Can you exercise when you fast

2021-03-01T18:00:37+00:00Health|

The short answer is yes! Exercising in a fasted state will result in burning glycogen stores, which is a really effective way to lose weight and lean out. However, there are a few things to keep in mind when you exercise in a fasted state, which I cover here.  Fasted exercise for weight loss When you exercise in the morning in a fasted state, your blood sugar is likely already at its lowest. Low blood sugar means that you don’t have glucose readily available for energy and your body will have to look elsewhere for an energy source. This is a good thing. Without glucose available, your body will start to go after something called glycogen.  Glycogen is sugar