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Should I be counting calories?

Should I be counting calories?

Should I be counting calories?

For years I tried options that would ‘work better’ for my clients. No one wanted to count calories. It was too much hard work. It took too much time. At least that’s what everyone told me.

If we were still writing everything down on a piece of paper, adding grams and multiplying by macronutrient calorie values, then I’d say you had the start of a decent argument. These days though, with the prevalence of smartphones and apps keeping track of your nutrition is much easier. When it comes to body composition goals (losing weight and gaining lean muscle mass) there is no substitute for knowing your numbers going in (consumption) and out (expenditure).
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