Caloric Needs Estimator

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Over the past 12 years, we’ve literally tested hundreds of different diet plans and approaches, in an effort to provide the best results for our clients.

And virtually without fail, strategic carbohydrate and calorie cycling, routinely trumps every other approach when it comes to producing effective and sustained success.

The reason why calorie-cycling tends to work so well is simple: you get the metabolic and lean mass enhancing effects of a higher carbohydrate diet, coupled with the fat burning benefits of a low-carbohydrate approach.

But unlike consistently high-carbohydrate diets, you don’t suffer from excessive water retention or bloating. Nor do you run into the metabolic and endocrine sapping issues of staying low-carb for too long.

It’s why we use calorie-cycling with the vast majority of our clients, from stay-at-home moms to elite physique competitors.

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Of course, we still believe that respecting your diet type is critical for best results.

We recommend inputting your desired body weight.

Recall, if you are wanting to make a transformation, you need to eat for the body you want, not the body you have.

To get a sense of where to begin with your own calorie-cycling approach, use the calculator below. Once you have entered all your information, hit the blue 7-Day Calorie Cycle button to see how you would lay out a calorie cycle program, based on training 4x/week.

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