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BMR Help

Posted by on Mar. 22, 2013 at 5:03 PM
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I am eating too little calories and need help with my BMR. I'm 27, 5'6", 201lbs, not breastfeeding and work out 5-6 days a week (at least an hour of cardio, which is running or elliptical and an hour of lifting).


Also my mom is trying to lose weight and she eats only two meals a day and needs to up her calories. She is 49, 5'4", 212, and she workouts for at least an 30 mins to an hour of cardio (Zumba or the treadmill). 


Thanks ladies. 

by on Mar. 22, 2013 at 5:03 PM
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Hi_Rae
by Member on Mar. 22, 2013 at 5:19 PM
I need help figuring out mine too!
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mcginnisc
by Claire on Mar. 22, 2013 at 7:59 PM

Your BMR: 1712

Maintenance while working out 3-5 days per week ( 6 is for athletes): 1712*1.55=2653

To lose 1 lb per week: 2653-500=2153

Your ideal calorie range is 1712-2153 calories per day to lose 1 lb per week. 

Your Mom: 

BMR: 1647

Maintenance while working out 3-5 days per week: 1647*1.55=2552

To lose 1 lb per week: 2552-500=2052

Her ideal calorie range is 1647-2052 calories per day to lose 1 lb per week. 

Claire


" I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Phillipians 4:13 

mcginnisc
by Claire on Mar. 22, 2013 at 8:00 PM



Quoting Hi_Rae:

I need help figuring out mine too!


I need your age, height, weight, whether you are BFing or not, and the # of days per week you workout. 

Claire


" I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Phillipians 4:13 

Hi_Rae
by Member on Mar. 22, 2013 at 8:04 PM
22
5'4"
114 lbs
Not breastfeeding
Working out 5-6 days a week


Quoting mcginnisc:




Quoting Hi_Rae:

I need help figuring out mine too!



I need your age, height, weight, whether you are BFing or not, and the # of days per week you workout. 


Posted on the NEW CafeMom Mobile
mcginnisc
by Claire on Mar. 22, 2013 at 8:07 PM
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Quoting Hi_Rae:

22
5'4"
114 lbs
Not breastfeeding
Working out 5-6 days a week


Quoting mcginnisc:




Quoting Hi_Rae:

I need help figuring out mine too!



I need your age, height, weight, whether you are BFing or not, and the # of days per week you workout. 



BMR: 1348

Maintenance while working out 3-5 days per week ( 6 is for athletes): 1348*1.55=2089

You are a healthy weight for your height, so I did not include weight loss..

Ideal range to maintain your current weight is 1348-2089 calories per day.

Claire


" I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Phillipians 4:13 

rsmeyer54
by on Mar. 22, 2013 at 8:08 PM

http://www.bmi-calculator.net/bmr-calculator/ once you find our your bmi then you can figure out your BMR :)

Hi_Rae
by Member on Mar. 22, 2013 at 8:11 PM
Thank you!!


Quoting mcginnisc:




Quoting Hi_Rae:

22

5'4"

114 lbs

Not breastfeeding

Working out 5-6 days a week





Quoting mcginnisc:





Quoting Hi_Rae:

I need help figuring out mine too!




I need your age, height, weight, whether you are BFing or not, and the # of days per week you workout. 





BMR: 1348

Maintenance while working out 3-5 days per week ( 6 is for athletes): 1348*1.55=2089

You are a healthy weight for your height, so I did not include weight loss..

Ideal range to maintain your current weight is 1348-2089 calories per day.


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JerseyAirGurl
by *Ada* on Mar. 22, 2013 at 8:18 PM

Thank you a bunches... You are the best

Quoting mcginnisc:

Your BMR: 1712

Maintenance while working out 3-5 days per week ( 6 is for athletes): 1712*1.55=2653

To lose 1 lb per week: 2653-500=2153

Your ideal calorie range is 1712-2153 calories per day to lose 1 lb per week. 

Your Mom: 

BMR: 1647

Maintenance while working out 3-5 days per week: 1647*1.55=2552

To lose 1 lb per week: 2552-500=2052

Her ideal calorie range is 1647-2052 calories per day to lose 1 lb per week. 


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