Macros

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