So using the Harris Benedict Formula I am at 2,127 BMR multiplied by 1.55 for moderately active (3 days lifting, heavy bag non-lift days, cardio 6 mornings). That comes out to 3,297 cals. a day. So if I want to lose two pounds of fat a week I subtract 1,000 cals. which would mean I need to consume 2,297 cals a day to cut. Correct?
Thread: Calorie Calculator for Cutting
09-24-2008, 04:18 PM #1
Calorie Calculator for Cutting
09-24-2008, 04:27 PM #2
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09-24-2008, 04:40 PM #3
Again, this equation is far from perfect and you'll have to watch your gains/losses via scale and body fat calipers to accurately indicate what your BMR actually is.
Been dealing with the same issue, and these are my collected thoughts. Hope this helps..
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09-24-2008, 04:47 PM #4
Yep. You need to know what your intake needs to be in a stagnant state and then you need to measure expenditure. Get tested, buy a HR monitor and measure. Randomly letting a calculator built for everyone to provide information on your body that is different than everyone elses is a recipe for failure.
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