Post # 31
Bringing this back to life…
I’m wondering what people have set as their calorie goals for the day. I get so damn discouraged when I go over, but it’s not a lot! I’m 5’5″ CW: 140 GW: 125 workout 5 days a week and it’s set at 1450. Is that high/low/average? I set that myself b/c it had me at 1200! That’s starvation!!
Post # 32
BurlapnLace: I have a pretty similar height/weight and my goal is close to yours and my calorie limit for the day is 1,200 also. Honestly, when I was going over that the scale did not move. I eat more because I work out almost daily, but still sometimes eat about 1,200 calories and don’t feel really deprived. Maybe I’m counting incorrectly, though? Lol, who knows. I’ve lost about 5 lbs at this point total, not more than 1 a week, which seems fine to me 🙂
Post # 33
- Wedding: June 2012 - Franklin Plaza
BurlapnLace: I have mine set to 1500 and it’s been working well for me! I wouldn’t be worried about going over once in a while, we all do it! MFP set mine up to be 1200 a day too, but I was legit starving trying to stay around that number. I was losing weight (slowly), but as soon as I bumped up my calorie intake I found that I was losing it much faster. Just make sure you’re eating the right things! I am more concerned about the type of food I’m eating vs the calorie count.
Post # 34
It tends to set you at 1200 if you a. select 2lb per week as your target weight loss and/or b. set your activity level as sedentary. If you’re not ill on the couch, you’re at least lightly active. If you work out 5 days a week and eat back the calories (which you should) then you won’t be eating 1200 calories a day.
I’m 5’5″, 62kg (137lbish), eat an average of 2500 calories a day working out 4 times a week (although I’m not trying to lose weight any more). I lost weight on 1900-2000.
Post # 35
Just started this up for myself again a few days ago. Started originally in March but lost interest. Username is sbs730 if anyone would like to add me. 🙂
Calories: 1500/day <br />Height: 5’6″<br /><br />Starting weight on 3/29/14 (went to doctor): 196 lbs<br /><br />Current weight: 188 lbs
Post # 36
- Wedding: September 2014 - Garden outside our church
I just added everyone, I think…better late than never, right?