Month: November 2018

Working out and exercise during a water fast: is it safe?

A lot of people who ordinarily work out or exercise in everyday life are tempted to continue doing so while water fasting. Usually the reasons revolve around maintaining fitness and the fear of losing muscle mass. But is it wise to continue exercising after your body has exhausted its glycogen stores? Like it or not, there are potential dangers in doing so. This video takes a look at what is safe, what is not, and why. Please feel free to post comments at the bottom of the page if I haven’t answered any of your questions!

Dealing with insomnia and sleep issues while water fasting

Almost everyone experiences major changes to the way they sleep while water fasting. In fact, many people find it one of the most disturbing aspects of fasting. It doesn’t have to be a source of concern, though, if you understand why these processes are taking place and what you can do to help get a good night’s sleep! This two-part video lecture explores both the situation as well as the possible solutions to insomnia and other sleep problems. Please feel free to post comments at the bottom of the page if I haven’t answered any of your questions! Part I: Part I explores the various factors and issues which drive sleep patterns while fasting. Part II: Part II examines a whole array of practical solutions to sleep problems.  

Online personal consultations and fasting guidance

In addition to the general advice offered here on this website, I also offer more private and personalised online support as a fasting guide.* If it’s one thing I’ve learnt in guiding people through their fasts, it’s that the emotional security provided by working with a coach makes the experience of fasting much, much easier. That security even tends to decrease the severity of detox symptoms – and when they do occur, I can help you find the most appropriate ways to relieve them. If you have any doubts about your own fast, I’m here to help you: whether it’s your first 3-day water fast or an extended healing fast. I offer the following online services: FULL COACHING FOR ANY LENGTH OF FAST: price includes (1) internet video or phone call before the beginning of the fast (@1 hour) (2) unlimited e-mail / chat contact for the full duration of the fast (3) follow-up video chat at the end of the fast / refeeding process (@30 min.) PRICES: 3-day fast: 100 USD / 70 GBP 7-day …

3-day home fasting groups

Next fasting sessions (2019): Jan. 11-13, Feb. 8-10, Mar. 8-10 Nothing compares to fasting while on retreat. Unfortunately, though, actually attending one can be expensive and difficult logistically. This is why I offer 3-day home fasting groups. This means that we’ll all be doing a 3-day water fast individually at home — and yet connected as a group online for over a week. What a 3-day home fasting group offers: — Small group for the best support: max. 5 participants per fasting group — 3 video conference calls via Messenger; each call approx. 60 min. of advice, sharing and discussion — Private Facebook page to provide constant support and ongoing group communication throughout the fast. — Daily support videos — Free copy of my PDF: How to Plan, Prepare and Practise a 3-Day Water Fast (100 pages) — Free copy of my PDF: Dealing with Detox Symptoms while Fasting (30 pages) Price: $200 (sign-up and payment below) Each 3-day fast takes place from Friday to Sunday, which means that you’ll be perfectly capable of continuing your …

7-day water fast: spring retreat 2019

10 day – 9 night retreat centred around a 7-day water fast: DATE: 26 April – 5 May 2019 (Friday afternoon – Sunday afternoon). LOCATION: Vászoly, close to Lake Balaton (Hungary), less than 2 hours from Budapest. (Transportation can be arranged from Budapest, see below) PRICE: 650 USD / 500GBP (see below for details) Maximum number of participants: 12. Currently 6 places left! Enquiries and registration: see application form below — If you are unable to attend but would like to organise your own fasting retreat for me to lead (in either Europe or the USA), please contact me using the application form below. About this retreat: Situated on the edge of a forest in the hills above Hungary’s Lake Balaton (pictured above), our accommodation offers the perfect setting for an extended water fast: a converted mill house on the edge of a forest, with a large garden, several acres of surrounding fields and a stream running through the property. There are also several natural springs in the vicinity, from which shall drink throughout the duration of …