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

Do You Have to “Suffer” While Dieting?

Why is it that when it comes to dieting, everybody automatically thinks they have to suffer and deprive themselves from everything in life? Why is it that people think they can’t have the foods they love and crave in moderation? Why does the word “dieting” have to be portrayed as suffering? We really don’t have […]

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Organic Food vs Conventional. Which One Bro?

“Time to put on your grown up hats and make a decision.” Please tell me you have heard this saying before? If not, let me try another one such as “quit complaining and just make a decision already?” If you haven’t heard this then you’ve been living under a rock. All kidding aside, this whole […]

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IIFYM Avocado Chocolate Cake Recipe

1. IIFYM Chocolate protein Cake Recipe Cellafit has given us another Protein rich recipe. How does why protein, baby food and avocados sound?

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IIFYM Protein Muffins

1. Cellucor PB Marshmallow Oatmeal Raisin Muffins Ingredients • 3g Splenda • TSP of Baking Powder • 10g Pb Lean (powdered peanut butter from MyOatmeal.com) • 30g Cellucor PB Marshmallow Whey • 1 Tbsp Greek Yogurt • 1 TBSP Regular Yogurt • 2 Egg Whites • ½ cup Flavored oatmeal from MyOatmeal.com • 10g Complete […]

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IIFYM Protein Pancakes

1. IIFYM Protein Pancake Recipe Ingredients: • 1/2 banana (30g) • 1/2 cup liquid egg whites • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds • 1 cup organic quick oats • 1 scoop Protizyme Peanut Butter Cookie protein or 1/4 cup of your choice protein powder • 1/2 cup almond milk • 1/2 cup water Directions Combine all […]

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How to Start IIFYM Today

The official flexible dieting guide on how to start tracking macros and burn fat with IIFYM The most common question we get from our readers that want to burn fat: HOW DO I START TRACKING MACROS WITH IIFYM? In this article I will take all of the guess work out of IIFYM and flexible dieting, […]

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Carbs at Night: Fat loss killer or imaginary?

There are quite a few things that everyone in the fitness industry KNOWS. You have to eat 8 meals per day, consume 400g+ protein per day, do fasted cardio, use heavy weights to bulk up, and light weights wit high reps to tone up… oh wait, those are all BROSCIENCE! Don’t get me wrong, bodybuilding […]

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Time to put on your grown up hats!

Please tell me you have heard this saying before? If not, let me try another one such as “quit complaining and just make a decision already?” If you haven’t heard this then you’ve been living under a rock. All kidding aside, this whole debate about which is healthier for you “organic or conventional (regular) foods,” […]

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Which TDEE formula is best on the IIFYM calculator?

In step 1 of the macro calculator, the most accurate formula is the Lean Mass option. This allows you to enter your body fat percentage, which calculates your nutritional needs off of your lean body mass (muscle mass) rather than your total body weight. An easy way to break it down in to very simple […]

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What do I do if I hit my macros but have left over calories?

I founded IIFYM.com in 2011 specifically to show people a new way of weight loss. Not just a weight loss diet but a fat burning program that is centered around rapid fat loss while eating the foods you love. First with the introduction of our  macronutrient calculator and then a few years later when we […]

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Should I subtract fiber from my carbs?

When it comes to IIFYM and fiber, there is no additional math. With IIFYM and weight loss, we base everything off of gross carbohydrates, not net carbs. Losing weight is all about the gross amount of food we eat. So, if your macro diet dictates that hit 150 grams of carbs and 30 grams of […]

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Do I have to eat junk food with IIFYM?

You can eat any kind of food you like while doing IIFYM. Clean, dirty, paleo, low carb, high carb. Anything you want. The key, is tracking your macro, and stay within 5 grams of your daily allotment. Go over on any single macro nutrient and you are no longer hitting your macros. Remember that it […]

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Why does your calculator tell me to eat so many calories?

The numbers or IIFYM Calculator spit out, are based on the numbers you input for your body and energy levels. Most people think these numbers are high for one of two reasons: 1. They really have no idea of how many calories they really do eat to begin with because they have never accurately tracked […]

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Do I have to eat every few hours if I want to burn fat?

Meal timing is far less relevant that most people are aware of. This is not to say that it should be neglected, however unless you are training for a body building show that requires ultra low levels of body fat, stressing about eating every few hours is hardly part of a successful fat loss strategy.

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Should I limit fruit or dairy while doing IIFYM? Don’t they make you fat?