View Full Version : Caloric intake

09-19-2005, 01:35 PM
Hi everyone...I read in the IM magazine yesterday that if you are a woman and you weight train you should be eating no less than 1500 cal a day.
I do weight training 4 times a week and cardio 2 times a week...my calories end up around 1413 cal a day maybe 1420...Do you think I should up my calorie intake????

09-19-2005, 01:39 PM
All of that depends on your height weight etc. If you think you should up your cals do it by adding an additinal 100 or so - if no weight gain - 100 or more etc. If weight gain decrease that - I do not think it is cookie cutter at all- if you weight train you eat "x" amount of calories. I was reading Iron Man yesterday as well - I will have to find that article.