- 02-25-2014, 02:26 PM
hey guys so just a quick question here is what i have planned to cut, i always get confused while cutting and have no idea why. i plan to start eating at maintenance calories for 1 week and every week after that i will drop 100 kcals until i reach where i want.
so im 5 foot 8, 197lbs, around 12ish bf, so my TDEE is between 2700 and 2900 so im starting at 2800 for my starting point. so im going to cut at 2600/2500 kCals so it will take me 3 weeks to get there. the reason for this is so i can get used to dieting down again.
carbs only morning, pre, post workout and no carbs after 6 pm, just veggies. obviously a clean diet.
my macros for now:
100-130g of fats
250g of protein
My body handles fats really well and also about 200-300 kCal from fat will be MCT oil. i plan on doing this until my fat loss stalls and then i will carb cycle.
carb cycling: 2 low 1 high carb days
low carb 80-120g
high carb 250-300g
thats pretty much it, can anyone give me some input or just an ok? i always feel like i mess up on my cuts and i want to preserve as much mass aspossible but doing this naturally i know that it will be almost impossible not to lose some muscle.
- 02-25-2014, 02:44 PM
I'm no guru by any means, but if looks nice to me. I always slowly drop cals and whatnot. Only thing I ask is for you to keep us posted on your progress.
02-25-2014, 05:28 PM
02-25-2014, 05:42 PM
Looks solid to me especially with cutting cals slowly. I always like my biggest carb meal before bed but that's just me. I'm also cutting right now so in for results... How lean you tryin to get?
02-25-2014, 06:04 PM
02-25-2014, 06:13 PM
02-25-2014, 06:37 PM
Right on man, my goal as well. That combo sounds nice would help out some with muscle preservation. Best of luck!
02-25-2014, 06:39 PM
02-25-2014, 08:52 PM
02-25-2014, 11:29 PM
Solid macro numbers, good to see your fat is up.
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02-27-2014, 02:54 PM
If anyone wanted an update my macros have been perfect and I've never cut with this many carbs (120-150) and I think it's because now that I have more lean body mass than before my body can handle these carbs a lot better.
I'm actually feeling tighter and I'm at 2800 kcal which isn't that low yet.
So I'm still shocked I'm losing water /glycogen / fat at te amount of carbs I've been eating. Usually, my last cut when I was 175lbs (now 195) I could only eat 50-80g of carbs or else I'd hold water. Amazing how metabolism can change.
03-01-2014, 08:41 AM
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