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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: 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: 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: 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 broccoli Meal 4 - Protein shake Meal 5 - Steak, rice, and broccoli 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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Poll Poll: Stop the cut or go for another couple of weeks? Pic inside

Hi all, Long journey since I started, thanks to this forum (couple of years on Fierce 5 Novice, then different programs, only last year 100% effort on bodybuilding, as my volleyball activity is stopped due to COVID). 40 days ago I started my first cut, I wanted to get rid of bloody love handles,...

FallingBridge‎, 03-04-2021 02:38 AM
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How can I use enough protein in a 1900 diet?

That's the amount I am to lose weight, but I obviously need enough protein to keep the muscle gain during this cut How the hell can I use 145g of protein in such little calories?

Cammg95‎, Today 07:58 AM
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Can I fast for 16-18 hours?

Can I fast for 16-18 hours without losing muscle? I’m bulking and I didn’t even notice I fasted for that long and I want to know how many hours I have to go without food to notice that I might lose muscle

serviljohnpadiz‎, Today 10:40 AM
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Mars Protein Powder

Was tempted to pick this up today at £9 with 117 cals and 10g protein per serving. Has anyone tried this yet? Is it as good as it sounds? Have 3 bags of other powder to get through so didn't get it for now. Yea I love my protein ice-cream shakes.

Paulie1986‎, Today 09:45 AM
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Trying to count calories in a can of tuna

Hi everyone! The question might seem like a noobie one but I was unable to figure this out myself. So... I have a can of tuna (See the pic below. It's in Russian but you'll get it) 1) First off, 23 grams of protein multiplied by 4 gives us 92 kcal, 1 g. of fat gives us 9 kcal, sum it up and...

TheShredded‎, 02-27-2021 01:56 PM
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Easing into proper nutrition again over 3 weeks

Greetings, my gym closed down in November and thus my nutrition dropped with it. They will open tomorrow again and i am allowed to go for one hour three days per day, probably going to do some fullbody training, but one hour is a but short(any suggestions how to compromise?). Well anyway: how...

Cassed98‎, Today 02:01 AM
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Not hungry at all in deficit??

Hey guys, I'm coming here pretty desperate for good information. So I've been working out for a good while, I'm 5'9 146lbs around 15% body fat. I train full body 3 times a week. Anyway, before I got super serious with fitness and nutrition I was hungry A LOT. All the time. I was around 25% body...

sethsource‎, 03-05-2021 10:23 PM
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Experiencing problems, probably because not enough fat

I'm 159 lbs currently and experiencing some problems for the past 5 months (kinda low drive and motivation, not a good mood overall, low libido, also not seeing a lot of gains - probably messed with my hormones too) and I figured it's probably because of my lack of fat in my diet (40-45 grams...

AndyBendy‎, 03-05-2021 04:03 AM
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Can you add 10lbs while ultimately keeping the same waist size?

Hey all, I've gotten down to 10-11% body fat and have a 31" waist and weigh 168lbs. I like this look and now want to add muscle. My question is, after I'm done bulking/cutting is it possible for me to weight 178lbs while still having a 31" waist? Or does the fact of adding on more muscle also...

dhughes20‎, 03-05-2021 10:15 AM
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Needing help making a meal plan to reach my protein goal

I plugged in my stats to the protein calculator, and I need 240 grams of protein in order to build muscle. I am not sure what to eat really for breakfast, lunch, and dinner to hit this goal. I mean I could eat 3 eggs in the morning but that would not even be enough especially to get to 240 grams of...

xehirl‎, 03-04-2021 01:43 PM
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Question What will happen if I switch from mass gainers, to a meal plan?

So for the last couple months I have changed my lifestyle in and out of the gym to try to gain some serious lean muscle mass. I calculated my maintenance calories to be around 2500 daily, so I figured consuming 3000 calories a day would be enough surplus to accomplish my goal. I was getting 2000...

daltoo1‎, 03-03-2021 07:03 PM
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Can you still gain muscle in a calorie defecit with a high protein intake?

If you can sustain a lifting program and eat a caloric deficit, your body will be able to pull from its fat stores to both fuel itself and potentially build muscle mass. Is this true?

Cammg95‎, 03-03-2021 03:16 PM
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Heart/coronary artery disease & Type 2 Diabetes question

I just found out that I carry certain genes which make me more susceptible to Heart/coronary artery disease & Type 2 Diabetes than the majority of the population. First, some background info: I'm 33 y/o, 6' tall, and 165 pounds (and my weight has not fluctuated by more than 10 pounds either way...

titoyuca21‎, 03-02-2021 08:38 PM
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Curry powder that mixes well?

I love curry powder with eggs. But the curry powder i get at the store, when I mix with eggs and try mix it in with a fork, it clumps up and half of it just sticks to the bowl. Are there different types of curry powder that blend easier?

desslok‎, 03-02-2021 05:28 PM
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V8 vegetable juice good alternative for people who don't get much veggies?

I don't cook/eat much vegetables, but picked up a big rack of V8 vegetable juice today at Costco. Are they a good nutritional substitute for people that don't eat much veggies?

BeastmodeLEE‎, 03-02-2021 02:14 PM
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Eating 142g carbs in one sitting

I understand too much protein eg excess of 60/70g is a bit too much for your body to absorb Is it the same with carbs because I have 300g carbs a day and about 142 of those come from one sitting? It’s just more convenient for me to have it all at once

czjs‎, 03-03-2021 06:29 AM
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Thoughts on mcdoubles for bulking

Assuming I'm not going way over on calories is it okay to have a couple mcdoubles a few times a week while bulking? Each has 390 cal, 20g fat, 32g carb, 22g protein

KCMann‎, 03-01-2021 11:45 AM
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Dieting down for more efficient bulking

This podcast addresses the question of whether we should diet down before doing muscle gain: The only cliffs I'm going to give you is this: People who have dieted down to very lean states actually have the worst P ratios...

SuffolkPunch‎, 01-21-2021 05:38 AM
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What kind of hamburger mix do you eat?

By mix I mean the ratio of lean to fat on the label. Most stuff in the grocery stores is 80/20, but I see a ton of fat that comes of when it's cooked. I save the run off fat and soak bed crumbs in it, then feed it to birds in the snow. I shoot the starlings with a .22 so the cardinals can get...

paulinkansas‎, 03-01-2021 06:56 PM
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How many carbs can I eat in a calorie defecit?

Currently on 1800 calories but my Carb intake is only 50g, I was going to follow the keto diet to shed. I am 189ibs but I want to get down to 170. I read you need 50g of carbs or under to lose weight, but I was wondering if there was any other way to cut with carbs? Thanks.

Cammg95‎, 03-01-2021 11:27 AM
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Gaining weight, already big.

Hi everyone, I´m 31, 1.85mts/ 6´1 and currently weigh 110 kgs/240lbs at 22% bodyfat. I´m getting back into rugby after three years and decided to play in a different position, I´m aiming to weigh 115kgs/252lbs at 15% bodyfat by the end of the year. Can someone point me in the right direction...

Riggspopovich‎, 02-27-2021 11:43 PM
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Lockdown cutting....

Hi all, I’ve been cutting since jan now and it’s going well as have been able to have access to a home gym to help maintain what lean mass I have but have an upcoming issue. Moving back to the UK in a couple of weeks and facing a month or so until the gyms reopen - my question is regarding...

dvn12345‎, 02-24-2021 07:24 PM
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Unhappy Sugar binge and heart rate

My heart rate has increased two days after a sugar binge, I consumed over 1500 calories. This was the second binge in my life and they both happened within the space of a 4-5 weeks. I will not binge again, has this happened to anyone else? Any advice?

bigdecision‎, 03-01-2021 09:17 AM
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High fat vs hi carb - Bulking

Hi all, I know that the body works on minimums and not macros splits. However, just wondering what peoples thought are on limiting fats to something reasonable. So for example, typically when I bulk Ill get something like 140g protein, 400g carbs, 120g fat = 3200cal My body weight is ~...

mojojonz‎, 02-23-2021 02:28 PM
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Bad stomach help on bulk

Hi I have been on a bulk since Jan 1st and over this last week or so I have been experiencing stomach aches, upset stomach, large farts, lots of visits to the toilet... you get the idea. Is it protein causing this? Or maybe more specifically whey shakes? I generally have one USN shake in...

TheWogmeister‎, 03-01-2021 07:31 AM
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