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Summary

Break the rules, not the fast with world-renowned biohacker and New York Times best-selling author Dave Asprey.

For more than a decade, the Bulletproof founder Dave Asprey has shared his unique point of view and expertise to help fans become the best versions of themselves. From living longer to getting smarter, maximising performance to practising mindfulness, Dave’s followers look to him for his take on the most effective techniques to become healthier and more powerful than most doctors think is possible.

Asprey has been fasting for years, long before it gained widespread popularity, and if you’re a fan of The Bulletproof Diet, you have been enjoying some of the benefits of intermittent fasting too.

In Fast This Way, Dave asks listeners to forget everything they think they know about the ancient practice and takes them on a journey through cutting-edge science to examine the ways novice fasters and intermittent fasting loyalists can up-end their relationship with food and upgrade their fasting game beyond calorie restriction.  

  • What if eating the right foods at the right time can actually enhance your fast?  
  • What if how you work out and sleep could trick your body into thinking you are fasting? 
  • What if it were easy to skip a meal, or two, or three?  
  • What if fasting is different for women, can be personalised to your genes and can impact your mental health?
  • What if all fasts could be created equal?

Fast This Way is a compelling listen through the latest thinking on fasting and gives listeners the manual and toolkit to make the most of their fasts and their personal biology.

©2021 Dave Asprey (P)2021 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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It includes women too 🙌🏻

I was fully prepared to return this audible after downloading as I doubted that women would be included much. I was wrong. A lot of what Dave says makes a lot of sense and I like how women are addressed!

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Read beautifully by Dave. I was surprisrd how good his voice is in story telling ...

Unfortunately all the information is already shared in interviews with him and in free podcasts and on Youtube. There isn't really any new information on fasting ... I was interested to listen to the chapter on fasting for women ... just common sense really about women being different from men ..

... if you want depth best stay with Dr Jason Fung.

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Love the book!!

The best educating book, very helpful, thank you so much for it!! Sugesting everyone to read it!

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Cave

Not much content, could have told 90% on it within 90 minutes. Has personal experience, high dosing specific nutrients is questionable IMO, he repeatedly mentions about not eating Kale as if it’s commonly known to be bad but he never says why. Why not just tell us why? Afraid to be wrong?? Who cares, the whole thing is just your opinion anyway so just tell us your reasoning.

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Fabulous Fresh take on old Traditions

Great Narration and compelling story telling from a Master. Thoroughly backed up by sound research and more importantly direct experience. Thank you Dave 👍🏼😎

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It just makes sense!

This book gives you a very practical yet gentle approach to fasting. It's really about taking back control over food and your health without having to suffer, thus freeing up your time and thoughts for greater things. Once you realize your gut is responsible for cravings etc, it's easier to forgive yourself for "not having the willpower to say no".

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Worth a listen

Some questionable dietary advice! I’m vegan, and disagree with him on a lot of it. BUT as an introduction to fasting it provides good hacks and life advice. ( He does push his bulletproof coffee a fair bit ) American accent isnt too grating, worth a listen would recommend.

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I bought this after hearing a great interview with the author about it where he didn’t sound his often cocky, more money than most self. The book has some good stuff in it but is far too much of “I did this”, “I was the first”, buy my stuff. Will be returning.

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More energy

I had been doing 16 8 fasting which initially felt great but I was starting to get tired and my monthly cycle was messed up. Since following tips in the book, I feel much better with more energy than I have had in years. It is too soon to tell if my cycle is back to normal, but an explanation of why it was a problem and how to solve it was very helpful.

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learned so much

loved it. Learned lots. a truly human take on life. Lots of information and guidance on your path to fasting from the many things that hold you hostage in life.

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