• Fitness,  Recipes

    What I Eat In A Day | Spring 2016

    To be successful at counting macros, or being on a diet in general, it’s a good idea to always being prepared. Meal prep and meal planning is the best way to stay on track. Lately, I’ve been sitting down on Sunday’s and planning every meal I’m going to eat throughout at least the work week on some awesome Post-Its I was gifted that have the days of the week printed on them. Then each night I can go into MyFitnessPal and add all the foods to see where my calories and macros are at. Here’s a quick break down on how I meal plan daily. BREAKFAST | The first thing I…

  • Fitness,  Recipes

    The Nutrition Plan | Spring Fitness Update

    This spring I’m committing myself to a 12-week cut – a deficit of calories while focusing on my macronutrient goals – sometimes referred to as Flexible Dieting or IIFMM (If It Fits My Macros). I’ve calculated my macronutirents based on wanting to cut unwanted fat while also maintaining muscle and strenght. I used the formula, so to speak, found on Healthy Living, Heavy Lifting to calculate my caloric intake and how many protein, carbs, and fats I’ll need to consume to reach my goal.  I ended up starting my cut about two weeks because I booked a spring break trip to Los Angeles in April so technically my cut is two 6-week cuts. This…