In today’s episode, we discussed how to use macro counting as a strategy for improving your nutrition, whether for fat loss or muscle gain. We broke down what it is, who it works well for, and why it isn’t just another fad diet. There are a lot of misconceptions about macro counting and a lot of mistakes many people make when starting out. We shared our top tips for tracking macros you can use to avoid those mistakes and use macro counting as a valuable tool, rather than getting sucked into the diet mindset.
In this episode we covered…
What is macro tracking?
How did Andres get started with macro tracking?
What are some common macro tracking misconceptions?
Why you shouldn’t go to bed hungry – even if you “run out” of macros
What happens if you go over your macros?
Do you need to use a food scale?What does “macro-friendly” mean?
What to do if you’re struggling to get enough of one specific macronutrient