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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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Precision on caloric intake

Hi :) I read all the sticky and I still don't understand how I should track my daily calories... 1) Are we agree that I need to count my daily calories for fat lost ? 2) Should I use the calories of a food or shoud I estimate myself the calories of a food ? For exemple, I have eggs for...

arnob85‎, Today 03:23 PM
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Does excess fat decrease the need for caloric surplus?

Hi guys. I am currently trying to put on size and understand the need for a caloric surplus. I've been successful so far, but recently have put on more fat than I would like. I'm wondering, now that I have extra fat, can my body tap into that to build muscle thereby decreasing my need to...

darrowaf‎, 12-03-2020 02:20 PM
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Post Can someone help me with Keto

Hi All, Love this forum, lots of amazing information so I just wanted to see if you could help me. I got this free ebook (attached) I have tried some of the recipes which are amazing like the vanilla almond shake but I don't know if they are good keto wise... Can you help? Thank you:)

sandytatlor‎, Today 04:02 AM
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Multivitamins a scam?

Who else thing multi's are a scam? I was taking NOW Adam Superior for years but decided to just take Vitamin D and joint support.

adamgentile‎, Yesterday 07:02 AM
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Meal Plan + Calorie Goals

Is there an app or software that meal plans according to your macro, caloric, and BMI goals? I know there are apps like Cronometer and MyFitnessPal that track macros, and calories, but I need help meal planning for a specific calorie and BMI goal. I’ve also found apps that meal plan for you, but...

zacrilege‎, 12-03-2020 06:12 PM
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To slim and very cut men here what is your diet like?

I'm interested in the slim but muscular look. Just curious on your typical meal plan and workout regime

phatso86‎, Yesterday 11:20 AM
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Is it possible to make processed food at home?

We buy all our food from a supermarket (Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's etc or in America it's stores like Walmart I think) Some items are Raw chicken (breast or thighs) Vegetables (pack) Salad Mince Salmon in packets, Tinned tuna

PixelFive‎, 12-01-2020 12:03 PM
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New diet after many failed attempts

So long story short I would always bloat terribly after eating any protein shakes, oats, breads etc. It would completely destroy any hope of getting enough calories in to bulk properly. Recent tests concluded that I have a gluten and lactose intolerance. I am 42 and I never had this issue until the...

meloncap78‎, 11-11-2020 12:42 AM
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Question Do laxatives inhibit protein absorption?

Due to a temporary change in medication, I've been unable to **** for four days. I took laxatives earlier today. I need to know if I should skip my workout today.

PumpCement‎, 12-03-2020 02:11 PM
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Chicken and brown rice

I know chicken and brown rice is good to eat when working out. Is it good for cutting? I know the whole idea of cutting is to be in a caloric deficit but do some people eat chicken and brown rice for their meals when cutting?

JustinSmith52‎, 11-29-2020 11:56 PM
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Nutrition education

I'm trying to improve my own bodybuilding and nutrition, where are the best places to learn more about nutrition for bodybuilding and especially for body recomp, hypertrophy, and contest prep? Any books, blogs, or people I should research would be greatly appreciated!

FFJacob‎, 12-02-2020 11:02 AM
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Psmf advice

Hi, all, I'm a few cycles in of 531 BBB after about half of year without training. I want to cut a little bit of the fluff off before I go very hard for my goal of a 1k total. I plan on using PSMF for a month or so. Below is my plan. Let me know if it seems really stupid. 5'4" 138 lb 31 yo...

Pur3p3r50n‎, 12-03-2020 03:17 PM
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Help with eating 600 grams of carbs on training days

Hello everyone, This is my first time posting here but I have been visiting the site for years, you guys are great. Anyway, I have been doing a leangains style cut for a couple months now and have decided to switch to a leangains recomp diet plan. A little backstory: I started working out...

AlwaysEatingLG‎, 09-17-2015 06:57 AM
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Question: on a strict deficit if you accidentally cheat one meal, what do you do?

EX: Hard caloric deficit, friend invites you out to a burger place, have a burger and fries, over day's calories by 450 or so. Do you stick with original target for next day and just forget it, take it as a sign it might make sense to back off the deficit for a while, skip a meal the next day,...

strikelightning‎, 12-02-2020 10:50 PM
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Eating way too much protein

I weigh 158lbs, from what I’ve read I should be eating 0.7 to 1.3g of protein per lb of body weight..the app I use says I should be eating 125g per day.. I ate 250+ grams of protein today... Breakfast had a yogurt, lunch had a lb of chicken breast and dinner I had a lb of salmon. Should I just...

Last2WalK‎, 11-21-2020 06:29 PM
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Bulking help!

Sorry if this is the wrong place. I have been trying to put on weight. Im 6'2 195 lbsish. I get at least 3500 calories a day and sometimes more. every morning I wake up around 194 when the night before I weigh around 202 or more. How am I losing so much weight when I sleep and what can I do? Any...

kingpiccolo‎, 11-07-2020 07:25 PM
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Question Keto vs eating carbs when gaining muscle and about testosterone

So I've been reading that low carb diets lead to low testosterone and that carbs are also muscle sparing. If the keto community argues that ketones replace glucose from carbs for energy, does that mean that testosterone no longer drops and ketones are now muscle sparing? Which one is it?

Animal2692‎, 11-25-2020 08:22 PM
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Scale goes down almost regularly- should I be concerned about this cut?

3 weeks ago: Me currently: I was 168 lbs three weeks ago and I'm currently 161 lbs in the midst of this cut. My first week that I cut, I lost about 2 lbs quickly but that was definitely just water weight. The second week I lost only...

Odifududix‎, 11-26-2020 10:16 AM
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Why I Can't have the ratio 50-30-20 ?!

Hi :) I'm a french student who count his macro for try to lose fat ! With my deficit, I calculate I need 2537 kcal with 317g carb, 190g prot and 56g fat with the ratio (50%-30%-20%). But when I try to calculate one day without meat (I'm semi-vegetarianism), I have 291g carb, 173 prot, 55,8...

arnob85‎, 12-01-2020 12:44 PM
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Giving Tuesday!

What is everyone eating for giving Tuesday? I’ve decided to treat myself today by giving me some french pastries from a local french bakery. They have really good almond croissants and chocolate croissants and macaroons. What is everyone else doing?

desslok‎, 12-01-2020 01:56 PM
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Not hungry in the morning? Slow metabolism?

Hey yall I'm 22 years old and I'm currently trying to bulk. I've been lifting for three years but only seriously for the past year or so. The past month I've gone balls to the wall. 8 Am wake ups, cold showers, semen retention, lifting hard, etc. I noticed I don't have much of an appetite in the...

cooledwhip‎, 12-01-2020 07:58 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 11:12 AM
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Does cutting water make you look leaner?

Is it beneficial to perform a water cut (identical to one for a bodybuilding/powerlifting show) for a beach party? Or will the visual results be not be apparent to the untrained eye? Do bodybuilders perform water cuts for qualifying for their weight class and looking leaner, or only the former?

MattLifts1994‎, 11-30-2020 04:21 AM
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Registered Dietitian with Bodybuilding Experience

Anybody know one in Canada?

conradfield‎, 11-27-2020 10:06 AM
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Hey, I am Skinny my weight is 60 KG and my height is 5'10 I need to put on some weight but can't figure it out. Tried eating a lot used 2 supplements Muscle TECH 22lbs and InnerArmor! but not that much impressive results anyone here please suggest me something! The only problem I can face that...

Ksteevyla‎, 11-30-2020 03:25 PM
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