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 […]
For those who want to eat more of a certain macronutrient in lieu of another. For instance, a person with diabetes who prefers to eat fewer carbs than allotted and wants to increase their protein and/or fat intake. This is how you exchange your macronutrients. Protein and carbs are a 1:1 ratio with both equaling 4 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Understanding The BMR Calculator On a mission to get lean? Want to pack on pounds of muscle mass? Trying to master your body composition and succeed with your fat loss goals?It is no secret that IIFYM.com is the authority on flexible dieting. We help people burn fat and build muscle at an alarming rate. Our […]
We are all about macronutrients at IIFYM, but here’s why you shouldn’t ignore controlling calories.
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You just brought a new baby girl or boy into the world and couldn’t be happier. At this stage, you’re probably making the decision (or made it long before you gave birth) whether to start breastfeeding or not. Breastfeeding, if you are able to, is usually always a wise decision as there are a number […]