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Can I Follow IIFYM if I have a medical restriction such as PCOS, Diabetes etc.?

  We have had thousands of clients with medical restrictions. Counting macros isn’t just for those with a clean bill of health. Macronutrients make up everything that you consume. That doesn’t change due to your medical dietary restriction. You will just need to pay closer attention to what and how much you’re consuming until you […]

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How Do I Find Out What My Macronutrient Breakdown Is?

  Ah, welcome to the world of counting macros. It can be daunting with so much information out there, but with time, counting macros can be easy. (*Before starting any new diet plan, please consult your physician.) How Do I Find Out What My Macronutrient Breakdown Is? The best place to start counting macros is […]

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How Do I Exchange My Macros?

For those who want to eat more of a certain macronutrient in lieu of another. For instance, a person with diabetes who prefers to eat fewer carbs than allotted and wants to increase their protein and/or fat intake. This is how you exchange your macronutrients. Protein and carbs are a 1:1 ratio with both equaling 4 […]

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Why Are Carbs A Focal Point While Flexible Dieting?

  If you are active at all, you will benefit from carbs being included in your diet. They are absolutely superior in regards to performance over fats. When carbs are burned they produce significantly more energy than fat. Including an adequate number of carbs, while flexible dieting will greatly benefit your day-to-day voluntary activity. Along […]

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Does Every Flexible Diet Plan Have A Moderate to High Carbohydrate Intake?

  We get pigeon-holed as carb-zealots that denote other ways of eating. When it’s the correct scenario we prefer to provide our clients and readers with moderate carbs in their diet plan. This doesn’t mean that we are averse to eating a little more fat or protein in lieu of carbs. We understand that preference […]

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How do I Know When to Transition From Cutting to Muscle Growth?

  We’ve encountered a lot of clients want to know how to transition goals. Going from fat loss centric to muscle growth focused. We had an article created on this exact topic. Especially since there’s a lot to consider when it comes to transitioning diet plan goals: Are you ready to transition physique goals? The simplistic answer […]

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Is An Exercise Routine Necessary to Lose Fat?

  There’s been a lot of discussions recently in the community about this, and the plain answer is; No. You don’t need an exercise routine. Although voluntary activity such as cardio and/or a resistance training has health benefits and raises your energy expenditure, it’s not needed to lose fat. Diet First, Exercise Routine Second When […]

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What Should I Do When I Hit a Weight Loss Plateau?

  This question is paramount to being successful while flexible dieting.We had a great piece created for this reason, here are the steps to go through and questions you should be asking: Here’s how to break out of a fat loss plateau There are about 7 different actionable steps to take after a fat loss […]

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Why Is It Better to Weigh Rather Than Track Volume?

  This is a game changer for some of our clients. They realize that they’ve been overeating due to tracking volume and essentially counting macros improperly. Before moving forward, you should make sure you have a proper macro breakdown. If you don’t, refer to our IIFYM macro calculator first! Moving on, below we’re going to break […]

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How Much Protein Do I Need To Retain Muscle While In a Calorie Deficit?

  This is one of the most loaded questions in regards to flexible dieting. It feels as though new research comes out constantly pertaining to this. Yet, we had an article written which outlines how much protein is enough while dieting. We base it on lean body mass rather than body weight which is the amount […]

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