How Many Calories Should You Eat?

Three ways to determine your daily caloric intake ...

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One of the most important questions to answer when creating a diet plan is how many calories you should actually be eating.  Unfortunately, very few people take the time to figure this out. Most of us are aware that the standard caloric intake according to the labels printed on food packages is 2000 calories per day; however, this number is generic and is only correct for a very small portion of the population.  Most of us should actually be eating more than the 2000 calorie recommendation.  But how much more?  Well, for starters, no matter what method is used to determine this magical number you must understand it is an estimate at best.  The only way to know how your body behaves for sure is to test several different methods for yourself and see which one works.  Over the years I have used 3 different ways to determine a starting point for my diet, and all have worked relatively well.  During the next few days each method will be described in detail.  After that it will be up to you to decide which one you like the best, and ultimately which one you will use to take your body to the next level!

 

Method 1: Adjusting Your Current Calorie Intake Using the 500 Rule …


How Many Calories Should You Eat?
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Bo Burkett
Bo Burkett has worked in education at the high school level for the last seven years and is the father of four beautiful girls. He is certified as a high school guidance counselor and is pursuing certification as a personal trainer and life coach. Helping others grow mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and physically is his passion. He's just awesome like that.

Bo Burkett

Bo Burkett has worked in education at the high school level for the last seven years and is the father of four beautiful girls. He is certified as a high school guidance counselor and is pursuing certification as a personal trainer and life coach. Helping others grow mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and physically is his passion. He's just awesome like that. 

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