I see a LOT of posts every day about the minutiae of dieting; macros, calorie tracking, food journaling, nutrient timing, feeding the anabolic window, fasting, carb cycling … the list is possibly endless. And, truth be told, I’ve tried some or all of these techniques over the years as I work toward my physique goals.
However, over the last six months in particular, I’ve come to the realization that bodybuilding diets are, in fact, incredibly simple.*
So here’s my wisdom distilled; the four phases of the bodybuilding diet: