Thread: Maintenance Diet
03-15-2004, 04:50 AM #1
im starting to do some research on a good maintenance diet. Just wanna see what types of ratios you guys suggest to keep a steady weight. I'll be able to figure out calorie intake on my own and I will stick to the principles I've been following lately just with more calories. So what kinds of ratios do you use. So you know my goal is 170lbs at 7-8% bodyfat. The less bodyfat the better, but that's about where i think i can hold with relative ease. Thanks for any input.
03-15-2004, 06:59 AM #2
Well Im a little confused if your trying to stay at the weight you are now, or whether your trying to lose weight to get to 170. I would suggest a 50p/35-30c/15-20f
03-15-2004, 05:23 PM #3
Personally, if I stop watching/micromanaging what I eat and just eat I maintain...My body likes homeostasis, it takes A LOT of work to add or subtract muscle or fat....
03-15-2004, 05:49 PM #4
i would sugest a 40/40/20 p/c/f but thats just my idea..
03-15-2004, 06:26 PM #5Originally Posted by daman1
03-20-2004, 12:42 PM #6Banned
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interesting..ive been wanting to lookfor th ebest breakdowns for myself... to maintain..and right now, it looks like this www.fmenendez.com/diet.html
however, look at the amount of cals im eating (include the last shake in the botoom)! its insane..i drop any food and i loose weight =/ i dont wanna hafta eat all that to maintain...and im still figuring out the breakdowns
03-20-2004, 02:59 PM #7Originally Posted by bigsd67
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