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  Understanding The BMR Calculator On a mission to get lean? Want to pack on pounds of muscle mass? Trying to master your body composition and succeed with your fat loss goals?It is no secret that IIFYM.com is the authority on flexible dieting. We help people burn fat and build...

  For our readers that don't know you, can you tell us a bit about yourself? In short, I am an athletic tech nerd that has overcome a ton of adversity and physical setbacks to end up where I am today. I would debate that I am one of the...

  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 impossible to lose fat any other way. Although there is...

  For those of our IIFYM readers that might not be familiar with you, can you please tell us about yourself? Chris Lavado: Not familiar with me? Impossible. LOL, jk. I’m just a dude with a passion for fitness & a big heart. I care about people. I am a...

  If you’re reading this (no it’s not too late as Drake may suggest), then you likely also read my recent article outlining the importance of tracking macros for long-term physique development. (Something the IIFYM Macro Calculator can help you out with). In that article, I alluded to the fact...

  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...

  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...

  IIFYM Vs. Paleo Diet – 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 diet, perhaps the ‘Caveman’ diet rings a bell. Call it what you want, this is currently one of the hottest diets...

  For those of our readers that might not be familiar with who Alan Aragon is, can you please tell us a little bit about yourself? Your credentials? I’m a part-time researcher, part-time lecturer, part-time writer, and full-time bro. I stay busiest as the founder & executive editor of my...

  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...