Kratom and Weight Loss – Natural Weight Loss
Well this isn’t a new subject, the natural weight loss I mean. But Kratom is definitley a good way to lose weight if you are a person who tends to over eat. Kratom and weight loss is another great kratom effect that can be used to help MANY people.
If taken correctly, kratom will suppress your appetite, therefore, allowing you to eat less during the day. The reason why someone maybe overweight is simply cause of the fact that he takes in a lot of food, but doesn’t provide his body with enough physical activity to burn the excess calories. (that came from the food)
So naturally when talking about kratom and weight loss, you want to know how to actually lose the weight.
Activating Kratom’s Weight Loss Power
Kratom can help with weight loss, I have found that a couple of things need to be taken into account before starting. View kratom and food for a different perspective. But for Kratom and Weight Loss you need to:
- Have any empty stomach (super important)
- Typically taken while fasted (first meal of the day)
- DRINK LOTS OF WATER!
There are also various approaches you could do with this, BUT, let me talk a bit about I.F aka Intermittent Fasting.
The defnition of fasting is being without food for a certain amount of time. Right after your meal, you begin to “fast” until your next meal. This is why we call the first meal of the day “Break Fast” meaning that it breaks the fast that you have currently been in during the night hours.
Now, while you are sleeping you are not taking in any amounts of food, so when you wake up, instead of breaking your fast right away. Take some kratom (See dosage guide) and let the kratom effects take you. Than when kratom starts to wear off you can either break your fast now, Or burn a bit more kratom. (start with 1g)
Intermittent Fasting For Natural Weight Loss and Kratom
When it comes to the topic of Intermittent Fasting there will be a lot of controversy concerning the effectiveness of this “lifestyle”.
Intermittent fasting is described as: Fasting(not eating) for a stretched period of time which is common to use a 16 fast / 8 eating window.
Meaning that you will be fasting 16 hours of the 24 hour day and eating for 8 hours of it.
I have started using intermittent fasting in 2013 and have found that is by far the BEST WAY to lose weight, FAST. The controversy comes in when people say that it is
- Unhealthy to “starve” yourself
- You will gain all the weight back anyway
- You will go into starvation mode and actually gain weight
- Its all about calories in vs calories out
- Food is nothing, exercise is everything
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I tell you this from pure experience that the list above is ALL FALSE! I first got introduced to intermittent fasting by the Hodgetwins on youtube (twin beasts that are very popular on youtube and funny as hell) Click this link to go their fasting channel Fasting Twins
Since using the intermittent fasting lifestyle, I have decided that it is my go to routine for losing excess body fat (although you will lose muscle as well) and up to 10 pounds in a week.
I regularly use this method of losing weight because:
- It works for me and I am able to do it
- I use kratom to help me not be hungry
- I drink a diet soda for the feeling of fullness in my belly
- I sleep most of my fasting time
The main thing to schedule with intermittent fasting is your eating windows and fasting windows
Eating window – The time which you have decided for yourself that you will be eating the right amounts of food that your body needs. I.e Proteins, carbs, fats and Calories
Fasting Window – This is the point where you will not be eating ANYTHING that has over 30 calories. Any diet coke is fine and drink LOTS OF WATER!
If you are looking to lose weight extremely fast (you will lose muscle faster too however) is to opt for a 20 hour fast / 4 hour eating window (you can get all your macronutrients in one or two meals)
However the normal go to intermittent fasting plan is 16 hour fast and 8 hour eating window.
Intermittent Fasting with Help
The way to get yourself into this mode (especially if your use to always eating when your “hungry”) is to start off with a 12 hour fast and 12 hour eating window and gradually increase the fast state and decrease the eating window.
The best way to do this is to push breakfast up 2-3 hours after you have awakened and stop eating 2-3 hours before going to bed.
I.e I wake up at 8 am in the morning, I take my pre workout (not enough calories to break the fast) and go workout, by the time I finish working out it is approximately 10 and by the time I get home about 10:30.
As I arrive I take my protein shake which immediately breaks my fast or breakfast. This starts my eating window and I will be eating every 1.5 hours until I have reached my Macronutrient goals (calories, proteins, fats and carbs)
At 6:30 I will have my last meal and then brush my teeth to help with not craving carbs (thats essentially the hardest part, fighting carb cravings)
I go to sleep at 10 and than repeat.
*Note: I am sleeping from 10-8 which is 8 hours. From 7:30 pm to 10:30 am I fast, meaning it is a 16 hour fast which is the minimum amount of hours to be considered Intermittent Fasting.
Intermittent Fasting With Kratom
Enter Kratom, the plant that will help reduce your appetite and focus your mind so that you are able to will yourself to fast in an easier way than if you were to do it without kratom.
This is not very popular with kratom (at least I have never heard of it) but since I have noticed that kratom helps with appetite suppressants, I knew there would be a good use to fast with it.
Intermittent fasting says that you cannot eat for 16 hours and this can seem tough, and sometimes it is. I have found however that with kratom, I am able to fast without even thinking about it (some days better than others)
It is a tad tricky with kratom though (especially for those who state it makes them hungry) because it does vary from person to person. Although I will share with you my philosophy on what I think is happening here.
Once you have dosed your kratom after about 20 mins you will feel it churning in your stomach, that kinda feels and sounds like a stomach growl. I cannot say that this is true for everyone.
What I have found is that if you go through the stomach growls (will make you think you are hungry) the kratom effects kick in and you will not be hungry for a while. If you have taken kratom and know about this feeling that you know exactly what I m talking about.
The thing though is that when most people take kratom, there not taking it to lose weight so the fasting aspect isn’t even in their minds.
This allows them to just go eat when they are hungry (stomach growl or tension in stomach area)
If we can fight through the “hunger” stage we can definitely start fasting effectively and this will allow us to get to our goal weight much quicker.
As for the myth about “it will all come back anyway” I have actually found intermittent fasting to lower my appetite.
This way I do not overstuff myself after my fast. I honestly don’t know how someone can go back to the old methods of eating after fasting for 3 weeks straight.
You may not be able to do this the first week but keep at it and blast the thought into your subconscious mind that you WILL be fasting for 3 weeks.
After you get use to it you will be able to use your knowledge of intermittent fasting when you get a little tire around the waist.
[pullquote-right]I have found that going through the “hunger” feeling, the kratom effects sets in allowing for its appetite suppression ability to also set in. This will allow you to fast for a longer period of time. It will take will power and trial and error but You can do it, and once its accomplished. Stack one up to the success charts! [/pullquote-right]
Like I said to make it easy start small, don’t go full on 16 fast and 8 eat right away. Start with 12 – 12 or even 11 fast and 13 eating window to get use to it.
Important: Make sure to EAT when its time and to STOP when its time, if not your just eating, not fasting.
Personally for me intermittent fasting is the way to go to lose weight, add kratom and you have an amazing tool to FINALLY get to the size that you want.
Add another benefit to this amazing gift from mother nature, Kratom.
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Join The Discussion:
Have you ever use kratom for weight loss? Have you ever heard of I.F (intermittent Fasting) if so what are your opinions/ experiences with it.