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The Definitive Guide to Tracking Progress

Andy Morgan / Key Set-up , Making Adjustments

This article isn’t for casual trainees. It’s for those of you that are putting in a serious amount of effort with your training and nutrition. You owe it to yourself to take the 10-15 minutes each week to track your progress seriously, to ensure you get the results you deserve. Without proper tracking data, you […] Read More »

How To Adjust Your Diet To Successfully Bulk

Andy Morgan / Making Adjustments

‘To Bulk’ – Gain body weight, with the primary goal of gaining muscle. There is an absence of quality diet advice out there for people trying to bulk. ‘Eat more!’ lacks the detail and finesse to optimize things, ‘Calculate your macros, train hard’ – misses the fundamental point that as we progress, calorie and macronutrient needs change […] Read More »

How to Find Maintenance Calorie Intake After Dieting

Andy Morgan / Making Adjustments

You can eat a lot more and maintain most, if not all of your leanness, after dieting. But people screw this up. They either diet blindly without ever thinking how they were going to maintain it, diet too hard for too long and then can’t maintain it, or they mess up a calculation trying to maintain it. When people […] Read More »

The Myth of the ‘Best’ Macro Ratio

Andy Morgan / Useful Diet Theory

There is an idea out there that ‘golden’ macronutrient ratios exist that can transform a person’s physique. The idea was born in bodybuilding forums by people looking at someone else’s body transformation, asking their macro intake, then reverse engineering it to come up with a macro ratio that is assumed to be somehow special. I’m not a fan of this idea. It’s logically flawed and […] Read More »

Macro Counting 101: The Comprehensive, No-Nonsense Guide

Andy Morgan / Key Set-up

This visual guide to counting macros will teach you how to build meal plans out of foods that you love. The guide offers an easier and more sustainable method to counting your macros than entering every single food and drink you eat, every day, into a nutritional calculator. The trade-off to this is just a […] Read More »