Dispelling the Myth That IIFYM is Poor for Your Overall Health

Clean Eater: “IIFYM is all about eating junk food.” Strict Meal Plan Dieter: “IIFYM diet isn’t as good as a meal plan.” Let us ask you a question… Are you tired of hearing the above statements? Are you sick and tired of hearing that an IIFYM diet is poor for your overall health? I know […]

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Meal Prep: The ‘Why’ And ‘How To’

Counting macros. It’s saved your diet, your body composition goals, and your sanity. Yet, sometimes, it can get time-consuming. There’s a reason we have so many fast food options. It’s easy, cheap, and convenient; not to mention easy to throw you off your diet plan. With that said, the growing popularity of bodybuilding and competing, […]

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Why An Exercise Routine Isn’t Necessary To Lose Fat

While many people attribute their weight loss to exercise, it turns out that using an exercise routine really isn’t necessary for losing body fat. Although that may sound counterintuitive to everything you’ve heard in the past, total weight and fat loss is actually due to creating what is known as a negative energy balance. Fortunately, […]

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Utilizing Mental Imagery to Enhance your Training

“In sport, mental imagery is used primarily to help you get the best out of yourself in training and competition. The developing athletes who make the fastest progress and those who ultimately become their best make extensive use of mental imagery. They use it daily as a means of directing what will happen in training, […]

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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 macros, users inherently hit weight loss […]

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9 Low-Calorie Fast Food Meals Worth Trying While Watching Macros

Who says you can’t eat fast food? While IIFYM allows you to leave all food options on the table, most think you can’t eat fast food without getting fat. WRONG! In fact, I’m going to show you nine low calorie fast food meals that you can grab when you’re in a rush. For starters, it’s […]

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How Changing Your Diet Can Help Fight Inflammation

Recent research suggests that chronic high levels of inflammation may be a primary factor in many of the chronic diseases our country is currently facing...

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Retaining Muscle Mass – Should You Do Pre or Post Workout Cardio?

Cardiovascular training aka “cardio” has countless benefits for the human body, which we won’t delve into in this article. However, we do have a serious question for you… How many times have you seen people get to the gym, hop on a cardio machine, gas themselves to death, and then do resistance training right after? […]

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