Adding Another Notch To Your Belt: Why The Scale Shouldn’t Be The Only Way You Measure Success

Regardless of your goals with tracking your macros, the scale is only one of the MANY data points used to track and measure success. Our diet culture has been plagued with the idea that the number on the scale is the most important indicator of success. It will make or …

Abs Are Made In the Kitchen: Eat Whole Foods and Log Everything

Ever heard that saying, “Abs are made in the kitchen”? Phrases like that don’t make such an impact just because they were pulled out of thin air! There’s a lot to be said about how what you eat impacts your performance in the gym as well as how you feel …

Alcohol: Is it a Macro and How To Count It?

We know that making healthy choices includes making sacrifices for our nutrition, but it is ABSOLUTELY okay to indulge every once in a while. So many social interactions center around food and alcohol, and as social beings it’s just part of human nature to want to partake. Not to mention, …

F5 Revamped: Macros Coaching in Indianapolis

Happy one year anniversary, F5 Method! Over the last year, we have met with so many people around Indianapolis eager to change their lives through nutrition. There have been changes of all sizes and shapes, and we are so thankful for the community that has supported us over our first …

The Importance of Post-Workout Carbs and Protein

Why do we need to eat after working out? Generally speaking, we consume post-workout carbohydrates and protein in order to replenish our energy stores, repair and rebuild muscles, and improve recovery. Replenish glycogen stores. Glycogen is the energy that your body produces from carbohydrates. Exercising at a high intensity through …

The Shakedown: Whey vs. Plant-Based Protein Powders

Supplementing your workout with protein and carbohydrates gives your muscles a chance to begin their reparation and building processes. The suggested 20-30g of post-workout protein is most easily consumed and digested in the form of a protein shake. You’re faced with about a zillion different options when choosing a protein …

12 Healthy Halloween Treats That Will Leave You Screaming For More

Three things come to my mind when I think about Halloween: Pumpkins, Costumes, and CANDY. There is nothing worse (or better) than anticipating the post-candy binge stomach ache that happens every year, regardless of how much I try to resist. Well, I’m here to tell you: NOT THIS YEAR! Sure, …