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    Best Nutrition/kcal/macro tracker?

    I used to use fitday just to check my macro ratios and make sure I was eating enough. I logged in yesterday and there are so many ads it is pretty much a worthless site now.

    What is everyone (who...
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    Another update....I fell into another tri...

    Another update....I fell into another tri opportunity this weekend. I improved my times and thought I would share...

    I ate a scrambled egg, banana & BP coffee for breakfast, followed by a pack of...
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    The race was awesome! I felt great and stuck to...

    The race was awesome! I felt great and stuck to my Whole 30.

    Several days before I increased my sweet potato and fruit intake, hydrated well and only had a Lara bar at T1 and coconut water with an...
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    Double post

    Double post
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    Will do! Thank you for the advice :-)

    Will do! Thank you for the advice :-)
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    My cardio strength is weak right now. I got...

    My cardio strength is weak right now. I got nailed with plantar fasciitis this summer and just recently started training again. 2 1/2 mos off...lost my mojo and motivation to train.

    I am running 2...
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    Good point Ben. I was going to put 50/50 juice...

    Good point Ben. I was going to put 50/50 juice /water on my bike and rather than a snack at T2, maybe a Lara bar at T1 is better?

    I am actually confused though. If I am fat adapted, which...
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    Thanks for the feedback. I think you are both...

    Thanks for the feedback. I think you are both right, it is a short event. I should probably have a little something at T2, guess I will figure out what is easy and portable but not packaged.
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    Nutrition for first tri

    I am doing my first tri in a week and a half...and it is out of state AND I am in the middle of a Whole 30.

    Can anyone here give me some advice on managing my nutrition before and during the race?...
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    Hi and welcome! I wanted to address your question...

    Hi and welcome! I wanted to address your question about still feeling hungry after a big salad.
    1) be sure you have plenty of protein on the salad
    2) Avo is a great filling (fat) addition to a...
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    Yes this is real, you can lose weight eating to...

    Yes this is real, you can lose weight eating to satiety, and eating real food.

    My thoughts...you probably need to up your carbs. I feel lousy on low carb, no energy and all I can think about is...
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    A few weeks ago I was playing with my macros in...

    A few weeks ago I was playing with my macros in an effort to reduce body fat. I kept my carbs around 50 and I was just dragging! I upped it to what my body seemed satisfied with and most days I come...
  13. I agree with listening to your body! I am an...

    I agree with listening to your body!

    I am an early in the day eater, meaning I consume most of my calories by 2. I just eat and eat and eat. Honestly most of the time I am not very hungry at...
  14. Thread: Swimming??

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    I think you are fine. I swim as well, a little...

    I think you are fine. I swim as well, a little more than that 3x per week in a masters program (coach + other swimmers).

    I always make it a point to stay at the rear of my line and do not push...
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    The OP never mentioned trying to lose fat. That...

    The OP never mentioned trying to lose fat. That was your assumption.
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    Thank you Stephan, She does like eggs, and...

    Thank you Stephan,

    She does like eggs, and has a small handful of almonds near daily.

    She does have the energy to be active, her depression is not severe, but it is there and we are trying to...
  17. I am reading this with much interest! My 19 yr...

    I am reading this with much interest! My 19 yr old daughter became depressed last year while away at college.

    She is home now and I am looking for information that I can use to help her. I know...
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    Thanks for responding Namlesswonder. We do not...

    Thanks for responding Namlesswonder. We do not have insurance right now, but I am working on it finding her a counselor that we can work with.

    I know that exercise and vit D are important. I had...
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    Does Hormonal imbalance = depression?

    I have a 19 yr old daughter who has had trouble regulating her period over the last 8 -10 mos. finally she got off the pill and has her first normal cycle is a long time.

    She also is depressed,...
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    I would suspect the high amount of fat. Why don't...

    I would suspect the high amount of fat. Why don't you ease up on it a little and see how your body reacts?

    Sometimes this way of eating requires some playing around with macros to find what works...
  21. Thread: Starbucks Grok

    by dacec
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    I am normal and I avoid chain restaurants like...

    I am normal and I avoid chain restaurants like the plague. Nothing wrong with coffee, not sure why you have it lumped in with McDonalds food.
    My preference has very little to do with being...
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    20 mi/32k Typically divided by 4 days a week (5...

    20 mi/32k
    Typically divided by 4 days a week (5 mi ea)
  23. You can also slow down the sugar spike in fruit...

    You can also slow down the sugar spike in fruit smoothies by:
    1) go easy on the fruit...just enough to add sweetness or to be a serving of fruit.
    2) add veggies to it for more fiber, because even...
  24. Thread: No Wheat

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    I mostly gave up gluten (gluten= wheat, barley,...

    I mostly gave up gluten (gluten= wheat, barley, rye) 4 yrs ago when I discovered that my DDs and husband are all gluten intolerant (one severely).
    I noticed that I felt more clear headed with it out...
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    The forum has helped me to learn a lot over the...

    The forum has helped me to learn a lot over the years however, you can make yourself crazy trying to decipher all of the different approaches. Start with the basics and see how your body responds,...
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