Originally Posted by BendtheBar
The greater question here has little to do with intermittent fasting. It's really about this:
If something is working for top-level competitors, has worked for top-level competitors for endless decades, and to my knowledge has never let a top-level competitor down, even if it doesn't stand up to science or a study, is it still broscience?
If something has worked for a number of people over a number of years, that in itself is an undocumented study, and as such it cannot be regarded as broscience even if some refuse to view it as a real-time, real-situation study. IMO.