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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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Lightbulb How much protein per meal can your body can utilize?

Hello people. I came across an article on NCBI/PMC, and it's newly published 27.2.2018 > I workout 4 times/week (chest/tricep - back/bicep - shoulders/traps - legs/abs) and each day of them is intense. Before, I used to take 2 scoops of isolate (50g)...

darkmode‎, Yesterday 07:28 AM
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Suggest me some fatty foods/snacks that aren't avocado

I've been having trouble meeting my minimum fat intake of 75g lately. I'm looking for some suggestions for meal components and/or snacks that are high in "good" fats (if that's even a thing?) that ARE NOT AVOCADOS. (I just can't stand them)

daveminnich‎, Yesterday 06:53 AM
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Smile Refeed on VLCD

Hello, Wonder if anyone can help. I am combining Intermittent Fasting and Very Low Calorie diet (800 cal approx.) for the next 6 weeks in a bid to shed some body fat. I've done it now for 10 days and feeling great. I have heaps of energy and definitely losing. In order to keep muscle mass I am...

dmb2087‎, Yesterday 01:32 AM
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You people banned me for this!

In 2017 lol. You don't need to be eating extra calories to gain muscle... I've seen it done, read about it for days, and have been doing it myself in gym for the last 3 months. Unfortunately i don't have a great way to measure muscle gain, but i have gotten...

Baldey‎, Yesterday 09:52 PM
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Food Faceoff: Cheesecake Factory 3

Below are 12 Cheesecakes from the CF menu. Please choose up to 8 that you like: 30th Anniversary Chocolate

boo99‎, Yesterday 03:32 PM
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Don't understand how i've gained 6 pounds ? (3 kgs)

Guys i don't understand I've been lean bulking / eating maintenance yet for some reason i've gained 6 pounds over the past couple of weeks. I just started an office job too. Could this be why? 2 weeks ago i always hovered around 70 kgs (154)

PeterDInga‎, Yesterday 05:14 AM
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How to not get fat on a calorie surplus?

Hey I’ve been eating 1800 cals for about a year or two. I’ve been having a lot of trouble getting lean - even though I train heavy 6 times a week, do 1 day circuit and 2 times HIIT. When I calculated my daily maintenance calories, it says I should be eating 2600 and my deficit is meant to be...

anastasiak1‎, Yesterday 02:33 PM
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Eating disorder ?

Hi everyone, I got a big eating problem and Idk where to ask for help so I'll start here. I live alone with my mother for my whole life, and I'm not used to having X meals a day at X time, u get it .. So I just ate when I felt like it. Now I have a problem which stops me from going to gym...

PujoSotka‎, Yesterday 10:11 AM
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Peanut butter fudge craving during cut

I have been into a week of cutting with Clean burn. I have like few packs of Reese’s that’s in my refrigerator. I’m craving for some of those but would really like to stay off it until I finish my cut. How do you guys cope with cravings?

StingyChiken‎, 04-17-2018 05:31 AM
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Thumbs up Need help working out my BMR

New to all this fitness stuff. I'm really trying now to get into shape. I've checked all over online, and done various online calculators to see what my daily calorie intake should be for maintaining but each calculator spits out a completely different result. Any one have a recommendation...

nivlek12‎, Yesterday 07:05 AM
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Food Faceoff: Cheesecake Factory 2

Below are 12 menu items from the Cheesecake Factory. Please choose up to 8 that you like: Adam's PB Cup Fudge Ripple Bacon Bacon Cheeseburger

boo99‎, 04-17-2018 03:43 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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Post Nutrition Advice?

I'm on a cut for 4 and a half months now and saw huge progress. However, I think I've hit a plateau these past few weeks. I've been eating at around 2000 calories a day with the following macros: 100-150g carbs, 200-250g protein, 30-50g of fat. Been training for almost 4 years now but I stopped ...

gangstersfly‎, 04-17-2018 06:15 AM
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Wink Weight gain stuck

Hello, so I've been bulking for about a month, so far so good, but last week my weight didn't go up, it varies from 131.8 lb to 132.2 lb, so my question is if should I wait another week to see if it goes up or should I uptake my calorie intake by around 100 calories?

sgarciac07‎, 04-17-2018 09:09 AM
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chicken breast... need some options...

On to 3rd week of nutrition program done for me by a powerlifting coach... he wants me to eat 5 meals per day... 3 meals have 200g, 250g and 250g of chicken breast... getting a bit over chicken breast... 0.8 kg per day. I am cooking in a pot... pretty much cutting it up into smaller pieces then...

dustman007‎, 04-16-2018 05:00 AM
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Maintain or cut during injury?

I’ve been diagnosed with a labrum tear (SLAP). Got a lot of little other injuries because of this, shoulder impingement, inflammation of the infra- and sipraspinatus muscle/tendon, inflamed biceps tendon.. Try to find something I don’t have. Saw my PT this morning and got advice on which...

Nelg1993‎, Yesterday 04:40 AM
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Bulk or Cut first? (Pictures)

Hello, I am a "skinny-fat" person and I'm not sure whether to cut or bulk first. I want to get in shape for this summer and shed some fat but don't want to end up looking really skinny if I cut. I am 22 years old, 6'4 at 201 lbs and am about 15-17% body fat. Below are current pictures of me ...

LieutenantDan95‎, 04-17-2018 05:21 PM
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Weightgainer that doesn't give you 260g of simple sugars per scoop?

I wanted a weightgainer supplement simliar to optimum nutrition's serious mass, typically I trust ON, but scourging the comments and reviews about it apparently they are lying on the label and its 256(however many is listed) grams of pure simple sugar due to the synthetic sugar they use able to...

BBCAnnihilation‎, 04-16-2018 10:04 PM
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How much muscle i am able to grow on daily basis.

I am a 160lbs boy i am taking daily protein is 160grms and 320grams of carbs per day and 64grams of healthy fat every day for growing pure muscle mass the Total calories intake in a day is 2500apprx. and i am doing 5 times hardcore workout in a week. Now i am confused in the point that i am taking...

Adityathakkar16‎, 04-15-2018 12:29 PM
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Galactose = fructose?

Do you treat lactose equal to sucrose? They're both monosaccharides that get phosphorylated in the liver at the cost of ATP and sodium. The thing is the metabolic pathways are very different. Now I don't drink enough milk to need to worry about my liver (I doubt many would) but I'm just wondering...

jinkty‎, 04-16-2018 05:50 AM
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Exclamation Moderate, very active or extra active?

Hello all, was just starting to sort out my macros and calories, and most of them say "moderate activity very active or extra active"how would I know what I am? I'm currently doing the ICF 5X5 Full body work out so I hit the gym 3x a week for about 1.5 hour each time. I work 9 hours a day my job...

Benhodson‎, 04-17-2018 01:10 PM
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Gaining fat even on a cut?

Hello Thought i would post this on here and see if anyone can help me out. I have been training about 6 years - my height is 168cm and i now weigh 70kgs. Over the last 6 months - 1 year, i have put on 10kg's (80% fat, some muscle) and it baffles me as to how. I weigh ALL my food - i eat...

anastasiak1‎, 04-16-2018 05:33 PM
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How essential is non-essential fat?

So the common recommendation is .4g/lb fat intake, yet the body can produce all the fats it needs except omega 3 and 6 fats. Does the .4g/lb target really matter if our bodies are not dependent on dietary fat? What issues come up if one goes below that level but hits the RDAs for omega 3/6 EFAs?

AD1985‎, 04-16-2018 06:35 PM
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First Non-Vegan Food In 3 Years - What to have?

Bear in mind I do not want to get sick, and I am completely unaware of the effects of long term abstinence from dairy, eggs, meat, etc... ie - reduction in enzymes... I have some salmon, eggs, and some greek yogurt in my fridge, and while I'm not looking to have some kind of crazy celebration...

AdamWW‎, 04-10-2018 01:15 PM
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Question 1500 calories, not losing fat?

So I'm new to bodybuilding and I have a question, I've been trying to lose fat for a month now and so far I've only lost a pound according to the scale. I consume 1500 calories a day, while my maintenance is 2100. Is there something wrong with my diet? What I usually eat in a day: ...

jayb1999‎, 04-17-2018 10:20 AM
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