A smart approach to macronutrient intake will enable you to break through plateaus when your fat-loss efforts inevitably stall, says Layne Norton
Dr Layne Norton is a physique coach and natural pro bodybuilder and powerlifter, who holds a PhD in Nutritional Sciences. He is based in Tampa, Florida.
When dieting to reduce body fat, daily calorie intake and macronutrient targets are very important. Because we are all different, we all need our own personalised approach to get the best results possible. There are, however, some principles you should follow to lose fat in the most efficient way that also gives you the flexibility to adjust macronutrient intake ratios when your fat-loss efforts grind to a halt.