Quoted from Spark Coach Dean " The important thing is to start where you are right now, and keep moving in the direction you want to go."
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637 7/26/12 12:10 P
I try to eat dinner by 7 and to not eat anything afterwards. Your body needs 12 hours to burn off all the glycogen before it can burn fat while you sleep, and if you don't give it that much time, you never get to the fat burn.
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7/26/12 11:25 A
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
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7/26/12 11:24 A
I try to. Eating too late gives me very strange dreams, quite often nightmares.
I used to, but now I make sure I am getting the calories I need, even if its right before bed.
7/16/12 8:00 P
No, but I do eat 5-6 meals a day so that last one just depends on what's going on in the evening (some days I work out in the evening so for sure I'm going to eat after that). It does not seem to affect me to eat later at night, it seems to matter more what I am choosing to eat.
7/16/12 7:55 P
I don't eat after 8PM unless we're having a late meal with friends or colleagues. Usually my cut off is closer to 7PM but that's not always practical.
I used to get hungry at night but rarely do anymore and I've learned to just make a note of it and let it go.
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72 7/16/12 10:43 A
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127 7/16/12 10:39 A
Eating at night has been my downfall, so I have been trying to cut that out. I love breakfast, so when I dont snack at night, I wake up nice and hungry..and I love that feeling. Starts my day off right.
NOTHING TASTES AS GOOD AS SKINNY FEELS....
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7/16/12 10:37 A
A cut-off point in the evening does help, but I think 6:30 might be too restrictive and therefore hard to maintain..........and remember, you're trying to adopt a new lifestyle so that this has to be behavior that continues always. I give myself a cutoff point of 9pm and usually make that last snack a nice big juicy apple......Great tasting, very filling and extremely healthy.......then I brush my teeth so anything I would attempt to eat after that would not taste so good anyway.
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1,078 7/16/12 8:12 A
I've started doing that to some degree. Not quitting quite that early (since I'm always still at work then and don't eat dinner until after), but I like the idea of it!
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93 7/16/12 7:50 A
I heard this was Victoria Beckhams secret (not that anyone wants her body, but thats beside the point).
I'm thinking of restricting my eating hours from 7:30am to 6:30pm. This means no food outside these hours unless I'm sick, I need to take my meds (which just means one cracker) or I'm at some special event.
It seems like 20-40% of my daily calories are happening in the evening, so it seems like a good idea to have a cut off point.
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