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Vegans, What You May be Overlooking In Your Fat Loss Diet Plan

  You’re vegan, huh? No meat at all. Wow. Interesting… so, how do you know if you get enough protein? Here it is — the standard almost scripted inquiry that vegans likely encounter, day in and day out around water coolers across the country. Non-vegans learn of their preferences on animal consumption, and this tired […]

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Clean Eating, You’re Doing It Wrong

  Clean eating is becoming an increasingly popular trend in today’s society. However, many who eat clean are often confused by the lack of progress. The purpose of this article is to expand upon the concept of clean eating and to create a dietary approach that’s more efficient and sustainable long-term.   Clean eating – […]

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Carb Cycling: Advantages and Disadvantages

  Similar to IIFYM, carb cycling is a hot topic in the fitness industry these days. From followers of IIFYM to people who follow strict meal plans, it seems that carb cycling as a nutritional strategy has spread its way into most sub-groups of dieters. It’s a pretty simple concept as the name says it all. […]

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30 Tips To Maximize Food Volume With Low Macros

  Dieting can be a tough process both physically and mentally, especially when dieting down to contest levels of leanness. Even when doing everything “right”: having food high/cardio low prior to starting a cut or contest prep, taking adequate time between cuts, making small adjustments when plateaus happen, getting away with as much food/as little […]

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Tracking Macros vs. Holiday Meals – How to Survive the Onslaught of Massive Meals

  The holidays can be an overwhelming and intimidating time for anyone that is trying to hit their macros. There are so many calorie dense foods around, sugary sweets, carb loaded and buttery deliciousness. Not only are many of our favorite holiday dishes calorie dense, we tend to have lots of options and heaping portions […]

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How much sugar can I eat with IIFYM?

How Much Sugar Can I Have On The If It Fits Your Macros Diet Out of the 5000+ clients, we have worked with over the years, the concern of “How Much Sugar Can I Eat” comes up the most. One of the big benefits of the If It Fits Your Macros diet, is sustainability. After all, what […]

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Refeed vs Cheat Meals

What Is A Refeed & How Can It Help IIFYM Fat Loss? I get over 150 emails every day at IIFYM.com and without a doubt, one of the most common question our clients ask me is ‘what is a refeed’? Refeeds are one of the fat loss strategies we use time and time again with our […]

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Breastfeeding Nutrition – IIFYM Mommies & Fat Loss Macros

  You’ve just brought a new baby girl or boy into the world and couldn’t be happier. At this stage, you’re probably making the decision (or made it long before you gave birth)  whether to start breastfeeding or not. Breastfeeding, if you are able to, is usually always a wise decision as there are a […]

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IIFYM vs Paleo – Why Not Both?

1. IIFYM Vs. Paleo – Why Not Both? If you’re in the health and fitness industry, chances are, you’ve heard of the Paleo diet before. If not Paleo, perhaps the ‘Caveman’ diet rings a bell. Call it what you want, this is currently one of the hottest diets of today’s times and is one that […]

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What is IIFYM?

What is IIFYM? – If It Fits Your Macros  ‘Macro’ is short for Macro Nutrient, of which there are four plus one consideration*: • Protein • Carbohydrates • Fat • Alcohol (not much nutrition from this one, just calories) • Fiber *Fiber is the consideration that we mentioned above. It is one of the components […]

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Why Your Family Doctor Isn’t a Great Choice for Nutrition Advice

  I am (happily) married to a family physician. There is a reason I do all the cooking. If you’re remotely skeptical, you know Dr. Oz is not a reasonable source of nutrition advice. But what about your family doctor? Are they well-informed about healthy eating and how it relates to things like weight loss, […]

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Is cardio required for fat loss?

IS CARDIO ESSENTIAL FOR FAT LOSS? (by Antonis Damianou of Smart Training & Flexible Dieting) When most people think of fat loss, the first thing that comes to mind is endless hours of walking on a treadmill. Articles in popular magazines have advocated aerobic training in the, so-called, “fat burning zone” over and over again, making it seem […]

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Tracking Macros While Dining Out: The 3 Best Approaches

Dining Out, If It Fits Your Macros Style You’ve just been invited out to dinner with your friends on a Friday night and immediately feel some excitement at the thought. Soon after, however, anxiety sets in. What about your macros? You do after all have fat loss goals! The great part about IIFYM and the […]

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IIFYM & Carb Cycling

Your Complete Guide To IIFYM Carb Cycling What if I told you that you could feast on an abundance of carbs – enjoying a large plate of pasta, a stack of pancakes, or a large bowl of your favorite low fat frozen yogurt all without packing on any fat? In fact, you would lose fat. Interested? Of […]

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