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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: 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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This is the Nutrition Forum. It is intended to answer all NUTRITION-RELATED questions. *This is not WebMD; don't post medical-related questions. Instead, talk to your doctor. Posting a statement in your thread that "I'm not asking for medical advice," and then asking for medical advice won't...

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: 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 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 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: 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: 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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Smile TDEE Starting Point Help

Firstly, my stats: 178lbs, 6ft, 21 Male. I wanted an opinion on a starting point for my TDEE. I lift 5-6 days/week, and 10-20 min HIIT cardio 3-5 days/week, other than that I pretty much sit on a desk and do my research work on a PC. I thought about 1.2 (sedentary) as my activity multiplier but...

Japnit‎, Today 03:06 AM
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Question Calorie deficient or High calorie intake?

5'10" 210 lbs. I've lost about 15 lbs so far but for the past couple weeks I've stayed at 210-212 range. I do cadio 30-60 mins in the morning, normally elliptical. With weight training in the afternoon along with incline walking/jogging on the treadmill, and yoga stretches after for cool down....

RogueLeader87‎, Today 12:34 AM
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How do my bloods look..?

Wasn’t sure where exactly to post this Got bloods done the other day and results came in. Just wanted to get second opinions if anything stands out. 24yo male - 178lbs currently CBC with Differential/Platelet WBC - 5.2 (Range 3.4-10.8)

Bmurray94‎, Yesterday 07:05 PM
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Should I expect to gain strength faster on a bigger surplus?

If I bulk at a higher surplus, albeit the increased fat gain, should I expect to get stronger faster? For example, 1000 surplus vs. 500 vs 300.

blue4123‎, Yesterday 12:35 PM
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What's the point in lean bulking if...

For one, take a beginner who will be able to gain 2lbs of LBM each month for the year and have him gain the exact amount in body weight. Now, in a perfect world this individual's 2lb gain in weight would be 100% LBM, however this isn't the case realistically. So now this thought brings me to my...

Ihave2PHDs‎, Yesterday 07:44 PM
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How can I improve my nutrition

I am having trouble maintaining muscle for the most part. This is what my meals consist of. 2 eggs, some sort of cereal in the morning. My cereal is from those packs that either has frosted flakes or things like lucky charms lol. or I eat one of those greek yogurts with milk on the side. For...

Gavin56‎, 07-16-2018 07:55 AM
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Calorie decifit with or without keto?

Hi guys. So i did keto cutting for 4 months and lost 50 pounds. Right now im bulking at 15.7% bodyfat. Its a clean bulk that will probably not last longer than 1-2 months. My question is this. When im done bulking. Should i go back to keto for cutting or just drop it and focus on calorie decifit...

xgjengen‎, 07-15-2018 10:45 AM
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Getting a belly while bulking, new to working out.

Hello all, I’m new to the workout scene. I’m a 27 year old male and I’ve been skinny all my life. Really skinny. I weighed around 120 and I’m 5’7. I got tired of it and now started to workout and bulk. I’ve increased my calorie intake to 3,200 eating mostly healthy like oats and avocados, chicken,...

MrCaptain‎, Yesterday 08:19 AM
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Keto/low carb question

Actual question in around 2 paragraphs, sorry for the wall So, background since I think this is my first post here. A few years ago I decided I was just too fat. I was late 20s and had not infrequent chest pains even. starting point 5'10" 275lbs. I didnt go nuts on any specific diet, I just...

Bastiat‎, Yesterday 06:52 PM
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Struggle to finish oats in the morning. Any reason why

Hi Recently i have been having the following breakfast in the morning: 100g Oats 300ml full fat milk 1 tblsp peanut butter 1 banana. The breakfast is around 750 calories and sits perfectly within my macros. The issue is, in the morning im never able to finish my breakfast. I have 3/4 of...

GavDhaliwal‎, Yesterday 10:25 PM
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So I got to a point in my cutting where I eat only 1600 calories a day, and that helps me to reach my weekly target, however **** is getting harder and today I found myself overeating at least 400 calories, got some crazy hunger attack started eatting cherrios and what not and nothing would...

LifterShifter‎, Yesterday 07:15 PM
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Food Faceoff: Steak 2

Below are 12 Steak dishes. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Caprese Steak

boo99‎, Yesterday 03:38 PM
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Protein intake

I weigh 275 lbs. I want to eventually try and reach 220 lbs. Do I take in 275 grams or 220 grams of protein a day? I am confused. Thanks for the help.

brodgers1496‎, Yesterday 05:09 PM
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** ~ Ice Cream Eating Now Thread -- Round 4 ~ **

Welcome fellow ICEMEN After branching out from the Ben & Jerry's 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 threads and expanding to the ** Ice Cream Eating Now Official Thread** we're ready for ROUND 4. So feel free to posts reviews, opinions, ask questions, let us know where you found a particular flavor, etc. Ice...

Oatmealman99‎, 10-30-2016 10:12 AM
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2 weeks Holidays with no exercise

Hello ... In about 1 month and a half I'll be going out for holidays and I really don't know what to do ... There's not any chance I'll be able to go to the gym , and I really hate doing freeweight exercises ... I'm thinking that maybe gaining some fat would be a decent option (I'm currently...

Viriato1904‎, Yesterday 09:58 AM
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Unhappy Nutrition Macro Newbie

I have read through all the stickies but am a little confused. I ran my numbers age 42, height 5'5", female, weight 134, have a desk job. I try to be active. I currently have a body fat percentage of 24.5. My goal is to get lean and would love to see some muscles. :) The macro calculator...

Megans26‎, Yesterday 01:30 PM
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Intermittent Fasting

I am thinking of trying intermittent fasting but the only way for me to work it into my schedule is to do my workout 4-5 hours before my fast ends. Is this going to affect the results of my workouts or the intermittent fasting plan?

mvoelund‎, Yesterday 12:03 PM
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Long bulk V short bulk

Hi, I’ve been training for about 7 months. Initially I recomped then ran a 4week cut to reach 10% bodyfat then went in to a bulk. I’ve bulked for 9 weeks and am now at 12.8% bodyfat. I’m sure if I’ve gained too much fat, I can find information on how much weight gain to expect when bulking but I...

BadWrist‎, Yesterday 05:53 AM
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I’m having trouble eating enough protein

Ive been going to the gym for about 3 months now I’m confessing my weight on all my lifts but I’m also cutting so thank the newbie gains lol. I’m having trouble getting enough protein in a day to meet the 1g per lb of body weight I’m getting around 80-100 maybe I eat meat every day and a shake but...

bojanglez34‎, 07-16-2018 12:44 PM
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Food Faceoff: Steak 1

Posting a little early as my flight won't have Wi-Fi later. Will post the results of last weeks FFO tomorrow or later tonite. This week you will be voting on Steak dishes. Please choose up to 8 that you like:

boo99‎, 07-16-2018 01:39 PM
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Food Faceoff: Honoring Determined4000/Buttery/Color Foods Final

Below are the top voted Buttery/Color Foods of the week. We have 13 today due to many ties. Please choose your 1st, 2nd and 3rd place choices:

boo99‎, 07-15-2018 03:08 PM
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Help with carb cycling

Hi everyone, I have some doubts about carb cycling diet.. my TDEE is about 2800... so with deficit of 500-600 kcal it will be diet about 2200 kcal per day... first od all, how can I calculate how much calories will be my low/medium/high carb days for 2200 kcal overall calories intake? second,...

Pennycillyn‎, Yesterday 05:02 AM
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Tracking Calories

Hey guys, I've recently started tracking my calories. However in MyFitnessPal there are multiple options for each food. For example, I ate 8 oz of skinless chicken breast last night. On the app there are several options though to choose to track. They differ in calories and therefore macros. ...

shernx‎, Yesterday 07:57 AM
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Protein Intake

Hey guys! I have a question i'm struggling to find an answer to, hope you can help me.. So here's the thing: when you say i need a protein intake of 0.8/1g per pound of body weight, does that take into account the bioavailability of a given protein source? Because if it does'nt, and i eat 10g of...

Nafilolz‎, 07-16-2018 02:30 PM
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How Much Protein Post Workout and Daily

Age: 17 Height: 5’11 Weight: 173lbs I’ve been looking online and I keep finding different answers for protein post workout. Some say 30g others say 60g. For a while now I’ve eaten chicken and had chocolate milk after lifting which calculates to 85g post workout and I’ve recently realized that...

Wai213‎, 07-16-2018 11:57 AM
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