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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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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: 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: 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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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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6 months what? Tips & advices?

Hi all I went on a cut for the past 6 months (took 3 weeks off due to vacation and Christmas + new year). Started at 187lbs and now at 162lbs. Started with about 2000cal per week and slowly dropped down to 1650-1850cals per week depending on my progress. Always ate at least 1g of protein per lb...

PSPING‎, Today 03:37 PM
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Bulk or cut?

Hey guys. I’ve been going to the gym now and trying to eat right for about 2 years. I. Before this I was very fat, I lost about 3 stone mostly from doing cardio and in eating within a caloric deficit. I then started to build muscle. I saw some good progress at first but I haven’t seen much for a...

asfvck‎, Yesterday 02:39 AM
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Sodium and weekly weigh ins

Hi, I have a question regarding sodium intake and weekly weigh ins and bulking. If I have a day where I eat a higher amount of sodium then normal,will it make me heavier and therefore make me look as if I have gained muscle. For example, say I’ve been eating 3000 calories for 1 week and...

JReayner‎, Today 01:11 PM
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Food Faceoff: Protein Bars 3

Below are 10 Protein Bars. Please choose up to 6 that you like: Detour Salted Caramel Cookie Dough

boo99‎, Yesterday 04:45 PM
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Long term health implications of a ‘bodybuilding’ diet?

I am a beginning-intermediate lifter, athlete, physician, and long time nutrition nut. What are your thoughts about the long term health implications of some of the following components of the diets discussed here? I also have questions for those who have been successful in recomping, about...

middleagedSF‎, Today 12:23 PM
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My experience "a calorie is a calorie" one of the biggest myths in bodybuilding?

First off this is based on my own experience and what has worked for me (everyone is different). i started out as a 6' 147lb skinny fat runner always ate whatever i wanted and always weighed and looked the same. in 2015 i decided to start lifting and eventually started to bulk up tracking calories...

KCMann‎, 02-16-2019 08:00 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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carb cycling, how much fat on low carb days????

whatsup guys, im 25, pretty active i do weights about 4-5 times a week and try do 2 hit classes a week too sometimes in the morning and then weights in the evening. iv been doing intermittant fasting for a while now and think its great (anyone who says its not is just wrong) but iv very...

Dazb123‎, Today 12:04 PM
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Hard to eat?

Hi there fellow trainers, I’ve been training for about 7-8 months, and have been seing some great results, and haven’t been skinnyfat for a while. My problem right now, is that I changed my diet, not because it wasn’t working but because it wasn’t all that healthy (and i started to get stomache...

marcusdjsuper‎, Yesterday 04:54 PM
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Most Important Blood Lipids for Heart Health

I just had a large amount of blood tests done, including a lipid panel and testosterone. I'm in recovery from an ED... and, sadly, I now have low test... both free and total... likely that'll be the case until my weight goes up more. Pre-ED, at a healthier weight, I always had pretty high test...

AdamWW‎, Today 01:30 PM
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Need help with my diet.

Hello Gurus, i ve been assisting to the gym constantly and keep hearing people talking about eating more to gain muscle. At first when i started i was around 235 pounds, my height is 5'11 1/2. Spent a year working out on a small gym in an empirical way, you know watching youtube videos and such....

RealDiamond‎, Today 11:41 AM
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Food Faceoff: Protein Bars 1

This week you will be voting on Protein bars/cookies, etc. Below are 12. Please choose up to 8 that you like:

boo99‎, 02-18-2019 04:42 PM
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Gaining Muscle When Cutting And A Beginner

i have been lifting for a while now but inconsistently I'm talking once a fortnight or 3 weeks so really I'm not a lifter I'm still effectively new to lifting if i started consistently lifting 4/5 days a week (also in a deficit) would i actually lose fat and build muscle at the same time (should...

felix432‎, 02-18-2019 07:33 AM
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Weird heart sensation

Hey guys, this is no way a means to replace going to my doctor but I’m hoping someone else has experienced this and found a solution. It seems I’m having heart palpitations or at least a sensation where it feels like blood being squeezed through a small hole in the middle of my chest. Sometimes...

itzlewis‎, 02-19-2019 02:15 PM
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Do daily macros matter?

I'm trying to carb and calorie cycle. Emphasis on trying lol. Lifting 3x a week, spinning 1-2x (super intense 45 minute classes). My macros are 148g protein, 108g carbs, 50g fats. I find that this is managable for me. I eat more calories on and carbs on the days I work out and super low carb on the...

lilbiscoff‎, Today 05:11 AM
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Ever tried Sea Moss & Bladderwack?

I read that these capsules are high in iodine that help you clear mucus and congestion out of your chest, and some type of cell stimulant. People reviewing have said they notice better gym performance and a clear head. Purely placebo, or is there some merit to sea moss and bladderwrack? Everyone...

BeastmodeLEE‎, Yesterday 09:36 PM
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30 day start up bulk, what you lot think?

Can't post image due to not posting 50 threads yet. But what do you lot think of the current 30 day progress on my gallery image? Is it going okay?

mikethemike1‎, 02-19-2019 01:09 PM
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Question Female bulking, beyond confused!

Hi everyone I just got done with my high school wrestling season and I want to get visible abs (4-6 pack) and visible arm muscles. I don’t want to balloon up into some huge circular fat clump, but I want to build as much muscle as possible. I’m pretty sure that lean bulk is what I’m looking for,...

girlwrestles‎, Yesterday 07:56 PM
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Recommended Kitchen Scales

After months of not weighing anything during my eating disorder recovery, I am now at a point where weighing certain things would likely be to my advantage. I used to have a scale, but I gave it away so I could recover mentally. So, I ordered a new one, same brand as before, but a newer model (I...

AdamWW‎, Yesterday 06:29 PM
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Why does bulking always make my skin worse?

Just wondering how this is possible every got dam time when i 'bulk' or increase my calories i always look more pale and my natural dark cirlces look worse. It would seem lke maybe i'm having more sodium but i'm not. I also eat the same amount of vegetables/vitamins. I have this theory that...

Desimus20‎, Yesterday 03:24 PM
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dieting for 8 months and not losing * advice needed* stuck!!!

I been on an intermediate fasting diet for past 8 months.... where I eat from 2pm-10pm I try to workout before meal/cardio before 2 pm to get the day started post workout..... and I don't seem to be losing much weight. I do 70fat/200carbs/200-220 protein. im 28 6ft2 at 250..... and im stuck at...

MrGeo120‎, Yesterday 04:11 PM
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Slow bulk or keep cutting ?

Hey everyone, my question is in the title but let me give you picture/information (english is not my first language,excuse my poor grammar) -picture at the end 1: was obese all my life (i'm 23 years old 5'7 male) 2: ive lost 102 in total for the moment 3: 230 to 157 after this i did a bulk...

Zatfo‎, 02-19-2019 06:20 PM
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Tdee calculate

Ok so I know that my tdee is somewhere between 2400-2600 but I dont know exactly .. can someone give me a calculatur that you found pretty accurate ? my stats are : weight : 156lb Height : 5'10 lifestyle \ training routine -my lifestyle is lightly active and my training routine is strength...

Orelabergel1‎, Yesterday 11:02 AM
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Question What should my calorie intake be, need help with macros

Been back in the gym getting back into bodybuilding for over a month now, not sure if I should be doing a calorie deficit or not, I weight lift usually 6 days a week, I'm 5'9", 127lbs, and trying to build muscle. I try to keep my macros to: protein 140, fat 23-31, carbs 135. I usually do 20 minutes...

jacki6957‎, 02-19-2019 07:02 AM
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Diet Sanity Check

In order to make gains, I've had to increase my calories from cutting (roughly 2100 per day) because I want to start gaining back quality lean mass; to that end I've put together a basic list of foods that should cash out to between 3000 and 3500 calories a day depending on training. I'm not eating...

LargePeter‎, Yesterday 12:06 AM
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