Flexible Dieting, What Is It? By Jonathan Muchenje

So what is this thing called flexible dieting?

Well in a nutshell, flexible dieting is a way of managing calorie intake with a flexibility towards the types of foods you eat. Not to be mistaken for “If It Fits Your Macros" however.

The difference between the two being that with flexible dieting you want to get most of your daily allowance from whole foods (something like 80-90% of your calories coming in from whole non processed foods.

Flexible dieting is the principle I have run my diet on even through competition prep.

I find it gives me the freedom to manage my food sources and gives me an ownership of my diet and goals. Along with giving me ownership, through using calorie tracking apps like “myfitnesspal” I can improve my knowledge of foods that work with my goals.

Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying it’s the best way of dieting, but it’s what works for me and I have found it works with my clients, giving them an easier, more sustainable way of dieting. Ultimately longevity and sustainability are important if a set plan is to have long term, sustainable results.

Give it a go!

Set your calorie goal depending on your own goals.

Download a calorie tracking app (to help you monitor daily caloric intake)

Here are some of the apps you could use to help track your intake, You can download these from the app store if you’re on iOS devices or Google play if you’re on android devices

Calorie tracking apps

Get tracking, choose the foods you want and like.

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