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Sleep Tight, Lose Right: Sleep and Weight loss

Sleep and weight loss

Have you ever considered the impact of sleep on your weight loss efforts beyond just feeling fatigued during the day? Adequate sleep plays a crucial role in regulating hormones that control hunger and satiety, affects metabolism, and can contribute to overeating and weight gain. However, inadequate sleep can also cause increased inflammation, reduced insulin sensitivity, […]

Building a Home Gym: What Equipment Do You Really Need?

Building a home gym: what equipment do you really need?

Welcome to our guide on building a home gym that perfectly suits your fitness needs. By the end of this article, you’ll have the knowledge to create your ideal workout space, complete with the right equipment to elevate your exercise routine, all within the comfort of your home. The Rise of Home Gyms The COVID-19 […]

Macro Cheat Sheet: A Quick Guide for What to Eat

Understanding macros (short for macronutrients) is essential for anyone striving to maintain a balanced and healthy diet. Macros include carbohydrates, proteins, and fats, each playing a distinct role in our body’s overall function and well-being. To simplify your nutritional journey, we’ve created the ultimate macro cheat sheet which highlights various food sources to help you […]

Working Out at Home vs the Gym: The Pros and Cons

Working out at home vs gym

Struggling to pick between working out at home vs hitting the gym? Let’s break it down. Home workouts offer comfort and flexibility, while gyms provide variety and expert guidance. Both have perks and challenges. It boils down to your style and goals. Stick with us to uncover what suits you best on your journey to […]

Managing Your Weight With NEAT: What is Non-Activity Thermogenesis?

Managing your weight with NEAT: What is non-energy activity thermogenesis

What Is NEAT? Your body is a lot like your bank account, except instead of dollars, it uses calories as its currency. And instead of earning money through working and spending money on Uber Eats, your body earns calories through eating and spends calories by living.  The “spending” part can be thought of almost exactly […]

Is an Online Fitness Coach as Good as a Personal Trainer?

Is an online fitness coach as good as a personal trainer

People ask us all the time: is an online fitness coach as effective as a personal trainer? The choice between these two options is a personal one, influenced by various factors. In this article, we will delve into the advantages and disadvantages of both online fitness coaches and in-person trainers, aiding you in making an […]

What Is TDEE, and Why Knowing It Can Help You Lose Weight Faster

what is TDEE and how it can help you lose weight | Macros inc

TDEE is an acronym for Total Daily Energy Expenditure, which is really just the name for the total amount of calories you expend in a day.  Another way to think about TDEE is that it is really just your total metabolism  That is it.  Super simple concept, but simple doesn’t mean unimportant. In fact, understanding […]