Gone are the challenging days of filling in spreadsheets or even more tedious, committing pen to paper to keep track of what you’re eating. The age of “there’s an app for that” has brought with it countless ways in which you can track your fitness and food and along with it SO much more freedom in the foods you can enjoy.
Even with the freedom the Own Your Eating lifestyle brings, sometimes, when you’re standing in front of the fridge with the door wide open at 10 o’ clock at night trying to find something to hit those last 20g of protein, it can be hard to remember why tracking your macros is worth the extra energy.
If you have googled “healthy balanced diet” or any other similar term, most likely you have seen the ratios of 40/30/30 pop up. What that’s referring to is your ratio of macro-nutrients; 40% carbohydrates, 30% protein, and 30% fat.
We discuss goal weight and activity level when we take you through the formula (at about 8:30) in our Beginner Video (don’t forget to log in to your account on the Own Your Eating website to be able to view the video).
Macros has become a buzz word. Let us break it down for you just a bit, we won’t get too complex with it, you know Jason loves the KISS mentality – Keep It Simple Stupid.
“This just isn’t working for me! I’m logging my food, I promise I’m tracking everything but I’m just not getting any results! I think we need to change my numbers!” Does this sound familiar? Perhaps something you’ve been pondering for the last month or so?
In one of our recent articles we highlighted some of the most
The number of reactions occurring in the body on a daily basis is practically unquantifiable – with a rough average of nearly 100 trillion cells in our bodies and each cell producing 1 billion reactions each second, well you do the math! That’s a lot to deal with. So when you think about all the additional challenges we subject our bodies to – not enough sleep, poor quality food, alcohol, smoking, travel & stress – it’s pretty impressive that we manage to get by the way we do! But we don’t want you to just “get by”. We want you to look and feel your best! Just as we are focused on ensuring our clients get the right amount of food to fuel their bodies, we know that cultivating a healthy, internal environment in your body is also key.