Originally Posted by pattyd
See what the scales say for your weight. Then you need some way of working out your bf, this is the more tricky bit as it's notoriously inaccurate but I've been caliper tested a number of times so have a reasonable idea although my scales always say I'm fatter. For the purposes of working out protein requirement I'm saying I want to be 16-18% bf at my goal weight. So my lean mass will be 84-82% of my goal weight (or if that's a lot lower than your current weight use your current weight or you could be too low on protein). Then if you are very active use 1 g per resulting lb, less active you can probably go nearer 0.7 g.
Last edited by Kelda; 03-25-2011 at 02:22 AM.
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