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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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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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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 01:31 PM
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Custom Meals Delivery

I would like to start a food business delivering meals (specifically breakfast) created according to customers' directions such as calories, macro-nutrients percentage, and whatever extra vitamins and minerals they need. I don't see anything similar out there and I thought it would mostly appeal to...

Dreamer231‎, Yesterday 06:32 PM
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Cheat Meal during cut QUESTION

So I am on a cutting plan and I really stick to my macros every day, I find that everyday is "easy" to follow the plan besides friday when I wake up early and go to sleep late so I will become very hungry during the day no matter how I split my meals + we have a family dinner and stuff.. If for...

LifterShifter‎, Today 09:32 AM
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What's your favorite Pre Workout Meal?

I used to train fasted but now I train with a Pre Workout meal. I like Greek yogurt mixed with pumpkin and Pudding mix. I eat it with wheat puff or rice cake next to it. I also like Protein Bar and Apple. Protein Oats are also good but sometime I feel sluggish in the gym even if I wait a...

truckerfit‎, Today 07:32 AM
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Food Faceoff: Breads 4

Please choose up to 8 from the 12 breads below: Bublik Buttered Crumpet Croutons

boo99‎, Yesterday 03:54 PM
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Some pastas' nutrition labels show about 40g of carbs and around 200 calories.Other ones, show 70 carbs, and calories at about 360, with fat and protein marcos at pretty much the same level.None of them have specified ingredients they are made of.Both are you regular ,,yellow" pasta, none of that...

Malf82‎, Today 04:21 AM
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Looking for critiques on my diet plan

im looking to gain some muscle mass. note sure if this is important, buti have a bit of a tummy situation, however i still have a good physique so its not much of a problem (if i dont take my shirt off). and here is my current diet so far: Breakfast Oatmeal OR tuna with sweet potatoes Lunch...

btzneb‎, Today 08:37 AM
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4,000 calories binge every one day of the week

OK right now I’m in a maintenance and I eat normally 2100 cal a day but it seems that I go over 2000 cal at least one day of that week, I could never be strict on my so-called diet. I’m not trying to diet I’m just trying to live a healthy lifestyle but I always go over at least 2000 calories one...

chunkybutf‎, Today 07:25 AM
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Need some approval on these macroes before I cut

Hey! So here I go again. I have cutted a couple of times before, but long ago. I am doing Fierce 5 upper/lower. 1. Do they look fine and do you approve before I start? Is there anything you want to change :) ? 2 My goal is losing 1% a week of total weight a week(around 800g a week in the...

Rebinho‎, Yesterday 03:32 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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Unhappy 0.3g/lb fat, How impact it is in short and long term

Hey guys, I really love carbs and i'm cutting.. Sometimes i eat 0.3g fat / lbs and sometimes 0.5g fat /lbs.. but more often on 0.3gf/lbs.. How much impact to decrease fat intake to 0.3g/lb in short and long term.. I'm 198lbs / 23 years / 181cm

lucasweb‎, 03-21-2018 06:33 PM
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How to eat for recomposition?

Hello, So I started off skinny fat. I'd still kinda consider myself skinny fat but way more improved after a year and a half. I've done a lot of research through reading books and the Internet and I've very curious if recomposition is possible for me at this point. I understand that when new to...

Amendj‎, Yesterday 02:23 PM
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Post A few things I don't get about body recomposition and nutrition in general

Perhaps someone here can help me better understand a few things that have been always puzzling me (already asked a similar question in an older thread, but in much simpler form) 1) One has to eat in excess of the amount of calories his/her body needs for survival, in order to bulk up while...

resle‎, Yesterday 11:33 PM
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Clean bulk, not enough calories?

I am currently following my nutritionist meal plan for a clean bulk and I wonder how many weight should I expect to gain monthly? I was maintaning at 1400kcal (****ed up metabolism, not enough carbs) and 2 cheat meals a week. My BMR is about 1300. He put me on a 1650kcal diet and 2 cheat...

itsmeisa‎, 03-21-2018 01:08 PM
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How good is my progress and what should I expect next?

Today is exactly 6 months since I started lifting so I wanted to check in my progress with you guys and ask you for predictions on how much can I gain by the end of year 1 Starting stats: height (5'8") weight (129) I was looking at progress pics here of skinny ppl and I wasn't as lean as all...

jooking‎, Yesterday 10:52 AM
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Are these nutrition goals accurate for someone my size?

I am somewhat new to working out and before I start exercising I want to get my diet in order. My goal is to gain muscle. I am 24, male, 5’6, 150 pounds, around 30% body fat, and moderately active. I have looked up several calculators online and based on what I’ve read these are the goals I...

DomingoG1‎, 03-21-2018 07:38 AM
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New study on leucine in older women

This is from the Phillips group and is an extension of work they have done on men: There is an accompanying editorial. Neither are open access. It shows a benefit to leucine in the short term (6 days) but...

Heisman2‎, Yesterday 04:48 AM
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4 weeks into new cut and gaining weight

I posted this earlier but I didn't get any replies so I'm trying again with a more descriptive title. TLDR at the bottom of this thread. For starters, I feel like I need to give this brief disclaimer in before the "why are you cutting bro?", "you need to bulk bro!". I've asked for advice on this...

paintb4707‎, 02-14-2018 10:39 AM
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What the HELL? Is this true?

I read this random article the other day: 3. EATING EGGS Important note: I think eggs are one of the most perfect, nutrient dense foods out there! But, ANYTHING can be harmful to your...

PeterDInga‎, Yesterday 11:35 PM
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Trying to get my abs to show and Im almost there but I hunger and need help

So I already eat pretty well. When I really flex my abs I can see them so I am close to my goal. Was gonna try some keato starting this Monday. Honestly was already eating just meat and veggies with the exception of egg, brown rice, and a small amount of peanut butter, generally in my drinks. That...

Tsk117‎, Yesterday 10:20 PM
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Pre vacation nutrition

I am going on vacation in about 4 weeks. I don't plan on doing anything out of the ordinary as far as my nutrition and workouts go but wondering if there are any tricks there are to be had the couple days prior to look my best when I go?

Vandeman17‎, 03-21-2018 07:01 PM
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your favorite snacks?

i snack way too hard thru out the day unless i eat a big meal which makes me sleepy. so what are your go to snacks

ribo44‎, 03-21-2018 09:21 PM
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Is cutting beneficial for the next bulk?

So yeah, is cutting beneficial for the next bulk? or you would make the same gains if you were bulking for like 10 years without cutting not even 1 time?

Osiris95‎, Yesterday 04:37 PM
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The absolute best nutrient dense diet

Trying to find the healthiest food combinations that i can eat for the rest of my life. I dont want to think too much about what i eat and want to keep it simple. Try to come up with a plate of food with everything you can think you need Thing i came up with: Chicken, bro**** or spinach,...

phonedud787‎, Yesterday 02:57 PM
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Tired after exercise - down to nutrition ?

I've recently started to exercise, but I'm finding myself feeling exhausted after just 2-3 days of doing light weight training and aerobic exercise. I've had my blood tested and nothing unusual showed up, I get at least 8 hour sleep per night. I usually eat the same food which usually...

bluemax4‎, Yesterday 10:08 AM
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Diet is on point, sleep is not. How are gains affected?

I work 9-6 daily, then I got 1 hour commute each way. Then gym, eat, then sleep. Currently averaging 'bout 5-6 hours of sleep nightly. How are my gains affected by not sleeping 8 hours? Best to hold off on bulking till I can find more time for shut eye in the future perhaps with another less hectic...

stevie2007‎, Yesterday 04:54 PM
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