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    IIFYM when ran twice on two different days with the same inputs, has given me two different calorie requirements.

    I'm 84kg, 182cm, 23 years old, male. About 24% BF (going a bit higher than what I think just to be on the safe side).

    I want to cut but unsure how many calories I need.

    I was on about 2100, didn't lose much weight but then IIFYM tells me I only require 1800? That seems really low?

    I'd ideally like a 300 calorie deficit.
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    I get 2330 for maintenance for you.

    300 calorie deficit is just over 0.5lb a week.

    Are you weighing your food? You are most likely being inaccurate or not patient enough.
    You cna earn extra food through exercise.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    I get 2330 for maintenance for you.

    300 calorie deficit is just over 0.5lb a week.

    Are you weighing your food? You are most likely being inaccurate or not patient enough.
    You cna earn extra food through exercise.
    MFP. I'm meticulous. I even weigh sauces. 0.5lbs a week?! That's so slowwww I hate being patient when it comes to losing weight. I wanted more like 1kg a week....
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    (Original post by hezzlington)
    MFP. I'm meticulous. I even weigh sauces. 0.5lbs a week?! That's so slowwww I hate being patient when it comes to losing weight. I wanted more like 1kg a week....
    Then you dontreally get weight loss.

    3500 calories to lose 1lb.

    so 1830 calories is 1lb a week, but weight loss isnt linear.

    1580 for 1.5lb.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    Then you dontreally get weight loss.

    3500 calories to lose 1lb.

    so 1830 calories is 1lb a week, but weight loss isnt linear.

    1580 for 1.5lb.
    1580 calories? Good God.......
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    (Original post by hezzlington)
    1580 calories? Good God.......
    Well do some exercise and you can eat more. You cant beat the math.
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    (Original post by hezzlington)
    MFP. I'm meticulous. I even weigh sauces. 0.5lbs a week?! That's so slowwww I hate being patient when it comes to losing weight. I wanted more like 1kg a week....
    That's a 1000 calorie a day deficit. Have fun with that.

    Youve either plugged numbers in wrong or suck it up. I lose weight in 2000, around 1/2lb a week

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    That's a 1000 calorie a day deficit. Have fun with that.

    Youve either plugged numbers in wrong or suck it up. I lose weight in 2000, around 1/2lb a week

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    Hmm..

    I'm 24% bf roughly though... I always thought fat people could lose a lot of weight quickly.
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    (Original post by hezzlington)
    Hmm..

    I'm 24% bf roughly though... I always thought fat people could lose a lot of weight quickly.
    Its easier to lose weight, but you still need to do the math.
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    I've ran it again.

    Protein Grams :148
    Fat Grams : 74
    Carbs Grams : 204
    Fiber Grams : 28 - 37

    When all of these macros are added up, you get a total of 2074 calories.

    The website is really unstable atm. How does that look?
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    I never use that website as it never works properly for me.

    Try using a different websites calculator. I've never had a problem with inconsistent numbers. Also you never mentioned your exercise level, which is a big part of what your maintenance requirements are. You may have entered them differently?
 
 
 
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