Why is Leangains so effective?

Andy MorganLeangains & Intermittent Fasting314 Comments

Edit 15th Mar.: Added a link to an article I forgot about by Martin that explains the hormonal advantages of IF further. Glycogen super-compensation point is possibly wrong.  A couple of Japanese friends came up to me in the gym after seeing the blog post about Scott asking questions. They are into the 6 meals/day, 5 days/week split-training method. They couldn’t read … Read More

How To Calculate Your Leangains Macros

Andy MorganLeangains & Intermittent Fasting1996 Comments

This guide has been viewed over 1 million times since the first publication in 2011. I’ve made revisions over 100 times since, the last major update being September 29th, 2015. There is a school of thought that it can be beneficial for nutrient partitioning (and therefore body composition) to have more calories on the days you work out, and less on … Read More

The Leangains Guide

Andy MorganGoal Setting

Introduction, Outline, Meal Timing and Frequency. Leangains calorie and macro calculations are covered in a separate guide here.  Note: These guidelines are my own summary of Martin Berkhan’s Leangains system. I’d recommend you check out his site.   Skip breakfast, eat big meals, train hard and heavy.  These are the core principles of Leangains – a style of diet and training … Read More