Take a tour
invite your friends
- Select Menu -
Invite your friends
Caloric Needs Calculator
Prompted by comments in another thread, below is a link to a calculator. Google found a bunch of them and the ones I tried were all in the same range (give or take 50 calories per day). This one has a little more info on caloric needs for weight loss.
Mon. Jun 4, 10:59am
I've been losing 2-3 per week but according to that site, I should be eating about 500 more per day!
geez. I don't know about that.
Monday, June 04, 2007, 1:38 PM
I agree, I think that site overestimates. I marked myself as "sedentary," despite the fact that I fit the "light activity" selection, and it told me that I need 1750 cals to maintain my weight (5'1", 114 lbs); I aim for 1300 and seem to be maintaining!
Though, I do cheat, probably often enough that maybe I do actually average around 1750... Hmm...
Monday, June 04, 2007, 2:33 PM
Monday, June 04, 2007, 2:42 PM
That one had me a little high - at 3909 calories for maintenanace.
this one had me at 2608 which seems pretty good (24 year old male 6'2 245 pounds, sedentary)
Monday, June 04, 2007, 4:27 PM
I checked out both links and they were 74 calories apart.
Monday, June 04, 2007, 6:18 PM
I've had my metabolic rate tested...
1400 calories needed to lie around all day
400 calories to 'feed' my occupational activity
700 calories on average that the machines say I burn at the gym
Total: 2500 calories to break even
This calculator says 2322...closer than I thought it would be.
Monday, June 04, 2007, 6:23 PM
How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight
How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer
How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources
Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Writing Down Your Daily Workouts
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner
How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition
New Diet and Fitness Articles:
Weight Watchers Points Plus
How To Adjust Your Body To Exercise
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program
Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:
Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule
Real World Nutrition and Fitness Questions
Can Weight Lifting Help You Lose Weight?
Are Protein Drinks Safe?
Nutrition As Medicine?
Everyday Weight Loss Tips
How To Eat Healthy At A Party
How To Eat Out And Still Lose Weight
The Three Bite Rule
Tips On How To Stop A Binge
Introducing The PEERtrainer Cheat System
How To Speed Up Weight Loss
How To Get Motivation To Lose Weight
Weight Watchers: The New Science!
3 Myths About Weight Loss With JJ Virgin
Related Article :
New PEERtrainer Articles :
Why Green Tea Helps You Lose Weight
How To Lose A Lot Of Weight, Fast
5 Things You Must Know Before Doing A Cleanse
New: How To Build Muscle
What Is The Best Kind Of Protein Powder?
The Master Cleanse
Will Removing Gluten From Your Diet Help You Lose Weight?
How To Obliterate Your Limitations
How To Get The Motivation To Exercise
How To Stop Feeling Tired
Dr. Joel Fuhrman's Super Immunity Diet
The PEERtrainer Diet
Is Portion Control Keeping You Fat?
The Ultimate Guide To Dietary Fiber
P90X? Do Burst Training Instead
Weight Watchers Points Changes For 2012
Can Diet Soda Cause You To GAIN Weight?