# Weight Loss Calorie Calculator Bodybuilding : How Many Calories a Day to Gain Muscle or Lose Weight?

## Weight Loss Calorie Calculator Bodybuilding Video

### Weight Loss Calorie Calculator Bodybuilding

How Many Calories a Day to Gain Muscle or Lose Weight?

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1. Know your goal (lose, maintain, or gain weight).

2. Find out your basal metabolic rate.
– BMR calculator: http://www.bmi-calculator.net/bmr-calculator
– To find your your lean body mass, you need to know your current body fat percentage. If you know your body fat or have a rough estimate, use this formula to find lean body mass:
LBM = weight – (weight x body fat percentage as a decimal)

3. Determine your activity factor.
– Sedentary = BMR x 1.2
– Lightly active = BMR x 1.375
– Moderate = BMR x 1.55
– Active = BMR x 1.725
– Very active = BMR x 1.9

4. Add or subtract based on your current goal. Remember that these final numbers are not exact and may be slightly high if you did not use your lean body mass (I didn’t include that part in the video or else it would be too long), but they are still a good starting point. You should track your macros using an app like MyFitnessPal and weigh yourself every so often to make sure you are working towards your current goal.

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1. NATE 20 says:

Thanks for the info

2. jaime . says:

active 1.725

3. jaime . says:

1743.65

4. Gary Michael Flanagan says:

Thanks for the video. I find the calorie deficit calculations very confusing and inaccurate. I’m a 37 year old sedentary job 5’8 male of 154 pounds. I work out with weights 5 days a week and spin bike 45 minutes a day. I think I’m supposed to eat a little under 1800 calories a day to lose weight, but I’m not sure. When I plug in my food and exercise into MyFitnessPal, it gives me another 300 calories that I can eat per day. Should I not log my exercise and just do the food?

5. BananaBandit says:

I think I’m in between moderate and active so ima do 1.6

6. Murat Dogan says:

i eat some days 2000 calories a day still not losing dat much

7. My Street View says:

Finnaly i completely understand the whole fking shit😁

8. jim saltaferos says:

if you want to shred quicker can you cut like 800 instead of 500?

9. Doc Holliday says:

I wanna lose weight and gain muscle.
So if I cut 500 calories I won’t gain muscle and if I add 300 calories I’ll gain muscle is this correct?
Anyone’s help would be appreciated thank you

10. CM TRON says:

This is fucking outrageous … 3500 calories for a guy who works out for an hour every day? No way

11. Niki Hopea says:

Dont listen to this Guy u can burn fat and build muscle at the same time

12. Sarah Taylor says:

i've been trying to figure this out for a while. I'm trying to build muscle and everything says something different. who the hell knows what's right?!

13. Felipe Fourt says:

im doing a deficit of 800 calories and gainig weighr what the fuck? also I train 5 days a week woth two day rest

14. gianfranco Razzeto says:

It cant be it’s telling me my calories are 3,323 to maintain if that’s the case I would be skinny many years ago

15. its kanni says:

Small face and big body wtf this is ugly 🤮

16. Danny Bradbury says:

Unless this guys workout is running to the moon then bench pressing it – he's full of shit, no way he needs nearly 4000 calories, what a maniac

17. xyungx says:

Wait a minute, so I'm about 200lbs, I'm trying to lose weight. Currently my BMR is 1,958 and I'm eating roughly around 1,500 a day while exercising frequently throughout the day. Is this bad?

18. J. Kingsmith says:

I’m sedentary at work from 8am-4pm. After that I hit the gym 4-5 days a week 1-2 hour workout sessions. Am I active or moderate?

19. Zakk says:

I’m 5’8 160 lbs 18 year old male should I take in 3,000 calories in a day to maintain ??