Last week I was going to compete in a Jiu-Jitsu tournament, but two days before I hurt my hand in practice, badly enough that I'm still off the mats.
Four days before the injury, I started water fasting to get my weight down to welterweight. I succeeded at that, but...
I believe I injured myself because my body and mind were weak and slow to react after 4 days of water fasting.
Lesson: when water fasting, rest! If can't rest, don't water fast!
@writer13 I haven't tried that variation yet, will give it a shot next time I want to cut down some weight. I have been doing daily intermittent fasting and one day a week full fasting for several weeks now and that's been working fine for me.
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