YOUR STATS

You are a 25 year old male who is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 175 lbs while being Sedentary.


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Your Maintenance Calories

2,104
calories per day

14,728
calories per week

Based on your stats, the best estimate for your maintenance calories is
2,104 calories per day based on the Mifflin-St Jeor Formula, which is widely known to be the most accurate. The table below shows the difference if you were to have selected a different activity level.

Basal Metabolic Rate 1,753 calories per day
Sedentary 2,104 calories per day
Light Exercise 2,411 calories per day
Moderate Exercise 2,718 calories per day
Heavy Exercise 3,024 calories per day
Athlete 3,331 calories per day

Ideal Weight: 148-153 lbs

Your ideal body weight is estimated to be between 148-153 lbs based on the various formulas listed below. These formulas are based on your height and represent averages so don't take them too seriously, especially if you lift weights.

G.J. Hamwi Formula (1964) 153 lbs
B.J. Devine Formula (1974) 151 lbs
J.D. Robinson Formula (1983) 148 lbs
D.R. Miller Formula (1983) 149 lbs

BMI Score: 26.6

Your BMI is 26.6, which means you are classified as Overweight

🔥 People who use this simple tool are usually in significantly better shape versus people who don't.

18.5 or less Underweight
18.5 – 24.99 Normal Weight
25 – 29.99 Overweight
30+ Obese

Maximum Muscular Potential

How ripped could you get? According to Martin Berkhan's formula, your maximum muscular potential is 160 lbs at 5% body fat. Most people have no desire to be 5% body fat though, so you'd be 168 lbs at 10% body fat & 176 lbs at 15% body fat. These numbers are good goals to aim for if you are bulking up!

Macronutrients

These macronutrient values reflect your maintenance calories of 2,104 calories per day.


Moderate Carb (30/35/35)
158g
protein

82g
fats

184g
carbs
Lower Carb (40/40/20)
210g
protein

93g
fats

105g
carbs
Higher Carb (30/20/50)
158g
protein

47g
fats

263g
carbs

These macronutrient values reflect your cutting calories of 1,604 calories per day, which is a 500 calorie per day deficit from your maintenance of 2,104 calories per day.

Moderate Carb (30/35/35)
120g
protein

62g
fats

140g
carbs
Lower Carb (40/40/20)
160g
protein

71g
fats

80g
carbs
Higher Carb (30/20/50)
120g
protein

36g
fats

200g
carbs

These macronutrient values reflect your bulking calories of 2,604 calories per day, which is +500 calories per day from your maintenance of 2,104 calories per day.

Moderate Carb (30/35/35)
195g
protein

101g
fats

228g
carbs
Lower Carb (40/40/20)
260g
protein

116g
fats

130g
carbs
Higher Carb (30/20/50)
195g
protein

58g
fats

325g
carbs

There are 4 calories per gram of both protein and carbohydrates, and 9 calories per gram of fats.

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Calorie Tracking Tools

There are only 3 tools required for tracking your calories effectively…

Food Scale

You'll need a food scale to accurately measure the calories of the food you're eating (most people underestimate big time!)

Check out this Ozeri food scale on Amazon

Bathroom Scale

You'll need a bathroom scale to periodically weigh yourself so you can track your results.

Check out this EatSmart bathroom scale on Amazon

MyFitnessPal App

You'll need to enter everything you eat into a calorie tracker app like MyFitnessPal

MyFitnessPal is free and works on iOS/Android. Find it in the app store

Alternative: Cronometer is really good for tracking your micronutrients to find deficiencies


2 Supplements Every Man Should Take

Omega-3 Fish Oil

Scientists keep screaming it. Keep your Omega 3 – Omega 6 ratios balanced, as an imbalance is proven to cause inflammation, and inflammation is proven to lead to disease. The typical western diet gets tons of Omega 6 already (I've heard as high as 16:1!), so it's generally recommended that most people take a fish oil supplement. Check out this high quality Omega-3. Note: Fish oil pills do go rotten, so if you have some at home, cut one open and smell it. If it smells bad, then it's spoiled and do not eat it. Only take fresh fish oil pills. Fish oil supplements are fat soluble.

Vitamin-D

Vitamin-D is the most important vitamin that the majority of people are deficient in. It's present in very few foods and most people aren't in the sun enough to satisfy the amount of Vitamin-D they need, especially in the winter. Check out this 5,000 IU Vitamin-D supplement on Amazon (1 year supply). Note: Vitamin-D is a fat soluble vitamin so eat some healthy fats with it (I like olive oil, which is very high in Omega 6 so you'll need that fish oil supplement).


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