Do you Calorie Count?
-Calorie Counting is a great way of tracking your calories + macro splits for your day.
-By counting calories you can see if you are overeating or undereating to get towards your goals.
If you assess regularly (every week/couple of weeks) then it can help you stay on track or help you make subtle changes depending on what the readings say.
Calories ARE important because they decide whether you are in a deficit (weight loss) or in a surplus (weight gain) meaning in generalized terms, working towards fat loss or muscle building
Irregular weekly consumption can lead to stalls in your results actually take you backward, so it’s a great tool to help you stay consistent to the goal at hand.
Consistency is the key to calorie counting, only tracking on the days you are good isn’t going to work. Missing out some of cheat foods isn’t going to benefit you but instead just waste your time.
If you work out your calories for the day, here’s some of our tips. To work out calories for the day you can do one of two things..
It will give you an overall of what you eat in a week so you can get an average.
People have specific habits in their week which they don’t even realize. For example, if you only work out Monday’s nutrition, it’s pretty certain that it isn’t how you normally eat on a Saturday or Sunday..
You might eat better choices of foods in your week which might be around 2,500 calories shall we say. But come the weekend you indulge and enjoy a few glasses or go out for a meal with your friends. You would spill easily spill over 3,500 calories.
Now depending on these habits in the week you may see different macro splits and eat more of specific food groups, it’s important to understand how you generally do things so you can get an average. But don’t worry, we aim to help provide you with lots of help over the next coming weeks.
We will be realising our macro booklet for you guys in the next coming weeks for FREE for a short period of time. Whether it’s to lose fat or to gain muscle, the guide changes you macros accordingly. Start to wake up that inner Warrior and start seeing results.