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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: 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: 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 broc**** Meal 4 - Protein shake Meal 5 - Steak, rice, and broc**** 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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Quick and easy breakfast while cutting?

Any suggestions for a quick and easy breakfast to have while cutting. Just looking for ideas I only have like 15 min in the morning for breakfast, so usually end up eating like shyt or not eating at all. What's your go to breakfast during a cut.

Rizzo845‎, Today 02:38 PM
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something i dont get about tracking

something i dont get about tracking calories. so this week i wont be able to hit my calories before 12 am (end of the day) 3 days because of busy working schedule and i will need to get remaining cals at 2 am before i go to bed. when i wake up (10 am) i will have my breakfast. if i ate the...

letsallmakeit‎, Yesterday 11:04 AM
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Could amino acids help cure protein farts?

First off, I know nothing about nutrition so bare with me. I understand it's common for protein shakes to cause farting and as far as I know amino acids help make use of the protein we consume so less of it passes through the body untapped. Therefore does it make sense that amino acids would...

ergox‎, Yesterday 05:33 PM
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Low Carb Bulking - Is It Possible?

Hey y’all, I suffer from a sleeping disorder that makes me very tired all the time. That being said, eating a lot of carbs makes it a lot worse. Unfortunately, this is an issue for bulking and I’m unsure what to do. Is there anyway to bulk up without eating a gross amount of carbs? Please...

SushiGodd‎, Today 11:08 AM
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Eating allot, gaining no weight, please help

Hey, would really appreciate some help regarding my current situation. English is not my first language, so please bear with me:) Im 70 kg, 188 cm (21 years old) and want to gain som muscle, as I have always regarded myself as a very skinny person. I have been working out seriously for about a...

Dev0307‎, Today 12:48 PM
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Need help with my Body Transformation, eating clean/lifting but no results..

I'm 27, 6'1 and 258lbs (After being out the gym for 6 months and eating whatever) I have muscle, used to be chubby athletic, but now.. also fat in my chest, stomach, lower back area. No fat in my legs and very minimal in my arms. I spend 10 min warmup on treadmill and then lift 6 days a week....

rhashw‎, 11-16-2018 10:40 AM
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Calories for 15 year old to build muscle??

Okay first things first, I’m 15 years old, 145 lbs, and 5’10” , I lift 3x a week (full body) and I’m currently eating 2700-2800 calories a day. Is this enough or do you guys recommend I eat more. I also track my macros (55/25/20) Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

Lukef139‎, Today 10:26 AM
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Anyone know the recipe for the NrGize Peanut Butter Cup?

I always get the LA fitness NrGize Peanut Butter Cup smoothie. To save more, I'd like to learn the recipe so I can make it at home. Anyone know how to make it? Or how to make an even better one?

bbrandonpeter‎, Today 09:50 AM
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Daily intake + Caloric Surplus + Caloric Deficit Training?

Hallo Everyone, At the moment my weight is around 150 pounds / 69 kg with a 12-13% bodyfat and I'm 5'7 or 174cm. I would like to bump it up a little to around 165 pounds / 75 kg with as little as possible % bodyfat, so i can reduce it again before summer time if needed. MY real question that I...

Vxooo‎, Today 09:17 AM
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Food Faceoff: Thanksgiving 1

This week in honor of Thanksgiving, you will be voting on different Turkey dishes, sides and desserts you might see on Thursday. Below are 10. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Apple Brined Sage

boo99‎, Yesterday 04:47 PM
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Body Transformation Assistance, How do the Macros Look?

I'm 27, 6'1 and 258lbs (After being out the gym for 6 months and eating whatever) I have muscle, used to be chubby athletic, but now.. also fat in my chest, stomach, lower back area. No fat in my legs and very minimal in my arms. I spend 10 min warmup on treadmill and then lift 6 days a week....

rhashw‎, Today 08:39 AM
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Thoughts on TVP?

TVP - Textured vegetable protein I am asking if it's a healthy protein for men. Apparently it's made out of soy. But it's also one of the best cheapest protein options I have at the moment. It also packs 15g per 100kcal, which is a very good option for me given the price, longetivity and the...

Gitsune‎, Yesterday 06:30 PM
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Question Whats the optimal protein intake a day, how to space it out through meals

Hey guys, I havent been paying attention to this topic earlier and didnt know about the optimal daily protein intake for building muscle at all. I used to eat around 290 grams of protein every day and just thought, that you need to get as much protein as possible, however when i have done my blood...

B3nska‎, Today 07:09 AM
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Thumbs up Bulking Diet, Is It Okay?

Hey y’all, New to bulking here. Basically I’m eating roughly 3000 calories with a 60/25/15 (carb fat protein) split for the most part. My usual diet consists of eggs, peanut butter and jelly’s, protein shake w/ oats, honey, and banana, and milk and then dinner fluctuates a lot. Often times I...

SushiGodd‎, Yesterday 07:44 PM
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Nutrient Timing

Taken directly from the book Nutrient Timing: The Future of Sports Nutrition by John Ivy, PhD. and Robert Portman, PhD. NTS (Nutrient Timing System) ENERGY PHASE (preworkout) Primary Goals: 1. Increase Nutrient Delivery to Muscles and Spare Muscle Glycogen and Protein Although glycogen...

Alpha*Male‎, 07-08-2005 01:22 PM
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A friend told me I am starving myself but I don't feel that way

Hi, I am new to this community and I would really appreciate your help. I began my weight loss journey on July 18 after being obese my whole life. My starting weight was 289 pounds and now as of November 18 I am 230 pounds. I lost all of this weight strictly through diet and NO EXERCISE. All of...

EricaM29‎, 11-11-2018 08:50 PM
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Food Faceoff: Your Favs Finals

Below are the top voted Your Favs of the last two weeks that received 4 or more votes in order of votes. Please choose your 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place choices from choices that are not your own: NY Steak (GeneralSerpant) Prime Rib (MmmWatermelon)

boo99‎, 11-18-2018 04:38 PM
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Talking IMPORTANT bulking question! Help please guys!

Hey everyone! Not sure if you guys have checked my other posts and my journey but I used to be morbidly obese, close to 300lbs and with extremely hard work in just over a year I got down to 175lbs at 13% bf! Literally one of the biggest changes you will see if you find my other posts in the over...

darkmachine‎, Yesterday 09:14 PM
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Simple carbs.

So I encountered 2 different schools of thought when to consume simple carbs. Some say its ok if its just before workout and others say right after workout only. Am I missing something here?

bellyrolls‎, 11-18-2018 09:42 PM
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How many calories above maintenance do you go for when bulking?

I have been losing too much weight, so I am trying to eat basically as many nutrient dense foods as I can in a day. I keep protein in the ballpark of .8-1g per/lb. I keep net carbs anywhere from 20-80 (rarely) and try to reel in cardio, even though I am an avid hiker. I would like to gain...

EL37‎, 11-16-2018 12:34 PM
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Post Stop Binging

Hey Guys how if there are people here that struggled with binge eating , how did you stop it ? Like it's gonna be almost 1 year that I am trying everything to stop it but just can't . Can someone please help me or give me some tips ? Thanks !

vadimukr22‎, Yesterday 12:12 PM
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Bulking/Cutting cycles

I am 6'5, 23 years old, and about 208lb. I have always had a hard time putting muscle on. Ive lifted throughout my life consistently but always find myself going through cycles of motivation. I have been bulking the past 4 months or so and always been a bit "skinny fat," but my gut is becoming a...

TooTallAgee‎, Yesterday 11:37 AM
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What do you think on my diet?

Age : 20 Weight : 68 kg. Bodyfat : 10% Meal 1 2 x 150gr Yogurt 0% fat 1 Banna 90 grams oats Meal 2

EladMichaeli‎, Yesterday 02:47 PM
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Starting from Scratch

Hello all, New to the world of body building/transformation so looking for some simple and easy advice. My goal is to bulk up, put on some size and actually look like I know what I'm doing so to start I need to gain the knowledge. Can anyone help me when it comes to the diet side i. e. Dummies...

OffTommylee‎, Yesterday 04:01 PM
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Question about increasing calories

I've seen by reading threads that after cutting a person should gradually increase their number of calories when bulking instead of eating 3000 calories straight away. Weighing 132 pounds & 5'8 at 16, I probably eat avg 1000 calories per day of REASONABLE food, maybe less or maybe max 1200. Not...

shamand100‎, 11-18-2018 03:45 PM
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