For many people, nutrition seems like the great mystery in a fitness and body transformation. Many people work hard in the gym for years without seeing the results they want, while others around them score the bodies of their dreams seemingly overnight.
Scores of people continually keep letting a troublesome craving or weakness dominate them, even when everything else in their nutritional life is in line. We're pretty sure you know someone who fits that description.
Ultimate 30 Day Beginners Guide To Fitness: Day 3
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Day 3 Challenge
- Read about nutrition and explore the Bodybuilding.com recipe database.
- Rest from exercise, limiting yourself to no more than a brisk walk and your general daily activities.
Nutrition doesn't have to be complicated! If you approach nutrition not as a hunt for "the answer," but as an education in the fundamentals, you can learn to fuel your performance and tailor your diet to your goals. Bodybuilding.com has thousands of articles and videos to help you every step of the way.
You can learn about new foods, like the greatest fat you've never tried, or the forgotten fiber all-stars. You can explore new ways to add more protein into your diet, take a hands-on approach to portion control, or learn about the latest diet trends, from intermittent fasting to flexible dieting.
Want to know where to start? Whether you plan to count your macronutrient intake—also known as your "macros"—down to the gram every day or not, you need to know what they are and what they mean. Start by learning what the macronutrients are, what they mean, and how to measure them.
Step two is to become best friends with this page: our recipe database. Despite what you think "clean eating" means, you will learn—and we know from experience—that the best diet is the one you'll follow. That means food has to taste good at least some of the time—preferably most of the time—and our experts can help fill your life with delicious nutrition!
Questions? Get them answered on the Ultimate 30-Day Beginner's Guide to Fitness thread on the Bodybuilding.com forum!