A) start with the number 387 for women 864 for men
B) multiply your age by 7.31 for women 9.72 for men
C) subtract B from A ( the result may be negative)
D) Multiply your weight in ppounds by 4.91 for women 6.39 for men
E) Multiply your height in inches by 16.78 for women 12.77 for men
F) Add D and E
G) Your daily physical acivity level Sedentary (no regular activity) 1.0 Low active ( up to 30 minutes daily activity) 1.14 women 1.12 men Active(50 - 60 minutes) 1.27 Very active (over 1 hour) 1.45 women 1.54 men
H) multiply F by G
I) Add C and H These will be the calories you need to MAINTAIN your weight To LOSE weight- subtract 300 - 500 calories
Edited by: RICOCHETBEAR at: 1/6/2012 (19:18)
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