What's The Longest You've Gone Without Eating?

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  1. Brom Bones Purple Belt

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    I do intermittent fasting most of the time and usually only eat once a day. The longest I've ever gone without eating is 71 hours. Not quite 3 days, but I could have easily gone longer. I wasn't even hungry at that point (day 2 was kinda tough), but stopped to keep from going into adaptive thermogenesis.

    That's the mythical "starvation mode" fat people claim you will go into when not stuffing your face with sugar every 4 hours. From everything I've read, you get there by not eating 3-5 days, which I was trying to prevent. I also didn't want to lose any muscle. Gotta keep up my Sherbro rep! Anyway, what is the longest you've gone without eating?
     
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    I slept for 17 hours once.

    so, yeah.
     
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    Probably about a day.

    I tried that intermittent fasting diet. 6 hours eating - 18 hours no eating.

    Didn't really work for me, as I'd be so starved after the 18 hour fast, I'd eat too much (essentially eating my days worth of calories during the 6 hour window).
     
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  5. fingercuffs raw sandwich lover Platinum Member

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    3 days here, I just couldn't be bothered and then forgot to eat. Realised I should probably have at least a small sandwich when I got off the sofa to go to the bathroom and pretty much collapsed into the wall.
     
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  6. Cole train Silver Belt

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    6 days

    Was easy really
     
  7. Goon Dog Furio Belt

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    30 minutes. It was horrendous. Now I know how those poor fucks in Ethiopia feel.
     
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  9. Cpt Migraine It is what it is..

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    I eat lunch at 11: and dinner at 19:00.. so pretty much wired for intermittent fastening.. i do eat whatever i want on those occations though..

    Never really tried being without food but i suppose 24-28h is my "record".. felt like shit at 20h with headache, coffeine stomach and issues with blood pressure for about 2 hours.. after that i was kind of fine..

    Would easily try fasting for a good/fun cause..
     
  10. Oliver C. Black Belt Platinum Member

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    I just got off a two week semi-fast I call "The Calzone Challenge". Ate about 300 to 600 calories a day. Lost 8 pounds in two weeks. :)

    Day 1. 7-15-20: Weight: 169.6 • Calories: +600 • Exercise: -400 Elliptical
    Day 2. 7-16-20: Weight: 168.0 • Calories: +600 • Exercise: -400 Elliptical
    Day 3. 7-17-20: Weight: ------- • Calories: +600 • Exercise: -400 Elliptical
    Day 4. 7-18-20: Weight: 165.8 • Calories: +600 • Exercise: -400 Elliptical
    Day 5. 7-19-20: Weight: ------- • Calories: +600 • Exercise: -400 Elliptical
    Day 6. 7-20-20 Weight: 164.8 • Calories: +600 • Exercise: -400 Elliptical
    Day 7. 7-21-20: Weight: ------- • Calories: +600 • Exercise: -400 Elliptical
    Day 8. 7-22-20: Weight: ------- • Calories: +300 • Exercise: -400 Elliptical
    Day 9. 7-23-20: Weight: ------- • Calories: +300 • Exercise: -400 Elliptical
    Day 10. 7-24-20: Weight: ------ • Calories: +300 • Exercise: -400 Elliptical
    Day 11. 7-25-20: Weight: ------ • Calories: +300 • Exercise: -450 Elliptical
    Day 12. 7-25-20: Weight: ------ • Calories: +300 • Exercise: -400 Elliptical
    Day 13. 7-25-20: Weight: ------ • Calories: +300 • Exercise: -400 Elliptical
    Day 14. 7-25-20: Weight: 161.8 • Calories: +300 • Exercise: -400 Elliptical
     
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  11. Oeshon Steel Belt

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    72 hour fast
     
  12. Todd Gack Dutch

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    72 hours. Only water and black coffee.
     
  13. Cpt Migraine It is what it is..

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    Story behind these?
     
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    I reckon probably 24 hours or so, did have some molly and water though ha ha
     
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  16. Cpt Migraine It is what it is..

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    6 days is a lot.. good experience but still a lot..
     
  17. Cole train Silver Belt

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    They gave us food

    Which i proceeded to forget in the base when we left for training lmao
     
  18. eternaldarkness Red Belt

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    Yep having no food makes it easy. I was going to say four days on a drinking binge when I was depressed, a couple of weeks ago.
     
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    3 days while on a bender in Las Vegas. Also went without sleeping which made it worse.
     
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    Well done. Not sure how you managed while still training.
     
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