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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: 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 broccoli Meal 4 - Protein shake Meal 5 - Steak, rice, and broccoli Meal 6 -...

ErickStevens‎, 11-29-2010 07:37 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 08:12 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 09:35 AM
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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 08:49 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 02:03 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 MEN#2

The Solution‎, 06-25-2015 01:10 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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6’8 345lbs 31yo

Hey guys I’ve decided to return to the gym and a healthy lifestyle after falling into some bad habits the last 2 years. Nutrition is something I could use some advice with. I understand calories in vs calories out and meeting my daily macros and caloric goal, but the problem I have is I’m...

Adam050889‎, 10-27-2020 08:01 AM
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Best Natty Peanut Butter Brand?

Looking for anyone's ideas. I seem to always buy Adam's Crunchy, Santa Cruz Organic Crunchy, or Once Again Organic Crunchy

AdamWW‎, 10-08-2020 03:44 PM
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Intermittent Fasting Leads to Muscle Loss: Study

Just saw Layne post a video on this one:

AdamWW‎, 10-07-2020 12:42 PM
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Whey protein - water vs milk

I always made my protein shakes with milk, but I thought of checking the package and it says to do it with water for better absorbtion. How is water gonna help with protein's absorbtion, compared to milk? I know I could use water to avoid milk's calories, but I dont need to. Just wanna know...

AndyBendy‎, 10-09-2020 11:17 AM
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Hi i'am a 44 year old bodybuilder. i am trying to bench 225 like this 29 year guy can in the gym i go to. But when i do it the 225 engery and strength push it up any i idea thinks ARbodybuilder44

ARbodybuilder44‎, 10-04-2020 03:00 PM
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Question Whole grain bread and guacamole diet

How would a diet consisting only of whole grain bread with guacamole help reduce my weight? (I weigh 210 Ibs) I'm trying to create a new diet. Unsure if this would be beneficial or counter productive in the long run.

Avitus‎, 10-12-2020 07:19 PM
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Unhappy Nutritional guidance required: muscles and strength getting weaker and bloating issue

Hi I am a 32 year old office going man (9 to 12 hours routine, 5 days a week). I used to workout, say 5-6 years ago and even had the strength and stamina to learn a bit of MMA then. But now, no matter what I do, I just don't have the strength to even stay awake long enough after office hours....

axelscar‎, 10-27-2020 01:17 PM
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How much protein per shake is too much?

Does it matter how much protein is in a shake? Some websites say you can only absorb 35 grams of protein from a meal. But how does that work? Cuz i imagine the food/shake is just in your stomach and gets digested over 24 hours and your body just takes what it needs. So whether you take 1 big...

backinthegymbro‎, 09-24-2020 01:57 PM
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Fat importance in our diet

Will increasing fats during the day help get strength up e.g almonds Or use them cals for carbs

bheast69‎, 10-04-2020 02:20 PM
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Diet adjusting questions!

Hello All! I plan to step on a bodybuilding stage about 3 years from now. I’m 6’3.5 370 pounds and I’m sitting at 26% body fat. I’m currently running a recomp diet since I added some weight after a couple months off from the gym. It’s working very well so far but I know I’d like to add mass to...

BigZachSmith53‎, 10-12-2020 03:43 PM
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How's My Diet? 21 Male, 193, 6'2

21, Male, 6'2, 193lb - Lifting Weights 4x weekly + 3 mile runs 1x weekly. I'm currently only supplementing with creatine. I'm looking to put on muscle mass, not too concerned about "lean" as long as I don't put on too much BF. Here's what I eat in a day: Meal prep: 553 calories, 36g...

billockdj‎, 10-22-2020 01:04 PM
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Food Faceoff: Trick or Treat 2

Please choose up to 4 that you like from the 8 Halloween candies below: 3 Musketeers Butterfinger

boo99‎, 10-27-2020 05:33 PM
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Food Faceoff: Trick or Treat 1

Oh Hai :-) The top 40 ranked Halloween Candy will be the FFO this week. Below are 8.

boo99‎, 10-26-2020 05:28 PM
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Food Faceoff: Trick or Treat 4

From these 8 Halloween candies, please choose up to 4 that you like: Baby Ruth

boo99‎, 10-29-2020 04:48 PM
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Food Faceoff: Trick or Treat 3

From these 8 Halloween Candies shown below, please choose up to 4 that you like: 100 Grand Almond Joy

boo99‎, 10-28-2020 05:23 PM
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Food Faceoff: Trick or Treat 5

Please choose up to 4 from the 8 Halloween Candies below that you like: Air Heads Xtremes Candy Corn

boo99‎, Yesterday 05:25 PM
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Advice Needed

54 YO male... Dropped 75 lbs over the past year...primarily intermittent fasting (since January). Began using an over 50 workout plan with bands and body weight while gyms were back into the gym to lift in July. Started carb cycling (same over 50 fitness plan) as above...hit my...

bradleyr1000‎, 10-18-2020 08:08 AM
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Count meal calories midnight the next day?

hi, i'm almost done with bulking and today i woke up at night hungry and exaggerated my meal i ate 800 calories is there any problem if you count this meal in the calories of the next day?

brunogouveia58‎, 10-07-2020 01:51 AM
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Ok so to start the diet I do is the anabolic diet. Basically it’s like keto Monday-Friday with F 220g P 225g and C 30g and my daily calorie intake is 3000. My protein normally isn’t at 220 a tiny bit under but I get more fat to compensate. Now on the weekends there carb ups so typically I like to...

Calikid32190‎, 09-12-2020 05:38 PM
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Gaining weight

Alright guys I’ve been on a bulk since feb 3rd when I weighed 136 pounds to my current weight now at 148.5. I’ve been doing 0.5 a week so a lean bulk. I’m trying to hit 155 before I cut to 145. Now I’m struggling badly to get those last 7 pounds it seems. This is my moving averages for this month...

Calikid32190‎, 09-30-2020 07:43 PM
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hows my macros for lean bulk

was in italy for 2 weeks but befour that i cut to 160lbs eating roughly 2100 cal back from holiday and im 175.6lbs hopeing its just water weight anyway im gonna be eating 2490cals 70g fat 265g carbs 200g protein for the next 4 months does this look ok for a lean bulk

calumscotland‎, 10-09-2020 06:10 AM
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Cut transition

There was a similar post but I couldn't find it so just creating a new one. When transitioning from a cut to a bulk, from my understanding you will gain significant weight from water/ glycogen. For how long should I expect this significant weight increase to go on for? Until this weight increase...

Cautious1‎, Yesterday 07:38 AM
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Frozen Chicken vs Fresh

Where I live 1KG Fresh Boneless Chicken Thighs cost £9 whereas 1KG Frozen Boneless Chicken Thighs cost around £5. Why is frozen much cheaper? Is there any difference in taste? I can also see difference is calories & proteins when comparing fresh/ frozen, why is that if its the same type of...

Cautious1‎, 10-27-2020 02:42 AM
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Nutrition for strength vs hypertrophy

Hey everyone, I'm currently trying to get bigger and stronger so I can play at a higher level of rugby. I have just done a cycle of hypertrophy where I was eating to gain 0.5Kg/week. I am now onto a strength cycle as I felt myself starting to plateau from hypertrophy and I am wondering whether...

cccc9999‎, 10-12-2020 03:20 AM
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Building muscle at maintenance or just go in to a surplus?

Hi, is it actually possible to change your body composition significantly at maintenance or is it just best to eat at a slight surplus I’ve asked on the forums before about what I should personally do but I’ve done some looking around and I get very mixed answers.

Damon628‎, 10-28-2020 05:48 PM
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