How to Make Your Diet Enjoyable There’s nothing worse than starting a diet and instantly feeling like you’re missing out on things that you enjoy about your ‘normal life’. What’s important to realise, is often we build up this up in our head before the diet even begins. Thinking “once this diet starts I won’t […]
How to Reduce Your Snacking Do you eat the whole block of chocolate when you have a craving? If so, you’re not alone. Most people eat the entire thing, regardless of how much they want it. It’s not uncommon to have no idea why you’re snacking in the first place. Check out this podcast episode […]
Macro Tracking is becoming a very popular diet style for weight loss. If you’re wondering what it is, let me break it down simply for you:
It’s the same as counting calories, however you allocate your daily calorie target into the type of macronutrient they are: Protein, Carbohydrate or Fat. The total of each macronutrient target will add up to the total calorie target.
Macronutrient targets are individual to your gender, age, height, goals and your daily activity level. The key is to balance the amount of energy (calories) you are consuming with the amount of energy (calories) you are using each day. Simply put, when you consume less calories than you use, you lose weight. Of course humans are complex creatures and so it is never as simple as “Just Eat Less” which you can learn about here: Here’s Why Weight Loss isn’t as simple as “Just Eat Less”
While macro tracking may seem simple, doing it correctly can be a time consuming and frustrating process. Especially if you aren’t seeing the weight loss results that you’re expecting. Keep reading to learn about the most common mistakes people make and how to avoid them.