It says I need 1894 calories a day. Since I'm cutting that means I should only intake 1394. That seems a little low...
I'm 5'10 187lbs.
Should I go by this calc?
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07-10-2009, 01:39 PM #1
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07-10-2009, 02:35 PM #4
No, that is likely the correct number for your BMR. However, don't confuse BMR with TDEE (total daily energy expenditure). The BMR is the number of calories a patient in a comatose state needs to maintain life, presumably you are not comatose. You need to multiply the BMR by the "activity factor" which ranges from 1.2 for fairly sedentary individuals up to 1.9 for people at the other extreme. You are most likely around 1.35.
1.35 X 2000 = 2,700 TDEE
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BMR = 66 + (13.7 X wt in kg) + (5 X ht in cm) - (6.8 X age in years)
Then determine your maintenance level:
Sedentary = BMR X 1.2 (little or no exercise, desk job)
Lightly active = BMR X 1.375 (light exercise/sports 1-3 days/wk)
Mod. active = BMR X 1.55 (moderate exercise/sports 3-5 days/wk)
Very active = BMR X 1.725 (hard exercise/sports 6-7 days/wk)
Extr. Active = BMR X 1.9 (hard daily exercise/sports & physical job or
2 X day training, marathon, football camp, contest, etc.)
That is what you should be eating at. Eat at that for about two weeks and see how your weight loss goes. Then adjust as needed.A year from now, you’ll wish you started today.
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I like this one, it has options that automatically show you ranges based on activity.
I put in your stats, it shows 1801 cal/day for weight loss with little or no exercise.
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