When you first begin training, it becomes almost immediately apparent that you will need to eat well if you’re going to reach your goals. But how much protein should you be eating each day? Should you be eating high carb and low fat? Some say that you should be eating twice as many calories from carbohydrates as protein. Others suggest a more balanced ratio. What worked for me was to start by consuming the same amount of calories from each macronutrient. This formula will get many of you pretty damn far.
How many total calories will you need each day to support your metabolism and fuel the addition of new muscle tissue? Don’t worry because I am going to make it incredibly simple for you. Follow the easy steps outlined below and you will be on your way to a sensible, balanced diet that will help you get started…and then some. All you need to know is your body weight.
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