I find I lose if I stick to no more than 1400 calories a day. I'm 5'3. As you can see from my signiture I'm still unaware of how many calories I can eat to maintain a weight loss. I do sometimes allow some extra calories if I've worked out but usually I end up feeling it was a waste of calories burned.
Fitness Minutes: (16,488)
1,272 8/15/11 11:20 A
I shoot for around 1800 a day.
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9,612 8/15/11 10:56 A
In order for me to lose I keep it at no more than 1200. Calories burned from exercise I call a bonus.
Fitness Minutes: (118,564)
7,655 8/15/11 10:04 A
Right now, I am trying to drop 20 I put back on after losing 80. I get 1750 to around 2100 per day because I exercise. So yes, I adjust for exercise by entering my expected weekly calorie burn into my fitness page. My original evil diet plan didn't allow me enough calories so I eventually went into starvation mode and it was miserable.
Fitness Minutes: (25,941)
4,909 8/15/11 8:46 A
I seem to be maintaining at 1,500.
Fitness Minutes: (81,886)
9,753 8/15/11 8:45 A
I aim for 1200 no more than 1300 and I do it no matter how much exercise I get
Fitness Minutes: (40)
1 8/15/11 6:10 A
How many calories do you have a day, and do you alter if doing exercise?
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