14 Jan Why You Should Fast: Two Reasons + A Plan of Attack
Fasting. Should you give it a go? In this video I take you three a couple of reasons why I believe fasting (and intermittent fasting) is one of the best diet approaches out there. Plus, I talk about two common myths/misconceptions for when it comes to the consumption of food.
Check it out below and let me know if you have any questions.
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