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yankeekd25
12-28-2006, 06:09 PM
is this a good way to eat? i guess i am shootin for around 1300-1600 cals and for the last few days ive been around 1400....

http://fitday.com/webfit/publicjournals.html?Owner=yankeekid25&Year=2006&Month=11&Day=28

RedSpikeyThing
12-28-2006, 06:56 PM
Why are you eating so little?? You're 17 and 200 lbs...you can cut on more weight. You should also specify how much beef you ate.....that's pretty generic. You also need more protein and fat.

Howard 9
12-28-2006, 06:59 PM
I'd up the calories.

yankeekd25
12-29-2006, 06:06 AM
ok.... so what should i up the cals to? how much fat should i eat and how much protein should i eat a day?

RedSpikeyThing
12-29-2006, 07:46 AM
You don't know your body fat, so shoot for 200 g of protein (1 g / lb, for easy math) and 100 g of good fat (0.5 g / lb). Start by adding a small number of calories (like 200) and let your body adjust to it. You should continue losing weight while eating more.

yankeekd25
12-29-2006, 08:04 AM
Thank you very much, Red. You've been very helpful along with everyone else. This is easily the best forum I'm a member of. :thumbup:

RedSpikeyThing
12-29-2006, 08:22 AM
Thank you very much, Red. You've been very helpful along with everyone else. This is easily the best forum I'm a member of. :thumbup:

This place is great. The hard part is putting all the advice in practice for years on end :(

But when you continue making progress and all your friends are stuck or have given up, then they'll listen to you.

malkore
12-29-2006, 02:50 PM
I also agree, too few calories.
to give you a hint, I'm 29, 182lbs, not exactly lean at the moment, and I can cut fat on 2200cals a day. mostly I watch my carb intake, and really restrict carbs on the days I don't lift weights. So I may not be quite as high a bodyfat % as you, I'm also older with a slower metabolism (and have had a spare tire since 3rd grade).

carbs are our primary source of energy. carb cycling can be VERY effective in keeping you sane while forcing the body to find its energy in the form of stored fat. lift heavy, eat plenty of protein and you'll hold on to the muscle mass you currently have.

Unholy
12-29-2006, 02:59 PM
Ide up it to 1800 cals a day. Also why do your protein shakes have 38g of carbs per serving?

Seems your macros are pretty good. I would shoot for about 180g of protein a day.

yankeekd25
12-29-2006, 03:09 PM
the banana has a lot of carbs...if it wasnt for the banana it would be like 10-15 grams of carbs

yankeekd25
12-29-2006, 06:07 PM
did i do better today? i feel good today, better than yesterday and the day before...

http://fitday.com/WebFit/PublicJournals.html?Owner=yankeekid25

Mr. D
12-29-2006, 07:31 PM
am i the only one who thinks his cals are still too low?

RedSpikeyThing
12-30-2006, 12:10 PM
I think it's still low, but it depends how long you've been eating that low for. When did you get into the low cal territory?

Optimum08
12-30-2006, 01:52 PM
ya i agree with the whole cal thing being low. i would up it to at least 1800. i don't know how this guys doing it on less than like 1500. it almost looks like a modified PSMF when the cals get that low.

yankeekd25
12-30-2006, 02:55 PM
what the heck is PSMF?? never heard of that

sCaRz*Of*PaiN
12-30-2006, 03:15 PM
PSMF = Protein Sparing Modified Fast

I don't have a link at the moment.

Optimum08
12-31-2006, 12:47 AM
scarz right now you are officially of the devil. post count: 6,666? wow.

sCaRz*Of*PaiN
12-31-2006, 11:01 AM
Wow. That doesn't come along often. :scratch: Must post to rid of this evil!