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 much sugar can I eat a day with IIFYM?

How Much Sugar Can I Have On The If It Fits Your Macros Diet Out of the 150k+ clients, our macro coaches have worked with over the years, the question of “How Much Sugar Can I Eat” comes up the most. I personally answer this question in our Legacy Group Coaching  calls at more times than I […]

30 Tips To Maximize Food Volume With Low Macros

Dieting can be a tough process both physically and mentally, especially when dieting down to contest levels of leanness. Even when doing everything “right”: having food high/cardio low prior to starting a cut or contest prep, taking adequate time between cuts, making small adjustments when plateaus happen, getting away with as much food/as little cardio […]

Why Is It Better to Weigh Rather Than Track Volume?

This is a game changer for some of our clients. They realize that they’ve been overeating due to tracking volume and essentially counting macros improperly. Before moving forward, you should make sure you have a proper macro breakdown. If you don’t, refer to our IIFYM macro calculator first! Moving on, below we’re going to break down […]

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, […] Interviews Chris Lavado

For those of our IIFYM readers that might not be familiar with you, can you please tell us about yourself? Chris Lavado: Not familiar with me? Impossible. LOL, jk. I’m just a dude with a passion for fitness & a big heart. I care about people. I am a pioneering advocate of the flexible dieting/IIFYM […]