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#1 IIFYM Magazine column

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This is the full unedited version of the Men’s Fitness column covering my one year journey. This month: If It Fits Your Macros …  A long time ago in a bodybuilding forum far, far away someone asked a question about eating

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Diet 1: IIFYM … Tips & Tricks


Most people HATE wasting time, and why make you own mistakes when you can let someone else make them for you?! Here’s some tips and tricks that might stop your RAGING as you start off down the IIFYM path.

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Diet #1: IIFYM … 5 Lessons Learned

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For each of the diets I’ll be sharing the mian lessons I learned or possibly (re)learned So what’re the take-home points of doing IIFYM for a month? 1) Counting Works … The nutrition world likes to single ‘diet villains’ out,

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Diet #1 IIFYM… 5 Things Wrong with IIFYM


If It Fits Your Macros has a huge and dedicated following, but some of what makes IIFYM can cause problems for people, these are the main issue, and what you can do to fix them them. IIFYM is flexible dieting, in a nutshell

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Diet #1 IIFYM … 4 Advantages of IIFYM


  IIFYM is massive in the physique and bodybuilding world, and – if you believe all the progress pictures on social media – with good reason. Here’s three massive advantages that IIFY has. IIFYM is a form of flexible dieting,

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Diet #1: IIFYM … Men’s Fitness Column

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Hey, just a heads up to say that you can read the first month’s column on-line HERE:

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Diet #1 IIFYM … Example Menus


My daily diet whilst on IIFYM swung from angelic to absurd, but I tracked it all the way. I tried a few methods of tracking but ended up using to monitor  food intake and break the macros down for

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Diet #1: IIFYM … My Own Prescription

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So, using the calculator on the site I came out at the following prescription for what to eat every day. I knew right away it was going to be novel [read: FUN] as I don’t usually eat anything near

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Diet #1: IIFYM … In Detail

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  In a nutshell IIFYM is a diet that asks you to count very closely the amount of protein, carbohydrate and fat you’re eating – these three things are the ‘macronutrients’ that lend their name to IIFYM and that provide

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