IIFYM - – If It Fits Your Macros, A flexible diet plan

Working to Build Muscle and Lose Fat: Why You’re Spinning Your Wheels

  “I want to build muscle and lose fat at the same time.” This is a phrase that is all too common in the fitness industry. If you ask most people what their goals are when they start training, this is usually the first phrase that comes up. It’s one of the most common concepts our […]

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The Perfect Macro Split: Is There A Superior Macro Breakdown?

  If you are on a mission to shed the excess body fat you’ve gained over the last few years, one question you might be asking yourself is what macro split you should be using. You already may know quite well that you plan to use the IIFYM approach (if not, start with their IIFYM […]

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Why Does IIFYM Give So Many Calories?

  For those of you new to IIFYM and tracking macronutrients in general (for those who don’t have macros, go to our IIFYM calculator), this could be a question you find yourself asking. One of the most common remarks people first make when receiving plans from our website is something along the lines of “Wow! […]

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When Is It Time To Fire Your Personal Trainer

  If you’ve been following along with the IIFYM approach to shed fat, build muscle, and achieve a better body (if not, here’s the IIFYM calculator) chances are, you’ve been working hard in the gym as well. You likely have hired a personal trainer and have been going at it at least three times per […]

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Combat Vitamin D Deficiency And Use It To Create An Advantage

  Vitamin D is one supplement that’s been getting some well-deserved attention in recent years. Numerous studies and research have come out that suggest that sufficient vitamin D intake is linked with increased aerobic capacity, muscle growth, strength and bone density as well as decreased recovery time with exercise [1]. Not only that, but a […]

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Testosterone Supplements: 10 Sources Worth Your Attention

  With so many testosterone supplements out there today, we at IIFYM decided to give you the goods when it comes to knowing what testosterone supplements work. If you’ve followed us for quite some time you know IIFYM does not recommend many products, yet we try to provide you with informative content such as providing […]

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Cardio Exercise: What’s The Best Method For Fat Loss?

  The new year is among us and with it many individuals are about to embark on a fat loss journey. However, many may be confused as to how to reach their fitness goals. They may be following an IIFYM approach to nutrition (if not, find out your macros here with the IIFYM calculator), but […]

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How often should I adjust my macros?

How Often Should I Change My Macros? So you used the IIFYM Macro Calculator to get your fat loss macros and you are ready to start rapid weight loss diet. As you go about your If It Fits Your Macros approach, there may come a time when you begin to wonder, how often should I […]

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Creatine for Women: What’s The Most Effective Type?

  Many have asked the question, “is creatine for women?” The answer is an emphatical, YES! For years women have pushed it to the side and considered it only being for men. Yet, creatine for women can be notably beneficial. Follow along with this IIFYM insider scoop to find out why you should add it to […]

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10 Tips to Keep Fat Intake Low and Consistently Hit Your Macros

  You’ve just received your initial macro numbers from the macro calculator on the IIFYM website and are ready to get started with your weight loss diet plan. After a few days, you notice that you are consistently hitting your protein and carbohydrate numbers, eating a greater variety of foods than ever before; however, your fat […]

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Lowest Calorie Alcohol: How Much Can You Drink Before It Affects Your Health?

  Here at IIFYM, we prefer to believe we know how to turn up. Ok I need, to be honest, I had to look up exactly what that meant in the Urban dictionary—that shows my age, I’m actually typing this on my rocking chair. But regardless of your age, we all want to let loose […]

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High-Fiber Diet & Fat Loss: Dial In Your Fiber Intake

  Those who use a flexible approach to dieting such as IIFYM track protein, carbohydrates and fat daily. With IIYFM, no food is off limits so long as daily macro numbers are being hit consistently; however, it is typically recommended that a variety of foods be consumed each day to ensure adequate vitamin, mineral and […]

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Menstruation & Dieting- Mastering Your Cycle

  If you’re like most women and tend to dread that week before your period hits, you aren’t alone. Hormones are running wild and it may start to feeling as though nothing you do is helping alleviate the symptoms. Cramps set in, fatigue rages on, and the only action you want to take is staying […]

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Pre-Workout Supplements: 6 Side Effects and How To Avoid Them

  *Before getting started, IIFYM would like to point out that pre-workout supplements are not for everyone and can have serious side effects to your overall health if not used as directed. IIFYM recommends that you consult with your doctor before using any pre-workout supplements. Also, IIFYM does not support the use of pre-workout supplements […]

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Gain Muscle and Lose Fat: Can You Accomplish Both Simultaneously?

  Who doesn’t want to get jacked and shredded? But the age-old question always seems to be, can you gain muscle and lose fat at the same time? Why not? Gain muscle and lose fat FTW! It can be done said all the old school bro-science magazines! See any of them around anymore? Nope. IIFYM […]

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