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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: 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: 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: 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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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: 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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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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I Ate one BigMac Every Day for 30 Days And Lost 7lbs

Probably a good watch for people who still believe CICO doesn't work. Article:

Mrpb‎, 10-13-2019 06:10 AM
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Smile Extreme gains

Hello, I'm new here, so not really sure how to start a post. My question is - after adding 1 jar of peanut butter (250g) to my diet ever single day, I am starting to see some insane muscle gains. Im wondering if anyone has tried it or if that is sustainable long term, since I have very little...

Ameelie19‎, Today 04:05 AM
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Does creatine cause high blood pressure?

I just stopped taking creatine a few weeks ago after I got a some very high BP readings several days in a row. I am talking readings as high as 145/80 . I decided to cut creatine out completely, but I still take whey protein. My BP has gone back to normal range after I stopped taking creatine. Now...

beq1991‎, Today 06:09 AM
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Fatigue from sleep or diet

Hi guys i have a problem that's really affecting my life. I seem to get MENTALLY fatigued very easily. I work an office job where i need to concnetrate and some days i feel like my concentration completely goes out the window. I'm not sue if this is a diet or sleep issue. I'm pretty sure my diet...

itsrealsad22‎, 10-04-2019 01:00 AM
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Post Pre-workout food

I'm looking for some suggestions on something small and light to eat before a workout. A little background first....I do my workouts as soon as I get up and before I go to work. So I aim to be in our workout area in our basement by 4/4:15 am every morning. I also have a pre-workout supplement...

BGP78‎, Today 05:00 AM
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Food Faceoff: Vegetarian 3

There are 8 Vegetarian dishes below. Please choose up to 4 that you like: Farro Carrot Apple Salad

boo99‎, Yesterday 05:22 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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Macro guidance

Hello! I’m in need of some assistance. I’m just done reading calculating your calories and macros sticky, and need some help. I know quite a bit about eating/ macros etc, but i need some help with knowing how much to decrease my calories, and what to decrease. I’m 192 cm(6’’3.5), 94kg(207 lbs)...

Rayen9‎, Today 03:20 AM
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I think my diet is pretty good but not noticing much change - Gain muscle, stay trim

34 years old, male 6' 200lbs, lift weights, 5 day or 4 day split typically, very active outside of my job. I have had my diet really in check (or so I thought) for a few months and am not noticing much difference. I have tried keto in the past and IF, thinking about trying IF again with a noon...

DKLift‎, Yesterday 02:50 PM
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Achievable or not?

I am curious to know what you think guys. This is a achievable physique? (1st photo) What's the process i should follow to move in this direction ? I should just cut more, get biggger and then cut, stay in a ''almost normo'', a little above, a little less than a normo..(2nd photo its me)What you...

3Bet4bet‎, Today 02:19 AM
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Donuts after an intense workout ! to restore Glycogen

A Friend of mine ( in a good shape and a very low body fat) told me that he takes donuts along with the protein powder after an intense weight workout ! to restore glycogen in the muscles. he told me that after an intense workout specially when working a big muscle group like quads, chest or the...

Kerbouci‎, 07-20-2011 04:39 PM
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Scientific literature support carbs - NOT pre/post post workout

Hi! Most of the research i can find supporting the role of carbs in muscle building revolves around the pre/post workout window. while ore-work out carbs are well supported, it seems that a fair bit of literature revokes the idea that you urgently need carbs post workout - assuming you ate...

JoshA1‎, Yesterday 06:36 PM
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Out of Keto, into gym need advice please!

G'day all! Basically as the title states - I haven't been to the gym properly for years, and over the years I packed on some decent luggage. I was 115kg at my worst. I got really deep into the whole keto low carb high fast and fasting world, now I weigh 88kg and have started going back into...

lincellusion‎, Yesterday 09:09 PM
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Egg Protein Absorption

I have read online that raw egg protein is less than half as absorbable as when cooked. I am wondering if eggnog or custard allows the egg protein to be absorbed. I can't find answers anywhere online.

blobson‎, Yesterday 09:39 PM
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Thumbs up Martial Arts Performance

I'm gonna be competing in some local Muay Thai competitions, and i'm wondering if there is anyone with more experience that knows the best nutrition split + workout routine for maximal performance and achievement; e.g. most power, most energy, best cardio, etc. Currently running a split of 2600...

domntc‎, Yesterday 05:56 PM
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Question Eating as much calories on resting days?

Hey guys! I am a 19 years old, 182 cm height and 67kg weight. I'm trying to bulk up for 4 weeks now, and so far I have put on 3 kg of weight (a little bit of fat), and I am eating about 2800 calories on training days, and 2400 on resting days. My question is, should I do this, or should I eat the...

Jota99‎, 10-15-2019 05:14 AM
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Food Faceoff: Vegetarian 2

Below are 8 Vegetarian foods. Please choose up to 4 that you like: Barley Strawberry Salad

boo99‎, 10-15-2019 06:03 PM
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Good nutrition for fat loss/muscle gain to start calisthenics?

Hello, about 10 days ago I started to workout 3 times a week and diet. My Idea was to lose fat and gain muscles, thats why the much chicken. But atm I feel pretty weak and struggle to hit the same sets as in the first days and i lost about 3.5 kg. My workouts consists of simple 10x10 sets...

MaxMusterman‎, Yesterday 09:58 AM
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Sauce for chicken breasts?

Can anyone recommend a good sauce for me to put on my chicken breast? I would be using it on a Costco rotisserie chicken. Preferably something that does not need to be refrigerated. Doesn't need to be totally healthy, I use siracha or mustard currently

jordanair45‎, 10-15-2019 04:13 PM
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What oils do you cook with, or butters

Mostly use olive oils and some avocado oils. But recently I've been switching it up to non salted butter .

ManletinAK2011‎, 10-11-2019 07:10 AM
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Scrambled/Boiled Eggs

Hello I have been sticking to boiling 4 eggs in the morning (3 whites / 1 whole) and I got bored from it due to time and taste. I looked around to check if it’s possible to scramble those four eggs and adding a little bit of oil, will the benefits be the same or will there be a difference? ...

SXTYIII‎, 10-12-2019 09:42 AM
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Going on a stag do whilst cutting

Ok so I am on a successful (so far) cut, i have lost 7kg in approx 3-4 months, losing about 9% bf in the process. As the title says I am off to a stag do on Thursday until Tuesday (I plan to hit the gym on Tuesday) obviously as it is a stag do I will not be going to to the gym and drink etc will...

themorganator4‎, Yesterday 03:49 AM
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Do fruit based sugars count as much when tracking macros?

I've been tracking my diet for awhile and trying to eat generally healthier. I'm consistently over on sugar intake with a huge amount of my sugar coming from fruits. The myFitnessPal tracker has my daily sugar intake set at 45g. Which I easily get to by lunch. My breakfast has a banana and...

ChinusGomes‎, Yesterday 01:21 AM
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Question Losing Weight But Getting Stronger?

I'm 17 and have been training a few years an i am in the intermediate category however over the past month or two i went on a mini cut where i got quite lean to around 174 lbs, I have since then increased my calories by about 300 above maintenance however i have dropped in weight to around 170 lbs...

userX1LRCFTLQZQ‎, Yesterday 01:35 AM
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Pizza vs Potatoes

So as the title suggest, I follow CICO and it's been working great. However today I ate only pizza and my workout sucked, it was awful compared to me eating like 500-1100g potatoes or throwing in cake/cookies. I was wondering what is the logic behind that? I hit all the macros, I even had more...

Nitir‎, 10-15-2019 03:12 PM
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