Is it true that vegetables are a “free food” and don’t need to be tracked?

Do I count vegetables in my macros or are they free calories? Out of the 200 emails, we get every day, this question is asked probably 5 times. Having helped over 25k clients per year lose weight with our macro diet plan, I can’t even count the number of times this fat burning question comes up. […]

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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 the name says it all. Carb […]

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Do You Have to “Suffer” While Dieting?

Why is it that when it comes to dieting, everybody automatically thinks they have to suffer and deprive themselves of everything in life? Why is it that people think they can’t have the foods they love and crave in moderation? Why does the word “dieting” have to be portrayed as suffering? (To end that right […]

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Menstruation and Dieting- Mastering Your Cycle

If you’re like most women and tend to dread that week before your period hits, you aren’t alone. Hormones are running wild and it may start to feel as though nothing you do is helping alleviate the symptoms. Cramps set in, fatigue rages on, and the only action you want to take is staying curled […]

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Does a Higher Daily Protein Intake Keep You Leaner in the Offseason

Picture this…You just ended your 28-week contest prep diet or 16-week vacation dieting phase. Your daily protein intake is through the roof, you are sick and tired of sucking down protein shakes, your jaw is exhausted from chewing animal protein sources, and you are fed up with the extra money being spent on protein sources. […]

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Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss: Fasting Myths Debunked

Intermittent fasting (also known as IF) is becoming increasingly popular among people who are looking to lose weight and fat, and even among those who are trying to build muscle and optimize their body composition. (Whether you plan on starting an intermittent fasting program or not, following a proper diet is crucial. Start with our […]

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The Best Fish Oil Supplement for the Money

As someone who believes it’s difficult to put a price tag on good health, I’m still price conscious when shopping for supplements. I don’t buy into the hype and I’m not about to spend money on something that does not have science backing it. With that being said, IIFYM.com isn’t your source for pushing supplements—in […]

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5 Real World Truths About Weight Loss

Let’s face it, there are so many reasons for cutting weight, such as: Aiming to improve your health Improve your appearance Making a lower weight-class or getting on a bodybuilding stage Getting to a healthy weight Maybe even a vacation or photo shoot to look your best Losing body fat and cutting weight is a […]

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