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Krisco65
07-28-2014, 08:20 PM
40/40/20
40/20/40
35/35/30

You name it, I have tried it. While they all produced results because I kept my calories at the proper levels for TDE, I have no idea which one is the best for me.

Been training for about a year and a half and about to start my 3rd cut.

Thoughts?

accounts
07-28-2014, 09:16 PM
1 gram protein per pound bodyweight
.65 grams fat per pound bodyweight

the rest of your calories can come from what you prefer.


Splits are outdated but can still work.

WonderPug
07-28-2014, 10:15 PM
Macronutrient Intake

Ensure that your intake of macronutrients meets sufficiency (as defined below), with remaining macronutrient composition of the diet being largely a function of personal preference.

Ideally, ensure macronutrient sufficiency predominantly or, ideally, entirely from whole and minimally processed foods.



Protein: ~0.6 to ~0.8 grams per pound of bodyweight (or target/ideal weight in the obese) -- the highest amount justified by research. (http://mennohenselmans.com/the-myth-of-1glb-optimal-protein-intake-for-bodybuilders/)

Fat: ~0.45 grams per pound of bodyweight (or target/ideal weight in the obese) -- the lowest amount implied by clinical observation.

Remaining caloric budget: whatever mix of macronutrients you prefer -- as implied by research. (http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa0804748)