- 05-23-2013, 12:30 PM
I'm new to the world of bodybuilding and I had heard this nutritional term called Macro. And that if I stick to a 40/30/30 I will loose weight and build muscle. I'm 27 years old and weigh in at 230lb. I'm at around 21% body fat. My goals are to loose weight gain muscle and be at around 10% body fat, possibly weigh around 182-190. I Jane already started going to the gym for weight training and on my off days I do HIIT training with the Insanity DVD's. any help with nutrition would be a big help.
- 05-23-2013, 12:34 PM
Lean meats, complex carbs, healthy fats are the basics for macros. And building muscle and losing weight won't happen at the same time from what I've read. A lot of smart people on here so look around the nutrition section and you'll find what ur looking for.
05-23-2013, 09:13 PM
Gaining muscle and losing fat at the same time is totally possible if the OP is still in the "noob gain" stages. I usually go 40/40/20 p/f/c but that's just personal preference. OP do you know your tdee?
05-23-2013, 10:00 PM
don't base your macros on %, calculate your TDEE then set your macros to .4g fat per pound 1g protein per pound and fill the remainder of your calories in with a mixture of carbs/fats/ an protein as you please
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05-24-2013, 01:24 PM
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