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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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Anyone ever make turmeric shots?

Keep reading about how turmeric is great for you and anti-inflammatory and so is ginger root. Seems like all you have to do is blend turmeric root, ginger root, coconut water and a lemon. What do you guys think? Seems pretty odd to blend a root? but i've never made anything like that before....

fitfanatic123‎, Yesterday 01:47 PM
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Food Faceoff: Vegetarian Food 4

Below are 20 Vegetarian Foods. Please choose up to 8: Avocado Cheddar & Sprouts Pocket Blueberry Pecan Bread Pudding

boo99‎, Yesterday 04:42 PM
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Q: When bulking, is it ok to exceed fat intake in order to meet protein/calorie need?

Q: When bulking, is it ok to exceed fat intake in order to meet protein/calorie need? With my current situation I am getting 100% of my nutrition from the foods that I consume, that said it is a little difficult to meet requirements without missing another As I am newly introduced to this...

nrick‎, Yesterday 10:44 PM
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Is pita good or bad for you?

So we Balkans eat something called pita And we are addicted to it. I really like the one with chicken. And I was wondering if it is bad or good to eat since I'm addicted to it. I don't know the nutrition facts etc that's why I am asking.

gzumafia‎, Yesterday 11:34 AM
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Alcohol and macros

I expect to catch a lot of flak for this but I am going to ask anyway. What's the general rules when it comes to alcohol and macros? I ask because I am about to start a cut and need to stay under 100g of carbs, but I also drink a lot. Even more so when football season comes around. I'm...

BearsEatBeets‎, Yesterday 11:04 PM
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Psmf

Has anyone tried this way of cutting? In theory, I think this might be a better way to achieve fat loss. For example, if someone is maintaining at 3500 calories, he could do one day just 500 calories, Only protein in that day with maybe 3-4 meals with each at least 40 grams of leucine rich...

rml27v‎, 08-16-2017 02:51 AM
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What to eat after late evening workout?

I'm working from 9 to 6. When I finish my workout, its usually around 830. I noticed if I eat carbs after workout I will gain fat bit by bit. My goal is to minimize fat gain or even lose fat during bulking. Also, if I don't eat carbs after workout I'm afraid that I won't get my macros...

Yoloswag420hehe‎, Yesterday 11:27 PM
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Chocolate milk post workout?

Hey so i was wondering if it would be ok to have 8oz of low fat choclate milk mixed with whey post workout? I know your suppose to have simple sugars and quick carbs and some protein post workout so i was wondering if this is a good pick. IM On a bulk btw. HEres the macros. 275...

Brenden1212‎, Yesterday 11:13 PM
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Considerations when Re-introducing Meat/Dairy After 2-Years Vegan

Some of you may know, I have been following a vegan diet for a while, for various reasons, primarily health (acid reflux, digestion, etc, which was not fixed by any other means at the time). It has been a bit over 2 years. However, I am also in recovery from an eating disorder and I have come to...

AdamWW‎, 08-16-2017 06:33 PM
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Question about macro counting

I was wondering what the results would be life if I track my protein and total calories during my bulk, would this ensure good results.

Gnle125‎, Yesterday 10:06 PM
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Trying to work out kcal intake

So let me get this straight, the average male BMR is 2000 kcal, the average sedentary TDEE is 2250 So if the average workout burns 1.45*BW in kcal per hour (275 kcal for me at 190lb) Then 2250*7days+275*3workouts=16575 So if I want to gain muscle at...

AzariusBB‎, Yesterday 07:08 PM
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Weight gain

I am 16 and am mostly new to the body building community, only seriously starting to work out this summer. while gaining muscle has been relatively successful (I've added almost .75 inches to my arm circumference), weight gain is non-existent. For most people, thi would be fine but I only weigh 110...

michaelTaffe‎, Yesterday 02:56 PM
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Does a BCAA supplement contribute to your protein goal?

If you're taking a BCAA supplement (that contains 3.5g Leucine and 1.75g each of L-isoleucine and L-Valine) does this contribute toward your protein goal of Xg of protein per day? Or is it just like... a bonus boost?

BeeEyeEnGeeOh‎, Yesterday 01:15 PM
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Question Daily cravings...

Hey guys, I just wanted your opinion on this topic. Certain days I'll get sweet cravings or just want something that isn't so healthy.. I eat healthy all the time, currently bulking so I try and eat as clean as possible. But here and there, mostly everyday lol I want something that isn't so...

Dylan3456‎, Yesterday 04:46 PM
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Beginner needing nutrition help

hello I've figured out that I need 113g of carbs 270g of protein and 105g of fat which is 2501 to loss weight I've used the bmr and tdee to figure off my macros but I think for me to get the best help I need to explain that I've been a terrible eatter my hole life eating just one meal a day which...

Funkybadger‎, Yesterday 04:56 PM
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liquid eggwhites Australia????

I live in Australia, NSW to be precise cannot seem to find liquid egg whites for sale anywhere anyone from Aus know where i can find them????

rusty1313‎, 10-15-2009 04:58 AM
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guestimating my calories for a surplus

hello guys! im 6'2 weight 142 (yes skinny) and i want to start exercising and bulk. right now im not that active, i go to the gym 4 days a week and maybe go for a walk 1 hour each day (walk the dog). im planning on 2600 calories everyday. does this seem low?

letsallmakeit‎, 08-15-2017 12:52 PM
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Complete Protiens

Should you eat complete proteins in every meal, for instance i just ate pasta with sauce , is that complete protein and should i even be worrying about this or na

anothergymer1‎, Yesterday 09:47 AM
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Recipes for bulking (Snacking preferably)

Looking for some recipes of preferably snacking type food (Like bars etc) Stuff that I can put in a bag and not worry about refrigeration during the day. Having a hard time getting in all my cals on this bulk being that most of the cals I end up taking in around the evening time which sometimes can...

Metalmank‎, 08-16-2017 04:17 PM
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Where am I going wrong? (Many have asked this question)

About a month ago I posted on this site that I had been using a ketogenic diet and weight training + HIIT. To cut fat and get in shape. I used to lift and at one time had a pretty good physique. I trained 5 days a week and ate a lot of food (clean) then I stopped for 7/8 months - diet was whatever...

BeastBuildMode‎, 08-16-2017 12:42 PM
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Addicted to tuna sammiches...should I

...worry about mercury poisoning or has that been debunked?

zakhan90069‎, 08-16-2017 10:08 PM
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Protein Diet Advice

So I am planning to on a protein diet for 1-2 weeks (100 g protein, max of 500 calories per day) to promote weight loss. I will also be doing upper body workouts and 5k cardio 3-4 times a week. But I am bit worried that it might struggle to build muscle (or worse, lose muscle). Any advice?

huriteao‎, 08-16-2017 11:46 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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EXCEL Calorie/Macro calculator for BULK/CUT/MAINTAIN...All 3 Methods..IIFYM

^The link above is a excel spreadsheet I made that works out your calorie/macro needs based on the research in this section...you can also choose between 3 different methods of working out basal metabolic rate or an average of the three. You can also select whether to bulk/cut/maintain (Note....

Ryzz‎, 10-14-2011 11:18 AM
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Thumbs up How to get post workout insulin spike?

I feel like maybe I'm misunderstanding something. If I eat a high GI food alongside protein/fat.. I understand it will slow the release of insulin into my body.. which is a good thing usually. But after a workout, if I want a spike (to increase absorption of nutrients into muscles).. how do...

starko12‎, Yesterday 08:53 AM
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