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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: 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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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: 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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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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What are your 'weird' food/eating habits/rituals?

For example... do you have a favorite spoon, glass/cup, or do you never mix foods together? I don't have that many, but here's a few that come to mind: - For breakfast (assuming it's not an extremely hot day), I always have a combination of hot AND cold food if possible... and I eat the hot...

AdamWW‎, 10-19-2021 02:25 PM
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Poll Poll: Food model face off, 2 of 2

Pick 2. Irene or Katelyn

paulinkansas‎, Today 07:26 AM
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Poll Poll: Food model face off, 1 of 2

Pick 2. Ashleigh or Dixie

paulinkansas‎, Today 07:18 AM
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Foods that have an undeservedly GOOD reputation...

piggybacking on Eli's thread... lets discuss foods that are highly OVER-rated in terms of their alleged health benefits. Not specific to muscle building, but things people often SAY are healthy, but really aren't when you consider the whole picture of the nutrient profile. Here are some I can...

AdamWW‎, 10-16-2021 02:54 PM
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Poll Poll: FFFO* Round 3, post 4 of 4

3 way tie in last round. LC 5 meat pizza and McD Big Mac had the most Brownie points and advance. Sonic hamburger, Michelle or Sonic burrito, Nikki

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How far do you walk each day (steps/miles) & does it play into your diet at all?

Ik what you're thinking...I'm NOT trying to start another tired old Feiggenbaum TDEE debate. I'm just curious because I've found that decreasing my step count from 15k down to about 10k per day has helped with my bulking efforts. I've also noticed that If I walk less than 7k steps per so, my...

Strawng‎, 10-18-2021 06:05 PM
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Post Is it still possible to gain weight or muscle while limiting calories?

This is a follow up from my last thread. Instead of bumping it I thought I'd create a new on with an update. I have been told I'm in the pre-diabetes range from my doctor a few weeks ago. I got through an appointment with a nutritionist today who told me the protein powder I have been using is the...

mgstamper1s‎, 10-20-2021 09:26 PM
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Poll Poll: FFFO* Round 3, post 3 of 4

Fast Food Face Off. The food models got more votes than the foods. It reminds me of something that happened in California a long time ago. A lady hiker/jogger was attacked and killed by a mountain lion. She was a single mom. It made the news and people donated about $5,000 to help the kid. ...

paulinkansas‎, 10-20-2021 08:12 AM
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Best tasting protein shake?

Currently drinking Extreme Milk chocolate by ON. Usually just drink ON proteins I find deals on or get from Costco but am getting sick of it. What's the best tasting with good macros? Don't say Syntha6, the macros on that are chit.

taskmob‎, 10-20-2021 01:24 AM
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The most expensive meal you've ever eaten?

I'm curious what the most extravagant, expensive meal you've ever had consisted of? Personally, mine was an anniversary dinner I had with my ex-girlfriend. I had to reserve a private room with an ocean view at perhaps the most expensive restaurant in the city (Canlis, in Seattle)... which...

AdamWW‎, 10-19-2021 02:39 PM
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Journalist Seeking Subjects for a story about eating disorders in bodybuilding

Hi there My name is Julian Towers. I'm a freelance journalist and happy weightlifter who nevertheless struggles with a fitness obsession that sometimes edges into a straight-up eating disorder. As much as my routine has given me the body of my dreams and kept at bay the more formless anorexia I...

clopzat‎, 10-20-2021 10:19 AM
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Gaining too Much Fat on a Bulk WITH a Trainer....advice please

I need some advice... I have always been lean, and I lost some muscle mass during the pandemic when gyms were closed, so I enlisted the help of a trainer to help my muscle back. Anyway, I started off lean and at 17% body fat, 118 lbs. and 5'7". I've seen the man for a month, and I did gain...

GainsForTay‎, 10-15-2021 09:32 PM
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Cramps since I started eating cleaner

A few months ago I cleaned up my diet, dropped 15-20lbs, and have been maintaining ever since. When I was actively cutting, I would get these pec cramps where if I held the same position for a while and rapidly moved, my chest would lightly spasm/cramp and pull me back to the position. It still...

Alias530‎, 10-19-2021 02:23 PM
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Poll Poll: FFFO* Round 3, post 2 of 4

FYI the guy in the Carl's Jr pic in the last post is a chap named Angus Young. He's in a band called AC/DC. I don't always listen to AC/DC, but when I do so do my neighbors a quarter mile away. *Foods depicted may not be actual food item. Domino's supreme, Erin or

paulinkansas‎, 10-19-2021 08:36 AM
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Losing fat without calorie counting?

Hello. I weight 266 lbs at 6.3 ft, out of which 40% is body fat. I was couting calories before, in fact I was obsessed with it and had a lean body. But that was in highschool, and 1st year of uni. I work 9-5 now, have a kid, have many responsibilities and just a thought about counting cals...

SealReborn‎, 10-17-2021 07:59 AM
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Question What to eat before a workout?

I've finally bit the bullet and started a proper diet/exercise routine today. I've experimented with short workouts, intermittent fasting, and low-calorie diets before (with good success in weight loss and a little success in muscle gain), but this is the first time I'm really trying to stay...

aidanyk‎, 10-18-2021 03:36 PM
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New meta-analysis on energy intake and muscle growth

Very interesting in light of previous forum discussions. Link: Summary by Menno Henselmans: One important point emphasized by Menno: They...

EiFit91‎, 10-18-2021 12:36 AM
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Poll Poll: FFFO* Round 3, post 1 of 4

Pick 2 foods. Pick 2 food models. *Foods depicted may not be actual item. Arby's roast beef, Ashleigh or BK whopper, Babette

paulinkansas‎, 10-18-2021 07:39 AM
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Do you repurpose your dysfunctional cookware?

This non-stick frying pan is now a semi-stick frying pan. I've repurposed it into a rifle target. Made the frame from some re-bar between the sets of a workout. It makes a ding when hit. It's going to be about 100 yards out from where I was standing when the pic was taken. Halfway between the...

paulinkansas‎, 10-17-2021 07:25 AM
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How do these macros look

5’ 8” 78.5kg 19%. Have a powerlifting comp in feb and am going to be competing in the 82.5kg 16-17 class. Macros are 2892, 166p, 386c, 76f for the bulk.

Fortune2‎, 10-17-2021 09:36 PM
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Poll Poll: Food model finals

Amy or Paulina Sugar cubes:

paulinkansas‎, 10-15-2021 11:10 AM
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EZ BIG Breakfast Chooser

Bored with your regular breakfast. Here is an EZ BIG Breakfast Chooser (in pics) loosely based on Stan Efferdings Vertical Diet. You can choose from 90/10 ground beef, precooked ground turkey, sausage--ground or links, center cut bacon or Chorizo as the meat. The other choices are in the...

Benchpresser350‎, 10-10-2021 08:53 AM
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Nutrition for a Newbie

I just joined a gym near me a couple of weeks ago and am new to working out. Currently, I'm trying to figure out how much protein I need to start building muscle. I weigh 102lbs and the trainer I talked to recommended that I eat 2,300 calories a day with 35% of it being protein. However, I think...

gymster101‎, 10-16-2021 02:52 PM
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How to maximize muscle growth

Recently published position stand on how to maximize muscle hypertrophy: Most here are probably familiar with most of this but maybe some will still find it interesting (and maybe some disagree with some of the points) Infographic...

EiFit91‎, 08-22-2021 02:01 AM
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I need some lean bulk advice

Hello people ! I just joined the community and I think I i did a pretty smart move with this one haha !So right now I m on a lean bulk calculating macros and calories but the problem is I that I dont seem to gain weight on a 3600 kcal per day .I dont know if it's because of my intense training...

AndrewGhg‎, 10-16-2021 12:40 AM
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