Posts Tagged ‘flexible dieting’

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FOOD FREEDOM: quitting macros

I’ve addressed this a bit, but I haven’t updated my stance in a little while! I’ve been focusing on other things, but health and fitness is always a priority! I have lots of previous posts about flexible dieting and macros. I LOVED having flexibility and choosing what I ate while I was in competition prep […] Read more…

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high protein bread

I’d like to preface this by saying there’s nothing wrong with bread or carbs =) Sometimes though, to hit your protein goals for the day, you want something other than meat. For me personally, I’m on low carbs getting ready for a show, and I do miss things like bread, and can rarely fit that […] Read more…

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Adjusting your macros

I recently talked about how to set up your basic macros here. That can get your started but just know you can make adjustments. When I set macros for my clients, whether for flexible dieting or a set meal plan, I keep a couple different things in mind. Are they trying to build lots of muscle? […] Read more…

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Starting out your macros

I want to preface this post by saying that this approach may not be THE solution for everyone. But I do believe it can work for MOST!  I’ve written about “IIFYM” or “flexible dieting” in 3 other posts! You can check them out here, here, and here. In these posts, I explain what macros are, what flexible dieting is, and […] Read more…

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food Nazis

I’m seeing a lot of this crap lately and it really bugs me: Most of these “health articles” are written by the likes of Cosmo mag (insert eye roll). Now look, we know we shouldn’t be eating junk food. That doesn’t mean you can never EVER have french fries again. These lists that are demonizing […] Read more…

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Figuring out your macros

As a lot of you know, I’ve been heavily leaning towards “IIFYM: If It Fits Your Macros.” AKA flexible dieting as a reasonable, sustainable weight loss method. I’ve posted lots about it already from these posts if you missed them. I’ve had a few questions regarding calculating macros, especially carbs. I’m still learning and experimenting […] Read more…

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IIFYM Part 3

Are you sick of these posts yet? =) Cori (from this post) was awesome at explaining how eating balanced has saved her relationship with food, and she looks KILLER in the process! Just a final rundown on “If It Fits Your Macros…” There is a big divide amongst health professionals (and mostly in the bodybuilding […] Read more…