Clean eating

So What Does 'Macros' Really Mean?

So What Does 'Macros' Really Mean?

Understanding why you’re tracking macros and how to track them is awesome, but how do you know what numbers to aim for? First of all, let’s get a few of the basics out of the way.

  • If you want to gain weight (build muscle, bulk up) = caloric surplus

  • If you want to lose weight (lean out, cut, shred) = caloric deficit

  • Maintenance = neutral or taking in exactly as much as you burn throughout the day

Seasonal Eating

Seasonal Eating

While gardening isn’t for everyone, eating fresh fruits and vegetables definitely is! Every plant has a season, and every season has certain plants that grow best during those months. Grocery stores sell quite a few foods all year long as they have access to foods from all over the world, and this is great! I love being able to buy all kinds of foods throughout the year. But there are definitely benefits to buying more seasonal foods.