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Percentage model or Hybrid LBM model for setting your macros

We get this question often: guys I have figured out my total energy intake and even set a deficit to monitor my progress, BUTTTT how do I set my macros?


If you have ever found yourself in a similar situation, then we have the answer to it



Understanding the % model


Most coaches would use this model to ease their way out of setting macros for their clients.




We mean it is not a bad approach, just a more lazy version of coaching.

A typical % split would look somewhat like this

Protein

30-40%