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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: 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: 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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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 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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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 02:31 PM
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Myfitnesspal food calorie accuracy

How do they even get the figures for specific meals on that app? Is it just various people who have accounts on the app typing in their own estimates? There's also so much disparity it's quite annoying. If I type in scrambled eggs say and I get one saying : Fast foods - Egg, scrambled 2 eggs...

Dexterbro‎, Today 10:12 PM
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How to plan a vegetarian diet without whey protein?

I have two questions. 1) How can I make a high protein vegetarian diet without whey protein? Because of not using Whey protein I need to use lots of grains, nuts, and legumes. But the problem is that adding lots of them crosses the uppper limit of Folate(1000 mcg) and Manganese (11 mcg). You can...

vimalrajsharma8‎, Today 04:41 AM
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Calculating my macros

So far this week my macros is at 70f/119c/189p with a maintenance of 2200 cal with about a 500 cal deficit trying to cut. i'm 140lbs 5'3 around 16-15% bf Im just wondering if its okay to have my fat intake higher than my carbs as long as i stay in a deficit. I also feel like im having too...

johnson163‎, Today 10:05 PM
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Milk lots of it

Is it bad to drink like lots of milk a day like 100g of sugar comes from milk somedays for me, I am drinking Semi-Skinned milk I was wondering if the sugar is bad or is just sugar like in fruits and that sort of scale

JoeLloyd2020‎, Today 12:26 AM
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No food scale

I’ve been eating a lot of chicken breast lately and I wanted to know how many calories of chicken breast I’m consuming. The one I get is wrapped in plastic on a yellow styrofoam tray. It says that it weighs 1.7 lbs. so what I did was divide 1.7 and 4 (since there’s 4 chicken breast in the package)...

47juice‎, Today 09:09 AM
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Food Faceoff: Create a Salad 5

Create a salad with up to 8 ingredients and one dressing from this list: Alfalfa Sprouts Artichoke Arugula

boo99‎, Today 04:03 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 11:12 AM
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Ammonia sweat - burning through muscle?!

Hi friends, So for the first time in my life, I've started to smell like ammonia every time I work out. I've read online that this happens with people on a low-carb, high-protein diet when their body starts to use protein as fuel for their workouts. Question: Does this mean I'm burning...

jchelmer87‎, 06-01-2014 12:26 PM
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What’s the best protein-filled foods?

Sorry for the long post, I just want to cut right I’ve lost 1kg during my first week cutting, but when I benched I noticed my reps have become fewer than before. Last time I decline-benched 52,5kilos 8reps, but this time only 4reps. :( I’ve become more sleepy too, but I get 7-8 hours of...

TheNick02‎, Yesterday 12:07 PM
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Would you consider this to be a clean ish diet?

Goal right now is to bulk and to gain miminal fat, I have 12 months to do so before i go into Military. Would you consider this to be a clean ish diet? Only 250/70 Over Sulpus right now. I tend to have 3 / 4 meals a day due to working a lot and not having much free time so here it is.. ...

mrbarnesj‎, Today 10:36 AM
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No Libido!

Started a diet in summer of 2016 where I wasnt eating over 1500 calories with salad, vegetables and black coffee, along with training in the gym where I was burning 1000 calories on the stepmaster. Anyways one day I sat on the toilet in the morning and I thought to myself I was taking a piss where...

joeviv10‎, 02-21-2018 11:32 AM
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Question Horrifically sore for 3 days, ate magic pizza to cure everything.

Essentially, I started lifting again on Monday, and I became very sore (shocking, I know) but this was strange because it was getting progressively worse by Wednesday night, more of my body was sore than on Tuesday. On Thursday it felt like I was sick, you know how every part of your body is...

NovaturientOne‎, Today 05:33 AM
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type 1 diabetic

I am type 1 using an insulin pump. I am learning that insulin can help me gain muscle or fat.. I generally eat a highfat diet which really helps me control my BG. Should I eat high carb meals after workout to spike insulin? I average 30 units of Humolog a day what is the non diabetic...

Flyers01‎, Today 08:36 AM
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Food Faceoff: Create a Salad 4

Create a salad from up to 8 ingredients and one dressing from this list: Almonds Apple Pieces Bean Sprouts

boo99‎, Yesterday 04:27 PM
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Flu and weight+muscle loss

Hello. Not sure if this is the right forum but I'm on the other side of the flu right now. I feel better, but my appetite still isn't there yet. Since i got the flu, for the past 5 days, my appetite has been non-existent. I actually fasted for the first 3 days, i just couldnt eat a thing.. I...

reecedaniels01‎, Yesterday 07:50 AM
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how much protein to maintain the muscle you ALREADY built?

whats up guys, i know this has been asked alot but ive been reading for two days and cant find a clear answer. we all know you need about 0.8 g per pound of bodyweight for BUILDING muscle, but what about MAINTAINING it?if im eating enough calories do i still have to count grams of protein...

bobbybouche1501‎, Yesterday 07:16 PM
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Is there a link between diet and acne?

Just curious to see if diet plays a role

anothergymer1‎, Today 05:38 AM
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Is rest time included in workout length?

i.e. if I'm in the gym for 2 hours doing oly lifting training and I'm resting 3-5 mins between sets, do I enter that in as a 2 hour workout in the IIFYM calculator? Or should I enter it in as like 60 mins?

snowphia‎, Yesterday 09:08 PM
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Talking Nutrition at teen years help?

So I was told by some people that I don't really need to exactly track or near enough not care about what I eat as I'm young so I can just eat what I want with no real consequence to my physique. I don't really believe in this tho, I've started going really hard at the gym now 4-5 days a week no...

JoeLloyd2020‎, Yesterday 11:42 PM
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38g of fiber side effects.

Well, I count calories, aiming to hit my protein and fat minimums and really dont care about anything else if I’m still under my calorie goals (cutting). The thing is that I knew for a while already that fiber is important from the stickies that I made my diet from. So basically I just started...

Paulkirkm‎, Yesterday 06:07 PM
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Muscle twitches/spasms after a high carb cheat meal?

So about once a week I have a cheat meal, & usually that meal that can be very high in carbs (I ain't gonna lie, when I cheat I CHEAT. I've gone up to almost 500 carbs in a day before.) This past week, I had a weird bodily reaction I think may be linked to the cheat, but not sure. I ate a fat...

Kilama‎, 02-21-2018 09:45 PM
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Suggestions on Water Soluble Carbs for increased Calories

Hello, I am looking for suggestions on water soluble carbs to increase my calories. I've tried upping my fat and protein intake as ways to increase carbs, but this upsets my GI system. I've tried plant and milk based proteins, oils including coconut, olive oil, and canola, and have also...

learner100‎, Yesterday 07:17 AM
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Woman cures herself of cancer with raw vegan diet Jk. She ded.

necon76‎, Yesterday 02:01 AM
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Increasing calories before vacation?

So I have been on a cut for the past two and a half months preparing for my vacation trip. I've gotten pretty lean, but feel relatively skinny at times (which is understandable). I was wondering if increasing my calories slightly about a week and a half before i leave for vacation would be...

Jerrystanek‎, Yesterday 07:44 PM
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Signs of gylcogen depletion and how to maintain BF %

Okay so I lift/cardio every day. I'm also on a low carb diet. Yes, I know some people are going to start saying "you NEED carbs if you lift." I'm aware of this, however my goal here is not to get super ripped. I just want to maintain my current BF % and stay at my current leaness, which seems to...

Kilama‎, Yesterday 04:00 PM
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