Do I Add Back Calories I Burn During Exercise?

This is one of those questions we get every day. “Should I add calories that I burn during exercise back to my total”. While I can see why this is tempting, the answer is a firm, absolutely not! Here’s Why: If you used the IIFYM calculator to get your macros, you already counted the calories […]

How to Track Alcohol Macros – Can I drink with IIFYM?

Tracking Macros & Drinking Alcohol with IIFYM Being in recovery for 19+ years I never really have to worry about the answer to this question, but of the 200+ emails, I get every day, 2 of them are about drinking.It is for this reason that IIFYM.com has teamed up with the amazing contest prep coach, Paul […]

Why Does IIFYM Give So Many Calories?

At the time this article was published, the our macro coaches have helped over 15k clients burn fat and lose weight while eating foods they love. Most of our clients come to us by way of our weight loss Macro Calculator, which is used over 8k times per day (just over 14 million times since […]

The Perfect Macro Ratio: Is There A Superior Macro Split?

If you are on a mission to shed the excess body fat you’ve gained over the last few years, one question you might be asking yourself is what macro split you should be using. You already may know quite well that you plan to use the IIFYM approach (if not, start with their IIFYM calculator […]

Clean Eating, You’re Doing It Wrong – Track Macros Instead

Clean eating is becoming an increasingly popular trend in today’s society. However, many who eat clean are often confused by the lack of progress. The purpose of this article is to expand upon the concept of clean eating and to create a dietary approach that’s more efficient and sustainable long-term. A great place to start, […]

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 […]

The Top 10 IIFYM.com Posts

These are our top posts from the absolute beginning. This isn’t about our personal favorites, this is about the posts our audience appreciated the most. The ones that were the most insightful and useful to everyone who follows and continues to support us. On that note, we are beyond grateful to all of our readers, […]

Do Carbs at Night Make You Fat?

This is something that I’ve been meaning to write about for a long time because this is just about the most ignorant dietary myth that’s still around and I hear it over and over again. Don’t eat carbs after ‘X’ o’clock because it will turn into adipose tissue. I mean how many of you have […]