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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: 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: 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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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 10:35 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 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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Do you track your electrolyte intake?

EL37‎, Today 12:09 PM
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Any drawbacks to cooking/frying with avocado oil?

I get this stuff in more bulkish quantity, and the last tub I've gotten has lasted for days for making chicken strips. It has the highest smoke point, not to mention avocados being a miracle food. I know that Five Guys Burgers/Fries and Chick-Fil-A are famous for using peanut oil to fry, so why...

GeneralSerpant‎, 03-20-2018 02:00 PM
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Arrow Need opinion on following pre and post workout meal

1. Pre workout : 1/2 boiled Potato + 2 banana + 1 scoop whey with pinch of pink salt 2. post workout : 1/2 boiled potato + 2 banana + 1 scoop whey misxed with powdered oats Is Pre workout meal described above fine if taken 40 mins before exercise? And post workout immediately after exercise....

kashyapdevanshu‎, Today 09:11 AM
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Need advice from experienced keto dieters please

Hey guys, i started keto 10 days ago and i have been bloated every day since even though i lost 7 pounds in the first 7 days. Not sure what exactly is going on. My net carbs are always at 20 or below. My protein is at 118 grams and my fat is at 139 grams. Its about 69% from fat, 26% from protein...

jmtb1093‎, Today 12:03 PM
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Quick and easy breakfast while cutting?

Any suggestions for a quick and easy breakfast to have while cutting. Just looking for ideas I only have like 15 min in the morning for breakfast, so usually end up eating like shyt or not eating at all. What's your go to breakfast during a cut.

Rizzo845‎, Yesterday 02:38 PM
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Nutrition Questions In Regards to a 3 Day Fast

Hoping I'm posting in the correct spot (moderators, please advise if not?) I was in a very serious ATV accident 5 years ago. Almost losing my lower leg, hurting my back badly, and many surgeries later. To this day, I'm in chronic pain, with a bad case of chronic fatigue. I have been diagnosed...

sledgurl07‎, Today 08:54 AM
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Food Faceoff: Thanksgiving 2

Below are 10 foods you might see Thursday. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Apple Pie Garlic Lemon

boo99‎, Yesterday 03:53 PM
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Question Whats the optimal protein intake a day, how to space it out through meals

Hey guys, I havent been paying attention to this topic earlier and didnt know about the optimal daily protein intake for building muscle at all. I used to eat around 290 grams of protein every day and just thought, that you need to get as much protein as possible, however when i have done my blood...

B3nska‎, Yesterday 07:09 AM
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Nutrition for Surgery Healing

Going in for surgery on Friday to repair full thickness tear in rotator. Anything in particular I should be eating to maximize/speed up/promote healing and recovery? Won't be training for a while obviously so was planning on keeping protein and fat at recommended minimums and mainly eat produce for...

Nedo‎, Today 06:29 AM
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Calorie Intake

What I don’t get is that “tdee calculators” estimate my TDEE to be 2000 a day with no exercises, but if I say I’m then lightly active which is 1-2 days a week of exercises, it ups my daily TDEE to 2300, wouldn’t it only burn like an extra 500 calories for the week? How much would you estimate...

Vyprath‎, Today 04:15 AM
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How many calories above maintenance do you go for when bulking?

I have been losing too much weight, so I am trying to eat basically as many nutrient dense foods as I can in a day. I keep protein in the ballpark of .8-1g per/lb. I keep net carbs anywhere from 20-80 (rarely) and try to reel in cardio, even though I am an avid hiker. I would like to gain...

EL37‎, 11-16-2018 12:34 PM
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transitioning from fat loss to muscle build

Hey Guys In the last few months i lost around 100 pounds...2 weeks ago i hit my goal. Im proud of myself and i would like to build some muscle. To build muscle you gotta be on a caloric surplus. Im a 23 year old male and im 5 feet 9 inch with 154 lbs. Thing is the last few months i lived on...

Artorias9‎, Today 04:04 AM
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something i dont get about tracking

something i dont get about tracking calories. so this week i wont be able to hit my calories before 12 am (end of the day) 3 days because of busy working schedule and i will need to get remaining cals at 2 am before i go to bed. when i wake up (10 am) i will have my breakfast. if i ate the...

letsallmakeit‎, 11-19-2018 11:04 AM
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Could amino acids help cure protein farts?

First off, I know nothing about nutrition so bare with me. I understand it's common for protein shakes to cause farting and as far as I know amino acids help make use of the protein we consume so less of it passes through the body untapped. Therefore does it make sense that amino acids would...

ergox‎, 11-19-2018 05:33 PM
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Eating allot, gaining no weight, please help

Hey, would really appreciate some help regarding my current situation. English is not my first language, so please bear with me:) Im 70 kg, 188 cm (21 years old) and want to gain som muscle, as I have always regarded myself as a very skinny person. I have been working out seriously for about a...

Dev0307‎, Yesterday 12:48 PM
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Exclamation what happens if I eat a diet of only protein?

my good friend Pablo Diego Jos Francisco de Paula Juan Picasso told me that eating a diet of only protein will make me build muscle and lose fat at the same time. he told me it will make me go from skinny-fat to chiseled in no time. is this true?

RAPTOREX‎, 06-02-2016 12:05 PM
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Low Carb Bulking - Is It Possible?

Hey y’all, I suffer from a sleeping disorder that makes me very tired all the time. That being said, eating a lot of carbs makes it a lot worse. Unfortunately, this is an issue for bulking and I’m unsure what to do. Is there anyway to bulk up without eating a gross amount of carbs? Please...

SushiGodd‎, Yesterday 11:08 AM
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Need help with my Body Transformation, eating clean/lifting but no results..

I'm 27, 6'1 and 258lbs (After being out the gym for 6 months and eating whatever) I have muscle, used to be chubby athletic, but now.. also fat in my chest, stomach, lower back area. No fat in my legs and very minimal in my arms. I spend 10 min warmup on treadmill and then lift 6 days a week....

rhashw‎, 11-16-2018 10:40 AM
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Calories for 15 year old to build muscle??

Okay first things first, I’m 15 years old, 145 lbs, and 5’10” , I lift 3x a week (full body) and I’m currently eating 2700-2800 calories a day. Is this enough or do you guys recommend I eat more. I also track my macros (55/25/20) Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

Lukef139‎, Yesterday 10:26 AM
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Anyone know the recipe for the NrGize Peanut Butter Cup?

I always get the LA fitness NrGize Peanut Butter Cup smoothie. To save more, I'd like to learn the recipe so I can make it at home. Anyone know how to make it? Or how to make an even better one?

bbrandonpeter‎, Yesterday 09:50 AM
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Daily intake + Caloric Surplus + Caloric Deficit Training?

Hallo Everyone, At the moment my weight is around 150 pounds / 69 kg with a 12-13% bodyfat and I'm 5'7 or 174cm. I would like to bump it up a little to around 165 pounds / 75 kg with as little as possible % bodyfat, so i can reduce it again before summer time if needed. MY real question that I...

Vxooo‎, Yesterday 09:17 AM
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Food Faceoff: Thanksgiving 1

This week in honor of Thanksgiving, you will be voting on different Turkey dishes, sides and desserts you might see on Thursday. Below are 10. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Apple Brined Sage

boo99‎, 11-19-2018 04:47 PM
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Body Transformation Assistance, How do the Macros Look?

I'm 27, 6'1 and 258lbs (After being out the gym for 6 months and eating whatever) I have muscle, used to be chubby athletic, but now.. also fat in my chest, stomach, lower back area. No fat in my legs and very minimal in my arms. I spend 10 min warmup on treadmill and then lift 6 days a week....

rhashw‎, Yesterday 08:39 AM
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Thoughts on TVP?

TVP - Textured vegetable protein I am asking if it's a healthy protein for men. Apparently it's made out of soy. But it's also one of the best cheapest protein options I have at the moment. It also packs 15g per 100kcal, which is a very good option for me given the price, longetivity and the...

Gitsune‎, 11-19-2018 06:30 PM
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Thumbs up Bulking Diet, Is It Okay?

Hey y’all, New to bulking here. Basically I’m eating roughly 3000 calories with a 60/25/15 (carb fat protein) split for the most part. My usual diet consists of eggs, peanut butter and jelly’s, protein shake w/ oats, honey, and banana, and milk and then dinner fluctuates a lot. Often times I...

SushiGodd‎, 11-19-2018 07:44 PM
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