Are you ready to get a jumpstart on 2021 and say goodbye to 2020?

What is one of the best ways to press the “RESET” and “REBOOT” button?


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Not necessarily a five-day water only fast… but you could if you are ready for it.  BUT we are doing the Kion 5-day fast as a time to press reset and reboot (plus a little detox and recalibration of the body systems – and mindset!)

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Today Kelsey Hess and I discuss the different types of fasting as well as fasting benefits and stressors.

  1. Review Fasting benefits
  2. Review different kinds of fasting
  3. Fasting for athletes
  4. Fasting for women
  5. Fasting for female stressed athletes!
  6. What we are doing for our “fast”
  7. What “breaking a fast” actually means
  8. The three most common fasting methods and their guidelines
  9. How does coffee, tea, healthy fats, sweeteners, supplements, and other common foods affect fasting
  10. How to prepare for a fast
  11. How to break a fast
  12. Tips for making fasting easier

 Kelsey is a Certified Transformational Nutrition Coach that specializes in women’s health and thyroid disorders. Her first foray into health originated in a decade of researching and experimenting to overcome her own hormone imbalances and manage Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis.

She’s worked closely with Ben Greenfield developing a certification course for health practitioners, diving deep into topics ranging from brain health to gut health, detoxification, hormones, fitness, athletic recovery, spiritual growth, and more.

Today, she manages educational and marketing content for Kion, a supplement and lifestyle company co-founded by Ben Greenfield, based in Boulder, Colorado. As a former engineer, her passion involves breaking down complex scientific topics in the health industry into simple ideas and solutions anyone can understand. –Kelsey Hess | Content & Brand Manager

At Kion, we believe in bio-individuality: that each person’s health needs are unique. The perfect diet, fitness plan, or fasting practice simply doesn’t exist because we all have different genetics, activity levels, health conditions, and more. 

In his article on fasting and women, Mark Sisson sums up this dichotomy quite nicely:

“As it stands right now, I’d be inclined to agree that pre-menopausal (and perhaps peri-menopausal) women are more likely to have poor—or at least different—experiences with intermittent fasting (at least as a weight loss tool). That said, it appears to be a potentially gender-neutral therapeutic tool for chemotherapy, cancer, and age-related neurodegeneration patients.”

While the science is limited, from these studies we can at least start to make an argument that women have a different (sometimes more negative) response to fasting than men.

So… why is that?


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IMMUNITY:  The collagen and amino acids in bone broth help strengthen and repair our gut lining, which is home to over 70% of our immune system.

JOINT HEALTH:  Gelatin and collagen help strengthen the skeletal system, rebuild connective tissue, ease joint pain, and reduce inflammation.

SKIN, HAIR & NAILS:  Collagen provides the building blocks for healthy skin, hair, and nails

BRAIN FUNCTION:  Research calls our gut our “second brain.” When you support your gut, you directly affect how you think and feel.

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Get ready for a worldwide Health (RE) Building Fasting Challenge January 11 to January 15th, 2021 from our friends at Get Kion!

It is time to get ready to say GOODBYE to 2020 and say hello to 2021 with a fresh new start!

A new year, a new start should include a type of FASTING CHALLENGE with your team at Get Kion!

Our Fasting Challenge takes place from January 11th through the 15th, and we’d be honored if you joined me (don’t forget to bring your friends, too)!  Kion is expecting at least 25,000 opt-ins this year.

You can register NOW and COMMIT by signing up here -and registration is open through January 10th if you can recruit your friends and family to join in this health building free event with people from around the WORLD!

By joining us in the Kion Fasting Challenge, you can learn about a free, effective health practice, as well as get exposed to a community of over 20,000 health-seekers, and benefit from your participation! 

The Kion Challenges are a great way to engage with other like-minded individuals from around the world and be encouraged to adopt new healthy habits with the support of the health building community.

Fasting has a wide range of health benefits, such as:

  • Gut Health
  • Brain Health
  • Appetite Regulation
  • Longevity and Disease Prevention

How the Challenge works:

  • As always, our challenges are free to join!
  • People can opt-in for the Challenge here
    • Once you register, you will then get a free download of the Get Kion comprehensive eBook, Fasting Decoded, daily emails motivating and educating them on the practice, as well as video educational resources from a few experts!
  • During the 5-day Challenge, participants practice their preferred method of fasting while having a community to relate and encouragement along the way.
  • Each day of the Challenge, Kion will release video content from fasting experts to educate and inspire via email, Instagram, and YouTube.
  • As a Fasting Challenge participant-you will also be entered into a give away but you must opt-in on the landing page here and follow @kion to be entered.


  • Sign up period: 12/22-1/10 – register here
  • The Kion Fasting Challenge live: 1/11-1/15

Debbie Potts

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Host of ‘The Low Carb Athlete’ Health Building Podcast

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