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    Your caloric intake


    How many calories are you taking in per day. Please share! as well as height and weight.

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    I'm sitting at 5'10" and 181 lbs. intake is only 1800pd but I'm desperately trying to cut a podgy frame... With a cleaner diet and regular training I'm on around a 4-6lb loss per month
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmywst
    I'm sitting at 5'10" and 181 lbs. intake is only 1800pd but I'm desperately trying to cut a podgy frame... With a cleaner diet and regular training I'm on around a 4-6lb loss per month
    Once I hit the magical 10% bf I enquired about bulking and had some great advice, generally to increase my calorie intake by 300-500 (clean) above my maintenance level to keep fat gain to a minimum. I can't speak from first hand experience yet.
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    im 5'10 and am at 145 i need to put on weight so right now im at about 2000-2200
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    ^that's too little to gain weight bro.
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    yah i know, i am trying daily to increase. what do you suggest?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dillianc
    yah i know, i am trying daily to increase. what do you suggest?
    You wanna be eating at least 2500 my man. Prob more. Remember growing is just like loosing and you need a high excess to grow. Don't go crazy and overdo it but personally my BMR is 1900 I factor in about 300 cals for lifting and cardio an then an extra 600 for gaining. Puts me at about 2800-3000 cals a day
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    Quote Originally Posted by dillianc
    yah i know, i am trying daily to increase. what do you suggest?
    Add coconut oil or sunflower oil to your shakes. 1 tbsp every shake. Pb can become your best friend as well. Make some homemade chili, use fattier buger (70/30 or 80/20) meat with black and white beans.

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    I'm 5' 10" and right around 175. I probably take in around 2800-3000 kcals a day and weight gain is around 2-3 lbs a month.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dillianc
    yah i know, i am trying daily to increase. what do you suggest?
    You should be taking somewhere around 18 to 20 calories per pound of body weight
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    right now I'm cutting at 2900 calories at 5'8'.......
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    2900 for a cut?!
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    im 5ft 8in 190 and when i bulk its about 4500.. i need a out 3900 a day
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    Yes I'm surprised as well...I have a pretty active job

    I've been losing a lb a week for almost 3 months eating at that level...
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    I'm 6' at about around 150 to 155. Also trying to bulk up... I work where I'm constantly moving on my feet.
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    What are you intaking daily?
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    when i'm working out regularly 4+ days a week, around 3200 a day, when i'm at 3 days or lower around 2800.
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    I take in about 3000 to 3500 a day
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    5 11" 190lbs single digit bf, 4000K to bulk 3000k to cutt...
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    I'm actually looking to get to main goal of about 170-180
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    5-7k/day at ~215lbs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja
    5-7k/day at ~215lbs.
    Same here at ~210lbs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dillianc
    yah i know, i am trying daily to increase. what do you suggest?
    P nut butter & bananas.
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    Currently at 3300 kcal/day. 5'8" 175. Macros 350 carbs, 245 pro, 109 fat. That's 40/30/30. First time I've ever tried 40/30/30. Always done 50/30/20 for bulk. Only a day into bulk. Anybody ever try 40/30/30? Im a little hesitant to go with that much fat on a daily basis!
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockme View Post
    Currently at 3300 kcal/day. 5'8" 175. Macros 350 carbs, 245 pro, 109 fat. That's 40/30/30. First time I've ever tried 40/30/30. Always done 50/30/20 for bulk. Only a day into bulk. Anybody ever try 40/30/30? Im a little hesitant to go with that much fat on a daily basis!
    What's wrong with that amount of fat?
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockme
    Currently at 3300 kcal/day. 5'8" 175. Macros 350 carbs, 245 pro, 109 fat. That's 40/30/30. First time I've ever tried 40/30/30. Always done 50/30/20 for bulk. Only a day into bulk. Anybody ever try 40/30/30? Im a little hesitant to go with that much fat on a daily basis!
    My macros are always around 40/30/30 and fats end up close to 200g daily (sometimes more). I remain fairly lean while doing this as well.
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    5'10" 165 about 33-3600 a day.
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    5'10 160lbs 3000-3500..just coming off of a cut so I'm gradually increasing my calories to 3500 so I can keep lean..if I'm not gaining on the scale in a month ill go beyond 3500
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    6'5/ 205
    3600 when i wana put weight on
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    I clearly need to eat more lol. I've been making some pretty nice gains lately though as my calories have even increasing
  

  
 

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