If you read fitness and nutrition blogs written by people in the bodybuilding world, you hear a lot about macronutrients or “macros.” Do you know what they are? Because if you don’t, you are missing vital information on how to achieve your goals. Follow this three part series to learn everything you need to know!
The three main macros are protein, carbohydrates (including fiber), and fat. Knowing about macros, you can use them to your benefit, fueling your body to stay fuller longer, build muscle faster, and lose fat more efficiently. You can make the most out of your workouts and get the best bang for your nutritional buck, and fuel your body in the best way. And when you’re really in tune with the way you’re feeding your body, you won’t be inexplicably starving in the middle of the day — goodbye 3:00 pm energy slump!