How to Count Macros How to Count Macros

How to count macros

Carbohydrates, proteins and fat. In short, by counting our protein and carbs (4 calories per gram) and our fat (9 calories per gram) we are essentially also tracking our calories. Why not just count calories? If we aren’t at least aware of the general ratios of macronutrients in our daily intake, it’s going to be a whole hell of a lot harder to preserve lean body mass during a cut.