View Full Version : Calrie Intake question
07-27-2003, 10:27 AM
What should be ideal cals for cutting for a 5'3.5 170lbs endo? Oh and what should the ratio be?
07-27-2003, 11:06 AM
impossible for us to say exactly
a pic would help, knowing your bf % would help too
are you counting cals ?
based on what you told us I would start around
try that for a few weeks and adjust up and down 100 cals at a time until you lose about 1-2lbs a week
as for ratios...
if you got 170 g's of protein that would be 680 cals and 30%
then if you go with a MINNIMUM of 25% fat that leaves 45% carbs which looks good to me
07-27-2003, 12:45 PM
This was me a month ago at 168. I gained like 2 or three pounds. I dont know where I messed up. But I assume in that pic i was low BF.
07-27-2003, 01:49 PM
still I can only guess but you look quite solid in that pic
you might want to start at 2500 cals
depending on how many times you train with weights OR cardio
07-27-2003, 02:17 PM
I normally do 5 day week with weight. Cardio is 4 times a week.
07-27-2003, 02:30 PM
that is a great deal of activity
perhaps 2500 is too low
07-27-2003, 02:43 PM
You gotta be kidding? Even for an endomorphic. I have slow metabolism.
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