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Calorie question....

If I'm taking in 1500 cals a day then working out on morning and evening burning 350 cals each work out, am I really only getting 600 calories?


Asked by Anonymous at 10:37 PM on Oct. 28, 2009 in Diet & Fitness

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Answers (2)
  • You are getting 1500 calories and you are burning 700 calories a day. The body needs at least 1200 calories a day in a resting state. Because you are eating calories and burning calories your body is using your stored calories (fat) as fuel which results in weight loss.
    Exercising speeds up the weight loss process but be careful not to exercise too much. Your body needs calories to burn calories.
    The average person burns around 800 calories a day doing normal activity - no exercise.
    To maintain your weight you should eat 2000 calories a day. 1200 + 800 = 2000
    If you eat too few calories and burn too many calories your body will go into starvation mode and begin storing calories as fat. Weight loss is about finding the correct balance of calories, carbs, proteins, fats and exercise for your body. 1500 calories a day works best for most of us when losing weight.

    Answer by PrttyMstng at 7:21 AM on Oct. 29, 2009

  • You should go see a proffesional . You need more calories for your body to refuel and get some results of working out 2 a day.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:22 AM on Oct. 29, 2009