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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: 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. What your real TDEE is can be found out...

Mrpb‎, 02-02-2017 08:49 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, 07-24-2011 11:52 PM
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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: 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: 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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Milk not a complete protein? Wtf?

According to, it actually shows milk to be an incomplete protein source. for whole milk the amino acid score is only a startling 85, which is below 100, the benchmark for what the site deems as 'complete protein'. but even more strange, every other milk product listed,...

Nimrod24‎, Today 07:15 PM
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Laborer Off Day Diet

Hey guys I'm working as a brickie laborer and I just wanted to know on my off days from work, should still keep the calories up as my working days? Thanks

Negoonus‎, Today 07:48 PM
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Smile How many calories?

I'm 18, 5'8 1/2, I go to the gym about 5-6 times a week, after being 230 pounds and now being 153, i'm going to go on my first bulk ever! I was wondering how many calories I should be eating to gain about 1lbs per week, all of the online calculators i used had too many different answers to make a...

armackk‎, Today 07:20 PM
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Intermittent fasting, cutting and building lean muscle

Hi everyone, This is my first post here and I would love some input on this idea. Basically I have been meal prepping and staying on a caloric deficit for a couple months now to cut. I currently intermittent fast and I work third shift so I break fast at 8pm and stop eating at 4am. I usually...

tygray6‎, Today 10:23 PM
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Can't find a good protein bar

Hi guys, as I wrote in the title, I want to make my own protein bars, so I started looking online and collected a couple of recipes, then I went to the store and bought all the stuff I needed and followed exactly the instructions, but basically the problem is that they all taste like crap. ...

francicampione‎, Today 01:37 PM
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Reducing Macros on days you sleep in?

So, While my weekdays are pretty strict, in at bed at 10-1030 and awake at 5-530, my weekends are not consistent. Let say on Friday night im in bed at midnight and dont wake up til 11 am the next day. Should I reduce my caloric intake for the day since I essentially skipped breakfast, or...

TxMRF‎, Today 12:47 PM
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Is 1g protein/pound body weight really necessary?

Is 1g protein/pound body weight really necessary?

Mariah277‎, Today 10:44 AM
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Can y'all prove my brother wrong about calories?!

Ok so here's the thing .. I'm gonna go ahead and tell y'all, he doesn't have an eating disorder lol he just eats strange sometimes (teenager probs) .. he's really skinny - 6'2" 160 lbs .. here's the deal My brother ate 9000 calories last night.. with a bmr of 1800, this would mean he is in a...

Sneakerhead42‎, Today 05:19 AM
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What should macros be for me?

So over the course of my venture to gain muscle, lose fat, and get to where I want to be, I have made a lot of nutritional key differences. I'm trying to stay within a certain macro set, hitting calories (the sum of carbs, fats, proteins) and things have been better. I've identified my body...

Clettig90‎, Today 06:34 PM
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Avatar nutrition

Has anyone used this? Created by Layne Norton and several others. Seems interesting and for the price, can it be useful?

omer46‎, Today 06:27 AM
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For those who try to maximise muscle protein synthesis

Disclaimer: for most hitting their daily protein requirement is the most important thing. This thread is about spreading your protein over the day in order to achieve optimal protein synthesis. These ideas have not been proven (yet) to make a meaningful difference for real world muscle gains. ...

Mrpb‎, 08-14-2014 05:56 AM
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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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egg noodles

Hi, im pretty much a beginner. Does anyone have any opinion/facts they would like to share in regards to egg noodles, namely; hokkien, thin egg noodles etc, both during bulking and cutting. If they are not desirable, are there any other alternatives, such as pasta noodles? Thanks guys!

deehoang‎, Today 06:02 PM
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help me understand this please

so i haven't train for around 4 months now (i still can't) and i've lost 18 pounds total. due to not training i lost muscle mass, but i feel like im gaining fat. i don't see my abs and don't see definition. im curious, why am i losing abs and muscle if im losing weight so fast (i keep losing weight...

letsallmakeit‎, Today 05:24 PM
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How to maintain muscle while lifting and doing construction?

So, I have no problem putting on muscle mass during the winter, but once summer hits and I start doing construction I tend to lose muscle mass, even when I increase my calorie intake. I guess I'm wondering if there are any known tricks to continue to gain lean muscle mass in this type of situation;...

Broch23‎, Today 06:04 PM
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Coconut oil for frying chicken?

I love the way coconut oil taste frying chicken. I was wondering if it's okay to eat it 3 times a day like that? I'm trying to loss fat/weight. So is it okay to eat the coconut oil fry chicken for every meal everyday? Also with morning, avocado with it.

Miikeo‎, Yesterday 08:27 PM
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Macro Goal Advice

Greetings All! I am attempting to do a clean bulk. My current weight is around 170-173 and I am 6 foot. I workout 4 days a week and will start using the Fierce 5 Upper/Lower Program next week. Other than that I'm pretty sedentary (student, job is at a desk too). With that I am...

TxMRF‎, Today 12:38 PM
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Food Faceoff Australia Vs. Mexico Semis 1

Below are the 16 top voted on Australian/Mexican foods/dishes of the week. Please choose up to 8 to go to the Finals on Sunday. Burrito Quesadilla

boo99‎, Today 12:11 PM
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Is It Better To Eat Before Or After a Workout?

Is It Better To Eat Before Or After a Workout? I have read that to lose fat you have to exercise before and then eat. But then how do you get fuel for the work out?

Ronaldix‎, Today 02:43 PM
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Arrow Do maintenance calories change as we bulk/cut?

If they do indeed change... how would one predict where the new maintenance is? Would it be based on the current rate of gain/loss?

TheWhiteWizard1‎, Today 07:50 AM
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Anyone buys their stuff from Nutrition Shop?

What do you social animals think of Nutrition Shop? How are the prices like, low or high? I'm planning to stop buy and maybe buy a pre work out.

SovietChild‎, Today 11:53 AM
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Acceptable macros??

Im 24,188lbs ,28-30%BF and im on the all pro routine as well as a HIIT routine three days a week on the same days. My desired weight is 160lbs and calorie intake on these macros is 1800cals TDEE BMR-1663 TDEE MAINTAIN-2630 -30% TDEE for goal weight of 160 -1841 Macros-

BionicFrame‎, Yesterday 10:43 AM
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I'm 24 and Weigh the same as when I was a Teenager..

I posted this picture here 7 years ago when I was 17 and asking for weight gain advice. Now I'm 24 and still the same size. 5'5, 110 pounds. I'm finally fed up enough to the point that I'm actually doing something about it after all this time. I can't be in my mid 20s and be this size, its...

cx92‎, Today 01:44 PM
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Calories in eggs confusion!?

I'm really confused on the calories in scrambled eggs. The carton lists the calories at 70 per egg. If I scramble them and cook in a non stick pan, without using any oil or adding anything at all, shouldn't they still be 70 calories? I'm finding websites with lots of unclear and conflicting...

Nerdicide‎, Today 11:34 AM
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Talking Green Smoothies

I haven't seen too much on this forum about these, but I absolutely love them. I usually have a green smoothie post-workout...I stick greens (and lemon if I'm doing bitter greens such as dandelion) in a blender with the whey protein and almond milk. (chocolate whey and spinach are great)! I...

urbanlamb‎, 05-22-2012 06:21 PM
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