Whether you are new to counting macros or a seasoned veteran, this podcast on how to start counting macros is a great overview and can be such a valuable tool in achieving your fitness goals. Amber outlines 4 steps that are necessary for you in your macro counting journey as well as how to overcome common hurdles and provides a free counting macros Starter Kit.
How to Start Counting Macros Highlights:
- Understanding the basics. What are macros and why are they so important? (10:10)
- Get the right gear.
- Gear – food scale, fitness tracker, body scale and tape measure (13:40)
- Food – You don’t need to break the bank to track macros (20:44)
- Create a plan for your macros and for your workouts. (22:09)
- This plan is a lot less involved/complex than you may think…
- Get started tracking and losing. (24:59)
- Includes tips on how to handle spontaneous or hard-to-plan situations (28:35)
How to Start Counting Macros Take Away:
Macro tracking is not a diet in the way that the world uses the word “diet.” It enables you to live your life and achieve your goals eating the foods you love which means it is sustainable. It also doesn’t require expensive gear or weird food. You make macros work for you, not the other way around.