Fill out the information below to find out how many calories you should be intaking per day based on your goals.
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Body Fat % (Optional)
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The calorie calculator is an intuitive tool aimed to provide accurate caloric intake guidelines tailored to your individual needs. Whether you're looking to maintain your current weight, lose fat, or gain muscle, the calculator gives you the daily caloric intake needed to achieve your goal.
The inclusion of your activity level is crucial for estimating your Total Daily Energy Expenditure (TDEE), which is the total number of calories your body needs in a day. By knowing how active you are, the calculator can provide a more precise caloric recommendation suited to your lifestyle.
Our calorie calculator uniquely features two separate activity sections to provide a more nuanced and accurate caloric estimate. The reason for this distinction is simple: different types of activities contribute differently to your daily caloric needs.
The 'Workout Frequency' is designed to account for the calories burned during specific exercise routines or workouts. Whether it's weightlifting, running, swimming, or any other form of structured exercise, this section allows you to specify the type and intensity of your workouts.
The 'Daily Lifestyle' section, on the other hand, captures the essence of your overall lifestyle. This includes your level of physical activity outside of structured workouts—like your occupation. Many people may engage in intense workouts but lead a sedentary lifestyle otherwise, and this section helps to factor that in.
By combining both these metrics, our calorie calculator offers a more comprehensive and personalized caloric estimate, setting it apart from other generic calculators.
While individual results may vary, the calorie calculator is designed to provide highly accurate guidelines for caloric intake. It's an excellent starting point for anyone looking to better understand their caloric needs.
We prioritize your privacy and security. No personal data entered into the calorie calculator is stored or used for any other purposes.
To maximize the utility of the calorie calculator, start by getting an initial estimate of your daily caloric needs. Then, decide on your weight goal—whether it's maintenance, loss, or gain. Consistently track your weight and caloric intake for a week, and adjust as needed. If you're not reaching your target, consider adjusting your caloric intake by increments of 100 calories.
If you're unsure of your body fat percentage, it is possible to make an educated guess based on visual guides or online calculators. However, it's important to note that guesstimating your body fat can lead to less accurate caloric recommendations.
For more precise results, consider methods like skinfold measurements, bioelectrical impedance scales, or DEXA scans to determine your body fat percentage. Having accurate body fat data will help you get the most reliable and personalized caloric recommendations from our calculator.