Sleep and Weight Loss: How Too Little Can Be Catastrophic To Your Goals

Has anyone ever told you that you need to get more sleep?  Well, they’re onto something.  In order to wake up feeling refreshed as well as allowing your broken-down muscle fibers to rebuild and get stronger, you need a minimum of seven (7) hours of sleep each and every night.  And no, you can’t “go […]

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Dealing With Negative Family Members That Don’t Support Your Fat Loss Efforts

“If it was easy, everyone would do it.” One of the most overused, but quite accurate statements about virtually anything significant we pursue. Fat loss is right up there with some of the most personally rewarding but often-difficult tasks to achieve. Especially when first starting out. Even with tools like the IIFYM Macro Calculator on […]

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9 Foods That Are Beneficial For Cognitive Health

This article will give you a rundown of the foods with the strongest evidence for neuroprotection, and for improving cognitive function.

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Reality vs. Perception of Body Image: The Falsehood of the Ideal Physique

Throughout the years, body image and the ‘ideal’ has changed dramatically. Now more than ever we are bombarded by it

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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 have used this excuse for not seeing change? Stop trying to be a unicorn...

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How Your Circadian Rhythm Can Disrupt your Diet

What is Your “Circadian Rhythm”? Humans (and all organisms) have an organization to physiological processes that are primarily anchored around two environmental contrasts: the 24-hour cycle of light and darkness. The cycle of light and darkness corresponds to behavioral changes: the light period is also the waking, active, and food foraging phase. The dark period […]

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Meditation: An Underrated Tool For Dieting Success

So you have now calculated your macro numbers from the macro calculator here on IIFYM and you have begun following all the necessary steps to your new weight-loss plan. However, you’re beyond stressed at work and it’s taking a toll on your motivation to follow through will all of your hard work and research. IIFYM […]

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