We provide an in-depth look at how to count macros for weight loss. We’ll tackle why counting macros is an effective way to lose weight, suggestions for getting started if you’re new to counting macros, how to calculate macros for weight loss, how to lose weight without negatively impacting your performance or recovery, and how to think about macro tracking (or not macro tracking) long-term.
We have created the WAG Holiday Nutrition Guide—to help you have a fantastic season, while still staying healthy.
In this article, we’ll cover the basics of how to read a nutrition label and break down the sections of a nutrition label that are most important when it comes to counting macros and making informed food decisions.
Who doesn’t love saving money, buying in bulk and bringing tons of macro-friendly Costco foods home to help you hit your macros?
Many people come to WAG Nutrition wanting to know how many calories they need to lose weight. Then, when they get the initial macros from their coach, they wonder “how do you calculate macros?” or how to calculate a calorie deficit. Use this calorie calculator guide as a jumping-off point.
Should I weigh my food before cooking? Does frozen food weigh more? How important is it to hit your macros anyway? If you have asked yourself these questions, or maybe typed them into Google (guilty!), you are not alone. It can be hard enough to decide what to make for dinner for the week, let alone knowing when or how to weigh it!
Calories, macros, grams, ounces…OH MY! What is the difference between calories and macros and why is counting one often more effective than the other? How do grams and ounces play into this whole thing?
When it comes to weighing & tracking food, not all clients will be comfortable with it. Here are some alternative nutrition strategies for all personalities.
It’s important to remember that not all calories are created equal, so they shouldn’t be counted as such. Watch the full episode to learn more about how you should approach calories for long-term progress.
Over the last few years we’ve written and recorded video tutorials for the most requested MyFitnessPal How-To’s. We put together this list of our top nine tutorials to make it easy for you to access at any time.
Sometimes we know the macros of a particular food item and it would be so much faster to just manually add the macros instead of having to look up an entry in the MyFitnessPal database.
Planning ahead is key to success in many situations, whether it be training, traveling, nutrition, work or simply life in general.