Sunday, September 12, 2010

Words from Brad Pilon

Below is one of my favourite emails from Brad Pilon. You can sign up to receive his emails at

"What should I say when people disapprove of my fasting?"

It's a question I get on a daily basis.

Now, the old me would have advised to explain all the wonderful
benefits of fasting. To defend your choice with the examples of
fasting all throughout history, from all different parts of the

But that's not my answer anymore.

My answer is that you shouldn't care.

At all.

You are doing this for you, not for them.

You are fasting once or twice a week because you know it's
working for you...

Because getting that extra fat off of your body makes you feel

And you know that most of the nutrition rules everyone else blindly
follows are mostly useless (or at least their effectiveness is
greatly exaggerated).

The point is that you have to OWN your goals.

If your goal is to lose weight then you really have to ignore
everyone who is trying to steer you off track, by questioning your

If something is working for you then you don't need to defend it,
especially to negative people who are simply trying to rain on your
success, or your choice to be different.

So when it comes to weight loss and how you eat, remember, it's
your goals, your choices and your approval that you should worry
about, not the goals, choices and approvals of anyone else.

So when people ask you why you are fasting, just answer

"because it's awesome"*

*That last line will only make sense if you've read this ==>

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