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“Everyone is different”: The Lazy Person’s Excuse for Dieting and Exercising but Not Losing Weight

  How many of you at one time or another gave an excuse as to why you weren’t making progress with your fat loss diet? I couldn’t tell you how many times I heard people say “everyone is different, Matt.” While I agree, that excuse doesn’t hold up when it...

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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...

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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...

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What is IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros)?

  What is IIFYM? An Introduction to If It Fits Your Macros IIFYM is a diet plan that stands for If It Fits Your Macros. It helps users lose weight by tracking macronutrients (protein, fat, and carbohydrates) without restricting food choices. Macros are the only place calories come from so by hitting...

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Benefits of Carb Cycling – Do they exist?

  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...

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