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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: https://www.freedieting.com/tools/calorie_calculator.htm Keep in mind this number is only an estimate....

Mrpb‎, 02-02-2017 08:49 PM
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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 http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=317777 MEN#2 http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=7354271

The Solution‎, 06-25-2015 01:10 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 06:49 AM
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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: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=70778&page=1 Link to part 2: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=149942713&page=1 Thank you to everyone who has participated in the older threads. ...

sonnydfrizzy‎, 02-17-2017 02:03 PM
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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 01:05 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, 07-24-2011 11:52 PM
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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 broc**** Meal 4 - Protein shake Meal 5 - Steak, rice, and broc**** Meal 6 -...

ErickStevens‎, 11-29-2010 07:37 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com 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 08:12 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Pre, During, & Postworkout Nutrition

Hierarchy of Importance When speaking of nutrition for improving body composition or training performance, it's crucial to realize there's an underlying hierarchy of importance. At the top of the hierarchy is total amount of the macronutrients by the end of the day. Distantly below that is the...

alan aragon‎, 04-19-2010 01:31 PM
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Need a second opinion...

First time posting here. I know a lot about nutrition and minimums needed in order to gain/lose fat/muscle. I'm sitting around 170 (5'9"). Pretty vascular extremities, midsection needs work but can see a 6pack when flexed-my guess is around 11-12% BF. I workout in the mornings, usually 5 days a...

kickmybass‎, Yesterday 07:45 PM
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IF: Part Three

Written by Emma-Leigh and determined4000 IF (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intermittent_fasting) is a dietary protocol that has been around for many years. In basic terms it involves alternating periods of 'feeding' with 'fasting'. This form of eating has recently been popularized by Martin...

Emma-Leigh‎, 01-24-2013 11:40 PM
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Food Faceoff: Soups 4

Below are 21 soups. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Acorn Squash Sweet Potato Asiago Bisque

boo99‎, Yesterday 04:58 PM
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Isagenix Legit?

Does the weight loss system Isagenix work legitly and is it healthy?

MatadorDragon‎, Yesterday 11:24 PM
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How bad is drinking 3-4 diet soda cans a day?

...provided one is eating well and making sure all micros and macros are met on a daily basis? I don't smoke or drink or have any other unhealthy addictions besides the soda addiction that I can't kick unfortunately. Thanks in adv.

Bulk4everHbb‎, 09-20-2017 07:48 PM
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Is this a good diet?

Hey, I know there is a lot of information on this all over the web and can be googled but I'm still going to post as a lot of people here enjoy helping out. I'm 64kg (140lbs) and 176cm (5'9") and trying to bulk up. Currently I eat the same breakfast and lunch each day and for dinner I eat...

Stev0Dj‎, Yesterday 05:50 PM
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Gaining Belly Fat while bulking - eating too much?

Hi everyone, I am currently trying to build muscle and gain weight. For this, I eat between 3200 and 3500 kcal / day. I am aiming for 270-300g of protein, 400 grams of carbs and 86 grams of fat. I am 183cm / 6ft tall and weigh 84.9kg / 187lbs. I work a desk job, work out 4 times a day for 60-90...

UncelDolan09‎, Yesterday 07:34 PM
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Angry Cant gain weight

Sorry for any typos, my phone keyboard sucks. In 7th grade i was diagnosed with crohns disease. It isnt the severity is just enough to the point where my body only absorbs about 50% of all calorie intake. I weighed 90 pounds in 7th grade. From my junior year(age 16) until now (im 22) ive been...

posinthepast‎, Yesterday 06:37 PM
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Warrior diet

Anyone here still on Warrior diet? If yes, how long have you been on WD and how are the results? Today's my 4th day of WD and I'm feeling better than ever.

warriordietcf‎, Yesterday 07:51 PM
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Any ashwagandha users ?

Just looking for a bit of information before ordering some, I've read mostly good things about it but just wanted to clear a few things up first. I'm getting it mainly for it's cortisol control post workout, but I also read it boosts testosterone now I've been told my testosterone is very good...

fendertele‎, Yesterday 08:39 AM
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Always Starving...can't figure it out...any ideas

Bottom line: I am constantly starving even though I eat good amount of fiber (around 30 to 40g per day), around my weight in protein (between 190 and 230g per day), and drink anywhere from 3.5 to 5 liters of water per day. Quick background...decided to try and get in shape with the ultimate goal...

Starvin247‎, Yesterday 12:48 PM
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Best preworkout or similar for a caffeine sensitive person?

Recently getting back into weight lifting and as I'm highly caffeine sensitive, I'm looking for a good preworkout supplement without all the caffeine. Anything over 250mg caffeine gives me jitters, rapid heartbeat, sleep troubles, breathing issues etc. Any suggestions? Or what's a good meal or a...

Bulk4everHbb‎, Yesterday 02:22 PM
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Pls help idk where to begin

I have been working out for a couple months now and feel like I might not be getting in the right workouts or supplements or diet I don't take any supplements at all right now I have in the past and am willing to get back on them but lost on what to take to get to my goals I try to stay on a low...

punkinlord‎, Yesterday 07:36 PM
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IBS and Training Ectomorph

Hello there, this is a bit of a long story but ill try to make it short. Im currently 21 years old 6'1 and 142 lbs. About a year and a half ago I started working out and eating A LOT. The first 8 months or so I saw great change and was highly motivated and happy. I went from 140 ish lbs to 150....

somethinghere‎, Yesterday 10:00 AM
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Question Reducing gut for operation the correct way need help Low calorie Diet

Hello, My name is Maxwell I am 29, I been training really hard for my sleeve operation I reach my goal Today and more and got approved, now I need to reduce my gut for my surgery I wanna keep losing weight during the process also Lost 88 pounds in 90 days I started at 583 now at 495 don't get it...

johnkoz‎, Yesterday 06:19 PM
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Cheat Days/Meals Whilst Clean Bulking

Is it okay to cheat whilst clean bulking? If so, What does your cheat days meals consist of?

JBrnes7‎, Yesterday 09:54 AM
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How to increase vascularity?

So right now I'm at a fairly low bodyfat, I'm almost at the peak of my cut and I'm pretty sure this is the leanest I've ever been (more than the AVI), however I'm not as vascular as I am lean, is there anyway to increase vascularity through diet or training? I do try to avoid salt (my total for the...

NumbNuh‎, Yesterday 01:17 PM
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Fitbit Calorie Counter [Analysis]

Like many of you, I'm interesting in optimization strategies for training and nutrition. As we all know, the biggest factor in mass gain/loss is calories in, calories out. I was curious whether the FitBit (or any HR calorie-counter) could be a useful tool in tracking caloric expenditure, beyond...

frogsRfriends‎, Yesterday 03:51 PM
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Food Faceoff: Soups 3

Below are 14 soups. Please choose up to 8: Bacon Split Pea Baked Potato

boo99‎, 09-20-2017 04:46 PM
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Macros Help

Hey all, this is my first post on here so bear with me. I just started a lean bulk and this is my first time ever counting calories and macros and I seem to be having some trouble. Hoping I can get some help. So this is my break down. 3400 calories, 380g carbs, 75g fat, 300g of protein. I'm 33,...

rduque21‎, Yesterday 01:05 PM
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does my nutrition make me feel exhausted?

Hey guys, i hope u could help me out because im a little stuck. lately everyday after my breakfast about half a hour later i start to feel exhausted, i sleep about 8 hours a day because my schedule is very full. incase u guys got any tips on it or can tell me how to take 6 meals instead of 7 so...

Soufyan020‎, Yesterday 04:38 AM
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General advice

Hi, all; just looking for some advice! Current stats: 28 yo, male, 5'4", 123.2 lbs. Goal: 138 lbs or so with lower bf% (pending bf test). Exercise: StrongLifts (week 4) MWF + pull downs on OHP days and abs all three days, jiu jitsu MWThF, a few miles of walking each week, desk job. -...

Pur3p3r50n‎, 09-19-2017 02:15 PM
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Nutrition Help Needed

Hello all, I was wondering if someone could help me with my nutrition. I am currently about 173 lbs, 5'7", and I am consuming about 173 p 250 c and 65 f. And I'm following the Modern Physique program. My goal is to get a nice set of rip abs , however my waist still retains a "fluffy muffin...

Nikmico‎, 09-19-2017 05:53 AM
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Your opinions on insulin and fat loss

So I've been cutting for a few months with success. I'm very into nutrition and all the science behind why some foods do what, and I got to thinking: fat loss is about cals in vs cals out, so theoretically you could burn fat on only cake and ice cream as long as you're in a deficit...right? But...

chetc10‎, Yesterday 12:17 PM
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IBS and gain muscle/weight

Really been struggling recently. Around 9 months ago i weighed around 175 pounds and was eating well over 4000 calories a day packing on a lot of weight and muscle. At the moment my body has stripped all its muscle off as i struggled to keep with that program after being diagnosed with IBS and am...

josh070994‎, 04-23-2016 04:55 AM
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