Tag: macros

  • How, When, And Why To Do A Reverse Diet

      You’ve been dieting down for a show or shoot… what’s next? Could reverse dieting be right for you? Anyone who’s ever dieted down to low levels of body fat (usually for a physique competition or a photoshoot) will know how tough it gets towards the end. This kind of dieting is totally different to […]

  • How To Decide Your Own Macro Split

      Everyone’s talking about macros. But how can you use a macro-based approach to diet unless you know your numbers? What Are Macros? Macros is shorthand for macronutrients – the three components of all foods. Macronutrients are protein, dietary fats, and carbohydrates. (Some people argue that alcohol should be the fourth macronutrient, but let’s keep […]

  • Can I Really Eat Carbs And Still Lose Weight?

      Do you still think you need to go low-carb to lose weight? We have some good news…. Are you still doing the low-carb thing? What if we told you that you can have carbs in your diet and still lose weight? In fact, some research shows that people who eat carbs lose more weight […]

  • The Basics of Fat Loss

    Fat loss might not be easy, but it should be simple. Don’t sweat the minute details until you get the basics right. Here’s your fat loss 101. Calories in, calories out. In order to lose fat, you need to create a calorie deficit. That is, you need to either take in less than you use […]

  • Are All Calories Created Equal?

    IIFYM, Flexible Dieting, Carb-Backloading and Cheat Meals are regular themes in the gym and bodybuilding world. If you don’t do one (or more) of them, chances are you know someone who does. But is a calorie a calorie? Or is there more to think about when designing the ultimate nutrition plan for strength, power, fat […]

  • Jingle All The Whey

    Christmas time! A funny time for athletes, gym rats and noobs alike in regards to diet and exercise. In my experience there are three camps of thought from early December… The Harcore Group There’s the hardcore group sticking rigidly to their diet and exercise plan, eating only plain turkey breast and veg at the big […]