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Old 05-12-2015, 07:00 AM   #4
Dan Silva
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Re: Nutrition for a dummy (me), MyFitnessPal app

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Originally Posted by Dare Vodusek View Post
Depends what your goals are. Weight loss is easy with or without tracking macros, but performance gains are a different game to play.

For example, I was out of the gym for 2 months (did visit the gym, but doing some lame BB routines, just to have a feeling im doing something), I ate a high fat, low carb diet and had meals when I felt I am hungry and never tracked macros.

I lost 7kg with no problem, and that was from 81 to 74. My waist is 7cm shorter, jeans dont fit anymore :/
Thanks for the info.

I can't speak for the majority of people but my biggest problem was knowing how to get started and fear that it would be difficult. Macro tracking turned what I thought was going to be a difficult calculus equition into a simple math problem.

Only 6 weeks in I am still finding what my body needs. I will begin modifying for performance improvement shortly.
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