Calories too low?

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  1. Notebook

    Notebook Full Member

    Anyone concerned about eating too few calories? If you go too low, isnt this supposed to slow down weight loss, or do you make the most of a not so hungry day?
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  3. Redkoala

    Redkoala Go on smile! =)

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    Its not a case of feeling hungry really, since if like me you ate alot for a long time your body will be telling you one thing when really you dont NEED to eat. The main thing is to make sure in your 3 meals a day you get the right amount of fat/calories you need for the day. Along with exercise 2/3 times a week for an hour you'll see the results in no time.
  4. Notebook

    Notebook Full Member

    Used to be in to weight training - 5 days a week - back late 80's - Then started shifts and lost track of my mates.
    Made redundant before xmas, glad in a way, as I plan to look after me now and not to work shifts if I can help it.
    Been snowed in / rain for the last few weeks - but will start some biking as I live near a canal. Did go out a few times in November - ended in a 25 mile ride with friends - nearly killed me!!!
  5. purple_kathryn

    purple_kathryn Mostly harmless

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    i think the problem with calories is that it can be very hard to accurately calcute how many you are consuming. I'm using myfitnesspal but it doesn't have everything that I eat so I'm having to pick something that sounds similar.

    I think it's reasonable for a guideline though.

    IMO you'd need to be careful if you are doing some thorough exercise that you're not consuming too little (I just go for a walk so I don't really burn off that many)
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