What are macronutrients and why are they so important in strength training?

Macronutrients are compounds found in food that are used by the body to make energy. The three macronutrients are carbohydrates (4 kcal/gram), protein (4 kcal/gram), and fats (9 kcal/gram). When it comes to weight loss, overall calorie consumption is more important than dietary macronutrient composition. In general, a person must consume a 500 kcal/day deficit Read more »