The CICO model very useful because it efficiently flags people who are not all that knowledgable about obesity, and I can safely ignore them. There are many of these people out there, and not everybody is worth listening to.
Dr. Jason Fung
A very informative article Jason. I’ve used the CICO for weight loss in the past and it was torture in comparison to an intermittent fasting regime.
How do you feel about the CICO method for athletes?
For example, say someone is training hard multiple times per day, several days of the week. And they start tracking their calorie intake to ensure they’re getting adequate fuel.
They may not be interested in losing weight (or gaining) for that matter. But want to ensure they have enough energy to perform.
Is it the same principle with BMR adjusting to burn less during not exercising periods to make the most of calories during exercise? Or does it not work in this manner?