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Calorie limits reached!

chrisvideoeditchrisvideoedit Posts: 16Member Member Posts: 16Member Member
My doctor wants me to limit myself to 2,000 calories and to my amazement I jot 1,761 calories. I’m done eating for today and it’s pretty amazing on what you can achieve.

What are people’s personal daily calorie goals? I’m just curious. I know that number will be different for each person has different dietary needs.


  • brittgreenlikethecolor88brittgreenlikethecolor88 Posts: 355Member Member Posts: 355Member Member
    Great work! Mine is 1450/day
  • jenncornelsenjenncornelsen Posts: 930Member Member Posts: 930Member Member
    Mine is 1700( set to maintenance), but I don't eat back exercise calories. Just personal preference
  • HufflepuffGrl9HufflepuffGrl9 Posts: 300Member Member Posts: 300Member Member
    I’m in maintenance & usually aim for 2500 😃😃😃💪💕
  • fdlewensteinfdlewenstein Posts: 104Member Member Posts: 104Member Member
    Mine is 1,413 during maintenance, but I have not reached my goal weight.
  • oceangirl99oceangirl99 Posts: 142Member Member Posts: 142Member Member
    1560, set to lose 0.5/week. Some days it seems like a lot, some days it seems like barely a bite.
  • momefeemomefee Posts: 62Member Member Posts: 62Member Member
    Female 5'9" 195lbs -I'm set at 1,780 to lose 1lb a week. It all depends on my mindset and hormones whether I'm satisfied with this amount, but I'm never left feeling truly hungry.
  • ecmorgan101ecmorgan101 Posts: 23Member Member Posts: 23Member Member
    I shoot for the 1800-2000 range.
  • hobbitses333hobbitses333 Posts: 453Member Member Posts: 453Member Member
    Weigh around 250 down from 317. Since New years day I have my calories set at 2150 net... Approximately a one lb per week loss rate tho I just lost 4lbs in 9 days heh heh..I will take it!! I may eat little more if I work out to get some added protein.

    Weight lift 2 to 3 x per week 30 min cardio 2 x per week, and 60 min yoga and belly dancing classes thrown in with lots of walking.

    I am careful not to go under my BMR of about 1800 with the net calories If I am exercising. I find if I set the calories much lower I start binging and craving too much. Slow and steady says my bod...
  • deannalfisherdeannalfisher Posts: 5,310Member, Premium Member Posts: 5,310Member, Premium Member
    Maintain on 2700 a day while marathon training
  • Annie42019Annie42019 Posts: 15Member Member Posts: 15Member Member
    1200 “tracked” calories while loosing and most days now. I do a bit of a Weight Watchers twist and don’t track plain veggies. This is about another 100-200 calories per day. I have lost 73 pounds and in my late 50’s. After I reached my goal weight I stick to the same 1200+ 6 days a week. On Saturdays I allow another 500 calories.
  • jeagogojeagogo Posts: 112Member, Premium Member Posts: 112Member, Premium Member
    I've manually set my calorie target to 1,700/day. The MFP estimate for 0.5 lbs lost per week was 1,600 for me, but since I'm within 5 lbs of my goal weight I wanted to slow down more so I can have a more gradual transition to maintenance calories.

    The lowest my calorie goal got to was 1,400 - MFP tried to set it lower based on my weight/weight loss target but I decided not to go any lower than 1,400. I think I was only at 1,400/day for a week or two before I started slowly adding calories back in.

    I'm 5'8" with a starting weight of 184 and a target weight of 155. Currently 159 lbs.
  • ElizabethKalmbachElizabethKalmbach Posts: 1,284Member Member Posts: 1,284Member Member
    I'm up to about 2000 calories per day from 1850, but I'm still losing faster than the .5#/week I'm aiming for... So... trying to catch my eating up to my NEAT, which appears to have skyrocketed with fidgets and home improvement projects now that I'm on the up-swing from my shoulder ouch and iron anemia. :)
  • 1980shonacrichton1980shonacrichton Posts: 6Member, Premium Member Posts: 6Member, Premium Member
    Mine is 1450 on weekdays. And 1600 on weekends. I do this to keep me sane. 5 days a week I track macros to the letter. Weekends I allow a few more carbs (not many). 1 year in.... 6 stone down.
  • vggbvggb Posts: 95Member Member Posts: 95Member Member
    1500 calories a day. Most of the time I am under, sometimes I go over. I reached my goal and then lost 5 more pounds, I have been holding that steady since October.
  • LietchiLietchi Posts: 186Member Member Posts: 186Member Member
    At the moment my goal is 1610 kcal a day, but I frequently eat more than that because of the calorie adjustment given by my activity tracker and intentional exercise. Yesterday I ate almost 1900 kcal.
  • OncologyChickOncologyChick Posts: 220Member Member Posts: 220Member Member
    I've manually set my calorie target to 1500 a day. MFP set it on 1430 to loose 1 lbs a week. In the weekend I up my target to 1600 a day.
    I'm 5'11" with a starting weight of 216 lbs and a target weight of 173 lbs. Currently 189 lbs.
  • estherpotter1estherpotter1 Posts: 63Member Member Posts: 63Member Member
    1200 a day.I nearly always exercise so I can have more.
  • amusedmonkeyamusedmonkey Posts: 9,765Member Member Posts: 9,765Member Member
    About 1850-2200
    I'm currently maintaining my weight. The lower number is when I'm less active and the higher number is when I'm more active. I have lost ~140 lbs and I was more active in general during weight loss so my target for losing was 1800-2000 (around 1500-1600 when I was trying to lose faster).
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