I would really appreciate a clarification.
I realize that diet is the base. Without it you've got no foundation upon which to build your temple. I need a little help in mixing my morter so to speak.
From searching the board and reading the stickies I see that a little trial and error is the one of the best ways of finding out what works best for you.
Grunt's sticky says you should start out with Start with a good 40/40/20 ratio (protein/carb/fat), guage your progress and improvise from there.
Also in that sticky he mentions that you should be eating 1g of protein for every pound of body weight for a "good diet".
If I'm 255lbs by those calculations I should be eating per day;
* 255g of Protein.
* 255g of Carbs.
* 127g of Fat.
all spread out between 5-7 meals / day.
Also about Calories.
The calculator I found says my BMR is 2166 if I'm doing nothing.
I like to be in the gym doing cardio 5x a week and lifting 2-3x a week. According to said calcuator (freedieting.com) for that activity lvl. my maintenance is 3168cals and for extream fatloss (which is my goal) I should consume approx 2040cal.
I guess in all of that typed thought my question is do I have these numbers right? Is there anything else I should be taking into account?
Srry for the long post but I would truely appreciate it if one of you guys could say "looks right" or "change this".