Limited Time: Grab your FREE Box of Dark Chocolate Almond Bars Get Yours>>Close
Results 21 to 30 of 46

Thread: Heavy Lifting and calories/macros

Threaded View

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2011

    Heavy Lifting and calories/macros

    I'll try to keep it simple. I want to build muscle now that I'm at a normal weight. I am doing NerdFitness barbell training 5x5 three days a week and very light jogging on the treadmill 3x a week. According to my TDEE I need 2200 calories. Right now I eat about 1600 calories.

    2200 calories is a TON of food for me and I'm a bit overwhelmed. If I eat 1g protein per lb of lean body mass it equals out to roughly 100g or 400 calories, 100g carbs takes up another 400 that leaves 1400 calories for fat? O.o I can't be doing this right.
    Last edited by ErinF; 05-16-2013 at 05:36 PM.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts