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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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Need help determining macros and calories

Good morning. I need some help determining appropriate macros and calories for my diet. My goal is to build muscle. I am 6'4", 200 pounds, 49 years old. My revolving schedule is as follows: Monday: Arms and legs Tuesday: Cardio and abs Wednesday: Chest and legs

GotGame2020‎, Today 07:53 AM
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This "Shelter in Place" Sucks

I spent the last 3 months working hard and really focusing on my diet and I've managed dropped down from 217 to 193 with a combination of weights and cardio. This "shelter in place" is starting to mess with my head. It just sucks since all the gyms are closed and I can't seem to buy any meat or...

BLUEPR1NT‎, Today 09:32 AM
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Food Faceoff: Lockdown 5

Below are 12 of your Lockdown choices. Please choose up to 6 that aren't your own: Baking Mix

boo99‎, Yesterday 05:11 PM
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Water weight?

I started a cut 2 weeks ago on 2300 cals and have been tracking using MFP. On March 11 I was 180.8 lbs and today March 28th I was 172.2. So 17 days I dropped over 8 lbs. I weigh myself first thing same time each morning. Can water and glycogen be that much over 2 weeks in and continuing? Or should...

KiingSosa‎, Today 10:19 AM
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Unhappy Muscles ache from sickness – how to prevent atrophy?

So I've been feeling tired for no reason with a sore throat. When I walk around for a while my lower back hurts. Today I did 10 pull-ups, and as soon as I stopped I felt extremely out of breath (it felt like I'd been running). My back hurt as if it had been injured for 30-40 seconds after, though...

alec935‎, Yesterday 07:31 PM
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Food Faceoff: Lockdown 2

Below are 12 of your Lockdown choices. Please choose up to 6 that AREN'T your own choices:

boo99‎, 03-24-2020 05:23 PM
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Food Faceoff: Lockdown 3

Please choose up to 6 from these 12 Lockdown choices that you posted. Do not vote on your own choices: Beef Jarky

boo99‎, 03-25-2020 05:23 PM
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Food Faceoff: Lockdown 4

Below are 10 more of your Lockdown choices. Please choose up to 6 that you like that are not your own choices: Beans

boo99‎, 03-26-2020 05:19 PM
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Cool Tips for big chest

Chest isn’t the biggest. Want it to pop out!! Any tips much appreciated

Spencer388‎, Yesterday 02:18 PM
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Hi all, now with all this coronavirus stuff going on, i can't leave my house to buy things for my calorie shake. I have to eat what my parents bring home (im 14). Would i be ok to eat a big amount of peanut butter or nutella to fill in this gap? I know it's unhealthy but it's the only way, there...

Taner0607‎, Today 05:38 AM
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Feel like dog sh**

If you already saw this thread it’s because I accidentally put it in the fat loss section when it really belongs in nutrition. Anyways I’m currently dieting on an average deficit of 700 cal per day.I have been dieting since January 7th. lately I have been feeling extremely hungry, I’m sluggish...

BenAndJerryz‎, Yesterday 11:42 AM
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Eating tomorrow’s breakfast at many calories am I eating?

I have this wierd thing where my body won’t sleep until I have crammed it with at least 500 calories of carbs at night. So I count tomorrow’s calories at 9pm, fast until 10:30am then eat lunch. I count breakfast at night, so the next day I eat 1500 cals then at 9pm I do the same thing, eat...

NickanthonyPT‎, 03-26-2020 12:36 PM
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Favorite pre-workout meal

What's your go to pre-workout meal? Mine is 1 scoop whey, mixed with 1/2 cup oats and scoop of peanut butter, 1 hr before workout.

BlueDev1l‎, 03-24-2020 11:25 AM
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Is pasta & Cheese a complete protein source?

Maybe i am weird but i love pasta and cheese by its self as a meal. for example 100g pasta with 50g cheese works out to 26g of protein. Does this combo have all the amino acids to build muscle?

1996wastheish‎, Yesterday 07:35 AM
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Eating different amounts of calories everyday does it matter?

My hunger seems to change on a daily basis, i am currently trying to eat at maintenance calories. The other day i was REALLY hungry and had a strong urge to eat i ended up eating 500kcal over maintenance but the next day i didn't have the same overwhelming urge to eat as much as the day before and...

1996wastheish‎, Yesterday 05:37 AM
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Effects of little food

I’ve come down with Corona virus symptoms - Fever, Severe fatigue & Shivers Food is the last thing on my mind & My appetite is non existent and when I do eat I can’t eat more than 5 spoon full. I’m worried about losing my muscle mass, what’s the effects of little to none protein, fats and...

Cautious1‎, Yesterday 05:40 AM
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Starving Dog Syndrome

Just wondering if anyone else has that? The last week I’ve been eating clean through out the day. I’m active at work, i install floors and at this current location I have to walk a mile from the designated parking area at the start and end of the work day. Now I haven’t been working out with...

buccaneers41‎, 03-26-2020 07:33 PM
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Cutting during sedentary period?

So due to the COVID-19, I've been quarantining. With no work, I've been about as sedentary as humanly possible. Watching movies and such. So I decided to do a non-active cut. So I'm taking 1800 cals per day. I weigh 148 lbs, and so I typically always take in atleast 148 g protein per day. But since...

AdamFrostburg‎, 03-26-2020 05:23 PM
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Question How Much protein do i really need?

Hi, Im close to 6 feet, im about 170 pounds, i want to be as shredded as possible, how much protein do I really need? Some sites says 80g’s some others say 170g’s, it’s 1G per pound right? And also, is it okay to use 80-100g’s of whey a day? On the side of my chicken and eggs? I also trow in some...

HopeGainz‎, 03-26-2020 09:55 AM
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Breakfast ideas

Getting really bored of chicken, oatmeal, eggs etc. What are some things that everyone else eats early in the morning? Oh and i need it to be able to be prepared either ahead of time or very quickly. I have limited time in the morning.

pill414‎, 03-20-2020 10:51 AM
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Nutrition Advice!

Good Afternoon, Looking for some advice. I was on a cut for about 65 days and got down to 174 lbs from 184 lbs and was pretty impressed with my results. Last 3 days I got into a bad binge and and had some massive cheat days. Thinking I probably gained a few pounds? Anyhow looking at the scale I...

Spencer388‎, 03-25-2020 01:19 PM
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Smile Water weight?

Is it possible to have gone up 3 pounds in 3 days? I had 3 bad day’s probably ate close to 4000-5000 cals a day maintenance is 2600. Weighed 174 prior to the 3 bad days now 4 days later I’m weighing 172.2 ? Would any of this be water retention or did I gain a pound a day? Please let me...

Spencer388‎, 03-26-2020 08:10 AM
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Talking Caloric Deficit Question

Quick question , If my cutting calories are at 2100 (500 deficit) . If I burn 500 calories running or biking etc. Will this give me the ability to eat 2600 calories while staying in a 500 Cal deficit?

Spencer388‎, 03-25-2020 01:45 PM
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Angry Wake up starving every single night

I eat a lot of meats, potatoes, nuts, eggs and fats during the day but I still always wake up hungry I also eat a lot before going to bed as well. any help?

brutus0‎, 03-22-2020 10:20 AM
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Arrow Bulk or cut during corona?

I was bulking and eating many calories and i am not big yet , but since all gyms closed here i am gonna workout at home (mostly pushups and ab crunches ) , now since i can't increase the weight week by week like i used to do at the gym , do u think it would be a good idea to cut so that my abs and...

khgamed‎, 03-21-2020 01:05 PM
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