Tag Archives: Diet

What The F*** Does IIFYM Mean?

IIFYM is a term that has appeared on almost every fitness website over the past few years. But first, what does it stand for and second, what does it even mean? And no it has nothing to do with your mother. IIFYM stands for If it fits your macros. A Macro is short for macronutrient.…

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How I Gained 12lbs in 6 weeks

I completed a 6 week bulking program back in May of this year. I followed Dan John’s “Mass made simple” weight training program. It was the most difficult program I have ever done but the program in which I made the biggest gains, both in body weight and strength. I only did 14 session during…

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4 Lessons On Eating From Thailand

Disclaimer: This is a general observation of what I have seen in Thailand. Obesity is becoming a problem here like the rest of the world but these are the most common eating practices I have noticed while living here. When asked for nutrition advice I will usually state the following points: • Eat nutrient dense unprocessed foods…

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Embrace the Flinch

I see a girl in a café, my stomach flutters, I think about asking her, her name. I stop and go back to what I was doing. I’m at work and they are looking for volunteers. Instead of offering a hand I look at my desk and wait. “Phew!”, they pick someone else. I think…

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What all popular diets have in common

“Make your diet work for you, don’t work for your diet.” Denise Minger. Instead of trying to decide on the best diet for you why not see what similarities well known diets share. Denise Minger, author of “Death by Food Pyramid” found some commonalities between “Paleo”, “Mediterranean” and “Whole foods, plant based” diets. The Paleo…

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