I'm not talking resting metobolic rate but the calorie intake an average male needs daily to maintain his weight. MY RMR is like 2000 cals so I'm on a 1500 cutting diet, but is this too low?
Thread: Average male daily calorie?
08-26-2012, 08:07 AM #1
08-26-2012, 08:19 AM #2
1. What's you weight/height?
2. I HIGHLY doubt you need to cut, bulk.
3. Your maintenance isn't 2000 calories.Anime crew (•̀ᴗ•́)و ̑̑
"If you look for the light, you can often find it. But if you look for the dark, that is all you will ever see." -Iroh, LoK (2013)
"Kick logic to the curb and do the impossible." -Kamina, Gurren Lagann (2007)
08-26-2012, 08:22 AM #3
08-26-2012, 08:24 AM #4
- Join Date: Nov 2011
- Location: San Antonio, Texas, United States
- Age: 26
- Stats: 5'11", 192 lbs
- Posts: 7
- Rep Power: 0
I believe its actually around 2500. If you're active I really don't think its necessary for you to cut that many calories. As long as you stay somewhere around that number you'll still be cutting down since the more muscle you build the more calories you'll burn. Just eat healthy, keep training hard and you'll be good broskie.
08-26-2012, 08:24 AM #5
08-26-2012, 08:25 AM #6
08-26-2012, 08:30 AM #7
08-26-2012, 08:44 AM #8
08-26-2012, 08:59 AM #9
08-26-2012, 09:01 AM #10
- Join Date: Jan 2010
- Location: San Diego, California, United States
- Stats: 5'10", 165 lbs
- Posts: 46,343
- Rep Power: 33507
If you were truly eating 500 calories below your RESTING metabollic rate, I highly suggest you increase your caloric intake. Now.My Log: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=153626131
Food Challenges: (16-1)
25,000 Calorie "Cheat Day" Challenge http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5onEm1_LX4
12.5lbs Soul Food Challenge http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZ5uZzIx97k
IHOP 35 Pancake Challenge http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRUVGlafeQQ
9lb Burger Challenge (The Lamkinator) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uveJQDWbDG0
30 Pizza Challenge http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24hogCsg7Eg
By visiblevoices in forum Over Age 35Replies: 6Last Post: 04-25-2012, 09:47 PM
By jtg90 in forum NutritionReplies: 2Last Post: 05-02-2011, 06:27 AM