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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 […]

Thriving at 50: A Client’s Story of Macros Inc. Coaching

A few years ago since being peri-menopausal, diagnosed with Hashimoto’s and struggling with debilitating anxiety relating to numerous physical injuries and PTSD after a long policing career, I literally hit the wall! And, to add salt to the wound, a miserable soul destructive sedentary job thrown in the mix, just about did me in! My […]

Beyond Tracking Macros: How to Develop Skills for Life

Tracking Macros

Tracking tools & Learning skills for life.  In the Macros Inc Facebook group, we see posts now and then related to the end goal: breaking free from weighing & tracking macros and using the new skills we learned to proceed without the need for these tools.  Is it possible to be successful without counting macros?  […]

Getting the Most for Your Calorie Buck with Food Volume

Food Volume

By: Bec Gormley Expect to be hungry when dieting While we should expect some level of hunger while dieting, there are some ways you can reduce the “stomach growls” by making smarter food choices. Dieting doesn’t have to mean LESS food…it just requires LESS calories!  Let’s Talk Food Volume All of our coaches here at […]

How You Can Stop Boredom Eating

Boredom Eating – You Are Not Actually Hungry, Just Bored. By Calvin Hunyh. There is a common saying “you’re not actually hungry, you’re just bored.” While it may sound like a cliche, there is  much truth to that. With mindless boredom, one innocent chip can easily turn into a family sized binge. Unless you are […]

What If I Go Over on One of My Macros?

Over my Macros

Author: Tom Franclemont When Things Don’t Go as Planned You forgot to plan ahead today and it’s not even time for dinner yet, but you’ve already used up all of your fats for the day. What are you possibly going to eat that only has protein and carbs? Don’t worry…your macro targets aren’t that strict! […]