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    I am trying to get in better shape since I was skinny fat. I have been working out for 2 months and gained muscle but have a fat belly.

    It seems that I eat about 303 carbs a day and 180 protein a day. When I saw this I felt that it was way too much carbs but is it? Need guidance
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I am trying to get in better shape since I was skinny fat. I have been working out for 2 months and gained muscle but have a fat belly.

    It seems that I eat about 303 carbs a day and 180 protein a day. When I saw this I felt that it was way too much carbs but is it? Need guidance
    It depends how much you are working out and if you need it. Are you aiming to build muscle?
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    I work out 6 times in a week. I want to gain more muscle and abs
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    There is nothing inherently wrong with carbs, but at 303 carbs and 180 protein that's already quite a lot of calories, and you should be getting a decent amount of fat into your diet.
    It's very hard to build muscle and cut fat at the same time, but the belly is not going anywhere until you put yourself into a calorific deficit, no matter what else you do.
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    There is nothing inherently wrong with carbs, but at 303 carbs and 180 protein that's already quite a lot of calories, and you should be getting a decent amount of fat into your diet.
    It's very hard to build muscle and cut fat at the same time, but the belly is not going anywhere until you put yourself into a calorific deficit, no matter what else you do.
    I eat about 2,400 calories a day.
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    I eat about 2,400 calories a day.
    And what's your height/weight? Have you checked out your TDEE online and adjusted for it? If you're cutting calories, you will lose weight, it just may be a slow process.
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    (Original post by PlayWithMarkers)
    And what's your height/weight? Have you checked out your TDEE online and adjusted for it? If you're cutting calories, you will lose weight, it just may be a slow process.
    I am 5'5 foot and weight 8.8 stones
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    I am 5'5 foot and weight 8.8 stones
    You're never going to lose weight on 2400 calories at your current height and weight. I imagine you've only got a small bit of fat you'd like to shift, put your details into http://www.1percentedge.com/ifcalc/ and it'll give you an approximate caloric goal. Eat at that for a few weeks, see what happens, adjust further as need be.
 
 
 
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