Why is Leangains so effective?

Andy MorganLeangains & Intermittent Fasting314 Comments

Edit 15th Mar.: Added a link to an article I forgot about by Martin that explains the hormonal advantages of IF further. Glycogen super-compensation point is possibly wrong.  A couple of Japanese friends came up to me in the gym after seeing the blog post about Scott asking questions. They are into the 6 meals/day, 5 days/week split-training method. They couldn’t read … Read More

How to Use Intermittent Fasting to Eat Like a King and Keep your Abs this Holiday Season

Andy MorganLeangains & Intermittent Fasting176 Comments

…and generally how to avoid the fat gain that comes with eating delicious treats. (Reposted for Thanksgiving) Drink without the fat gain: Alcohol Guide Here  A diet should not spoil your Thanksgiving, Christmas (or any other holiday for that matter). It is unacceptable for anyone to go for a damn salad while all your family are pigging out at the … Read More

How To Calculate Your Leangains Macros

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This guide has been viewed over 1 million times since the first publication in 2011. I’ve made revisions over 100 times since, the last major update being September 29th, 2015. There is a school of thought that it can be beneficial for nutrient partitioning (and therefore body composition) to have more calories on the days you work out, and less on … Read More

Quick Introduction to Intermittent Fasting, Leangains and the Benefits

What is Intermittent Fasting? Intermittent Fasting (I.F.) is a pattern of eating that alternates between periods of fasting and non-fasting. There are a few different popular types (you may have heard of The Warrior Diet, Eat.Stop.Eat or Leangains), but for now please think of I.F. as purposefully skipping breakfast. Of course, there is a little more to it than that, but for now, … Read More