Men's Physique Show in 3 Weeks. Last-Minute Diet Changes?

Hello all!

Just needed some advice, I have a mens physique show coming up in just under 3 weeks. Thus far, I’ve been doing a sort of IIFYM diet without any junk food or sugar fitting into those macros.

I have a few questions:

  1. Should I continue this type of dieting for the last 3 weeks or should I adopt a more conventional bland food and veg diet? I have no problem eating bland food if that is what will help me lose the extra fat, however if the calories and macros are the same, this shouldn’t matter right?
  2. My carbs are very low, max is 60g and lowest is 30g and my energy is very low. Should I slug it out or have a refeed with higher carbs keeping in mind I have lower belly fat to lose?

I follow a plant based diet and my food choices are the following:

  • Tofu
  • Quorn products
  • Soya protein products
  • Peanut butter
  • Mixed veggies
  • Protein powders

My current macros are 80f/30c/200p on rest days and 70f/60c/190p on weight training days.

I don’t want to turn this thread into a debate about a plant based diet vs meat etc, I have my reasons for eating this way. Just needed some direction.


If you’ve been making weekly progress with whatever plan you’re currently following (diet, cardio etc) then you have no reason to change anything.


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Post pictures.


then you are not on track to be ready in 3 weeks. You should be very close to stage-ready by now.

Pictures are necessary if you want proper assessment.