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Sticky Thread Sticky: Meals Eating Now XVII !!!!

This thread is dedicated to the art of food porn and making people drool. Thanks to the ironwill2008 for asking me to make a new thread Past MEN Legacies: MEN#1 MEN#2

The Solution‎, 06-25-2015 02:10 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Calculating Calories and Macros - How To

Estimating your TDEE The average number of calories you expend per day is called your total daily energy expenditure (TDEE). To estimate it, it's easiest to use a TDEE calculator such as: Keep in mind this number is only an estimate....

Mrpb‎, 02-02-2017 09:49 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Eating Disorder Support Thread: "Take Action" (part 3)

The forum limit has been reached on part two. Here is the new thread. Link to part 1: Link to part 2: Thank you to everyone who has participated in the older threads. ...

sonnydfrizzy‎, 02-17-2017 03:03 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Post Your favourite Recipes here -

Due to public demand here is the Recipes thread. Try to include as much info as possbile i.e cooking time, nutrition values. Pls. note this thread is strictly for details of recipes, not general nutrition discussion as we have a whole forum for that. ANYTHING THAT IS NOT SPECIFICALLY ABOUT...

D&G‎, 04-18-2002 07:49 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Nutrition For Newbies & Must Read Threads

Due to recent discussion in THIS THREAD it was decided that there is a real need for a 'Basic principles of Nutrition' sticky. In essence, something that includes: - Basic concept of calories & macros - Basic concept of micronutrients & health - Basic concept of IIFYM & importance of food...

Emma-Leigh‎, 07-25-2011 12:52 AM
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This is the NUTRITION Forum. It is intended to answer all NUTRITION-RELATED questions. If your question isn't directly concerning NUTRITION, it doesn't belong in this forum. OFF TOPIC THREADS will either be locked, deleted, or possibly moved to the misc. Repeat offenders will get sent to band...

ironwill2008‎, 07-12-2018 10:35 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: For Anyone with a "Critique My Diet" Question...

Please stop wasting both our time and your own by posting something that looks like this: Hey guys. How does my diet look? Meal 1 - Oats and egg whites Meal 2 - Protein shake Meal 3 - Chicken breast, rice and broccoli Meal 4 - Protein shake Meal 5 - Steak, rice, and broccoli Meal 6 -...

ErickStevens‎, 11-29-2010 08:37 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 09:12 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Discretionary Calorie Allowance - What does it mean?

The purpose of this thread is to explain the dietary approach of Discretionary Calorie Allowance (which will now be referred to as DCA). This thread was formally the IIFYM – What does it mean? sticky and has since been edited by the OP with the help of some kind moderators to something more...

YeomenKek‎, 04-15-2011 02:05 AM
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Bulk or cut, "skinny" fat

Hello, so i'm in a kind of dilemma whether to bulk or cut, i'm 1m89 and weight 83 kg, i have some fat in my stomach which bothers me, as for my daily expenditure, i'm eating around 1600-1700 kcal and i also want to note that i used to have some muscle mass 3 years ago where i was squatting 100 kg...

userFWTABXVSDHM‎, Yesterday 12:07 PM
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Question Minoxidil and preworkout supps

So maybe this is sounds little dumb, but can u use minoxidil while taking pwo supps,can they somehow interfere with each other and cause some bad side effects, anyone who has done it can u share ur experiences, I want to take 5%minox for that beard growth cause I got ****ty beard genetics..

Darkseidd21‎, 01-26-2022 06:27 AM
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Question Looking to Help Solve Pain Points in Dieting

Hey everybody, I'm on a mission to help out bodybuilders and gym enthusiasts with their nutritional/dietary needs. I'd like to better understand the problems that others in the community may have with their diets. For instance, what's the most annoying/painful thing about dieting for you? Is it...

jkwon0866‎, Yesterday 05:41 PM
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Why is the BMI equation needlessly complex?

srs... If BMI is just a formula calculated based on height and weight... why can't you just use height/weight to get a ratio? Why did they instead throw in a bunch of extra steps?

AdamWW‎, 01-11-2022 03:16 PM
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Question Better for skinny fat individuals to bulk instead due to higher rates of muscle growt

Every time a skinny fat person asks whether they should bulk or cut, they always get multiple answers. Some people will tell them to cut, others to bulk. Many youtube videos also vary in responses. However, a key element came to mind that I don't hear talked about enough. Skinny fat individuals...

Animal2692‎, Yesterday 08:09 AM
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Does metabolism tend to increase the MORE you eat?

Aside from regular physical activity like weight training alongside cardio, does metabolism actually increase the more you eat? (And when you stop eating and drinking, your metabolism actually gradually grinds to a halt I some sort of emergency conservation protocol?)

HannoCometh‎, Yesterday 10:29 AM
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Smile Lean bulk or Dirty bulk

By dirty bulk I don't mean eating junk. I simply mean eating more of a calorie surplus. I wish to hear everyone's thoughts on which they prefer or which is better? I have always done a dirty bulk Eating clean high nutrient foods But eating a 500-800 surplus because I like to see results...

userPJRLRRYP364‎, Yesterday 04:29 AM
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Do you need a calorie surplus to add muscle?

Title. Now and then I'll have some fat but I'm very lean usually. I'm new to this so go easy on me for the dumb questions, boys. I'm 6'0", always between 150lbs and 160lbs. I was down at 140lbs a few years ago when I didn't lift at all. At my heaviest I'm just under 170lbs if it's December but...

xwac2021‎, 01-26-2022 11:24 AM
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Looking for help in protein powder research for follow up video

I'm hoping people on here can help me? And save me spending thousands of pounds to find out - how common this practice is??? I dropped a YouTube video, it is about a 'serious' subject - although the video has a lot of silliness in it. The video is about a...

InkJ‎, 01-23-2022 11:31 PM
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Stalling on squats - add calories or...?

Am currently doing 3x3 squats and add 10lb every time I hit 3x5 or add 250 calories if I don’t hit 3x5 in 4 leg days (2 weeks), whichever comes first Is adding calories every 2 weeks of stalling too frequent? I am only at 235lb for 3x3 (6’2 180lb)

dirkdiggleryo‎, 01-25-2022 06:41 PM
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128 Calorie Protein Jelly Donuts

Check this out: those things are amazing... thank me later... problem is eating only 1 or 2...

pinfante‎, 01-23-2022 05:04 PM
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Kirkland (COSTCO) Protein Bar Opinions

Been eating these daily ( 2 or 3 bars per day )- trying to decide if they are "healthy" or not - from what I can tell they seem OK high level - 21 G protein, 10G carb, 10G fiber, 2 G sugar , 190 Calories Where's the negative to these things ??

71CHEVY4X4‎, 01-18-2022 06:37 PM
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How big is your loaf?

My loaf is 1/2 size. It has 12 slices. I pinch my loaf to test for freshness.

paulinkansas‎, 01-22-2022 10:21 AM
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Does the 2000 calorie daily recommendation account for the prevalence of obesity?

Almost everyone would swiftly lose weight with this daily allowance, even with a sedentary lifestyle. Almost everyone also eats well above this amount anyway. So, does the recommendation deliberately factor in what in many cases would be a huge caloric deficit in an endeavor to combat the...

EliKoehn‎, 01-21-2022 12:05 PM
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Carnivore Diet

Im going to do the carnivore diet and commit to it for at least one week starting Saturday. I just like to switch things up and try new things. In the past when iv run carbs very low i really leaned out. Any suggestions for anyone that has done this before?

pinfante‎, 01-20-2022 09:53 PM
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Down from 185 to 155, now hard to maintain

I have been using the app LoseIt! which has seriously changed my eatings habits but I feel like I am getting a borderline eating disorder going on. I have been eating about 1450 calories a day as a 5'7 man and 34 year since the beginning of November and it has worked well for me. I would burn about...

dlee7283‎, 02-11-2018 06:29 PM
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Can a calorie surplus alone increase LDL?

So since about May this year, I've been eating in a slightly higher surplus than I was before, still a modest/reasonable one... but higher than earlier in the year. I'd say maybe 300 daily surplus based on weight changes. In May, my lipids looked like this: LDL - 86 Triglycerides - 85 HDL -...

AdamWW‎, 12-14-2021 10:19 AM
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Healthy home made-mass gainer shake ideas. 2022 edition.

Right so while I have seen various recipes for "healthy" home made mass gainer shakes online I'm still a bit interested in "new" ideas for this kind of thing in 2022. Feel welcome to post your idea here (or elsewhere for that matter).

MrHeavenSmile‎, 01-14-2022 08:20 AM
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Where can I find vegetarian bacon?

I'm considering trying a different religion just for this weekend. The consumption of pork is prohibited, but I like bacon. Are there any sources of non-pork bacon besides turkey? I would be willing to try ostrich or emu bacon, but can't find any.

paulinkansas‎, 01-14-2022 12:51 PM
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Why does bottled water only taste like crap AFTER you open it?

I have had various brands of sizes of bottled water for weeks, months, even years. Have left bottles in hot cars for weeks at a time. And every time, when you first open it and break the little safety seal, the water always tastes fresh. HOWEVER, if you open the bottle, take a drink, and then...

desslok‎, 01-12-2022 03:45 PM
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Good tasting pepper spray?

I usually get the olive oil spray at Trader Joes for convenience, as well as some of the flavor sprays for convenience. But the pepper spray I bought tastes awful and makes my eyes water uncontrollably. I was wondering if anyone knew any that tasted better?

desslok‎, 01-17-2022 10:16 AM
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ideal diet for optimal brain function

To help stave off neurocognitive decline in the elderly you can look up the MIND diet. Very few actual trials but theoretically promising.

Heisman2‎, 01-14-2022 06:49 AM
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bf% estimate?

idk if this is the right forum for this prolly not but just wanted to get an idea of my bf real quick first 2 pics are me a lil over a year ago. If I had to guess I would say 20%? Second pic is me recently 15%? Watchu guys think, thanks

jfay696‎, 01-17-2022 08:39 PM
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Vince Gironda hormone precursor shake economics and nutrient info

For you 'tards that are not financially astute or have problems tracking macronutrients, here a is a breakdown of the shake. Ingredient, carbs, protein, fat, calories, cost in dollars. Milk, 11 8 8 150 .25 Greek yogurt, 10 23 0 140 1.00 3 raw jumbo eggs, 0 24 18 270 .50 Whey powder, 7 30...

paulinkansas‎, 11-19-2021 07:01 PM
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Hello - im new & would like some feedback

Stats Age – 34 Weight (70.5kgs or 155.5lbs) Height – 5’7 or 170cms Current Macros Calories – 2200 Carbs - 248 Protein – 138 Fat - 73

gbell3587‎, 01-18-2022 02:55 AM
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