Macros

Counting Macros vs Carb Cycling

Counting Macros vs Carb Cycling: What Works Better?

Counting macros and carb cycling are two different dietary approaches used by athletes, bodybuilders, and gymgoers with the goal of dropping fat and gaining muscle.  These are two popular methods that you’ll see people using nowadays. Both carb cycling and counting macros can give results, reducing body fat and helping to gain muscle especially when …

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What Happens If Your Macros Are Too Low

What Happens If Your Macros Are Too Low (7 Issues)

‘Macros’ refers to macronutrients, which are nutrients that the body needs in large amounts. The primary macronutrients are protein, fat, and carbohydrates.  When tracking macros people monitor their macros, often while reducing their overall calorie intake. This approach of tracking macros has become an increasingly popular way of losing weight, specifically fat.  However, if you …

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Does It Matter What You Eat as Long as You Hit Your Macros

Does It Matter What You Eat as Long as You Hit Your Macros?

‘Macros’ refers to macronutrients which are the three main nutrients that people need in large amounts for everyday bodily functions. These are protein, fat, and carbohydrates. All foods contain a different make-up of macros.  When people talk about counting macros or hitting macros, they’re following a macros-based diet usually with the goal of losing weight, …

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