Author Archives: Brad Dieter

Tracking Macros or Intermittent Fasting: Do They Work Together?

Tracking Macros or Intermittent Fasting | Macros Inc Blog

What is Intermittent Fasting? Put simply, intermittent fasting refers to a method of eating that only allows you to eat during specific times of the day. The exact times do not necessarily matter, but rather that you can only eat during that specific period. For example, you may choose to only eat at breakfast time […]

What It DOESN’T Take To Lose Weight

What it DOESN'T take to lose weight

Despite there being more information available to mankind than in any other time in history, there is still a lot of confusion about what people should actually do to successfully lose weight Do they need to follow a specific diet? Do they need to follow a 90 day workout challenge? In fact…most of us have […]

Nutrition for the Holidays

Nutrition for the Holidays

The weeks leading up to the holidays can often be a mental challenge for individuals who are looking to improve their health and fitness, especially when it comes to nutrition for the holidays.  There is often anxiety around holiday meals, parties, events, and travel. Higher calorie foods, alcohol, and lack of a consistent training schedule […]

Is Starvation Mode Real? Metabolic Adaptation: Part 1

Metabolic Adaptation

Starvation Mode… more accurately referred to as Metabolic Adaptation is an often misunderstood concept with arguments being made whether it even exists. This series will flesh this concept out in depth. Here is part 1. What Is Starvation Mode? There is irrefutable evidence that in a caloric deficit the body loses weight. This weight loss […]

Food is Simple, Behavior is Complicated: Food Palatability.

Palatability

Food is simple, behavior is complicated. It is simple to tell people: to lose weight just lower your calorie intake. It is also simple that lowering your calorie intake is, in fact, the easiest way to lose weight. However, the act of lowering your calorie intake and sustaining that can be complicated, because human behavior […]