Learn how Marcus Filly, CrossFit Games veteran and founder of Functional Bodybuilding, manages to eat 3700 calories a day and still maintain 5% body fat.
“Are you eating enough to feel energetic all day and still have the look you want? Some people are surprised that I eat so much or start my day with meat and fat – but these 5 tips will explain why it works.”
“I believe in consistency, rhythm, and sound nutrition – not gimmicky diets or extreme deprivation.”
5% Body Fat, 3700 Cals
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HOW FUNCTIONAL BODYBUILDING BEGAN
“After leaving medical school, I turned instead to health and fitness to help people more directly with training and nutrition in their day to day lives.”
“Drawing on an extensive training background in soccer and my competitive CrossFit career, I owned an affiliate for years before changing methodologies to help athletes better succeed through individual coaching.”
“After the 2016 CrossFit Games, I was burned out and broken, and about to become a first time father. Functional Bodybuilding was born out of a need to train more for longevity and sustainability – while still looking good and moving well.”
Understanding Body Fat
What are dietary fats?
Fat is a type of nutrient, and just like protein and carbohydrates, your body needs some fat for energy, to absorb vitamins, and to protect your heart and brain health.
For years we’ve been told that eating fat will add inches to your waistline, raise cholesterol, and cause a myriad of health problems. But now we know that not all fat is the same.
“Bad” fats, such as artificial trans fats and saturated fats, are guilty of the unhealthy things all fats have been blamed for—weight gain, clogged arteries, an increased risk of certain diseases, and so forth.
But “good” fats such as unsaturated fats and omega-3 fatty acids have the opposite effect. In fact, healthy fats play a huge role in helping you manage your moods, stay on top of your mental game, fight fatigue, and even control your weight.
- Marcus-Filly-Body-fat: Marcus Filly