Weight Loss
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Ok, so i found this:

My bmr: 1525. 1. If you are sedentary (little or no exercise) : Calorie-Calculation = BMR x 1.2= 2. If you are lightly active (light exercise/sports 1-3 days/week) : Calorie-Calculation = BMR x 1.375 3. If you are moderatetely active (moderate exercise/sports 3-5 days/week) : Calorie-Calculation = BMR x 1.55 4. If you are very active (hard exercise/sports 6-7 days a week) : Calorie-Calculation = BMR x 1.725 5. If you are extra active (very hard exercise/sports & physical job or 2x training) : Calorie-Calculation = BMR x 1.9

It's for teens, but I'm just kinda confused. If i take away 250 cals from this, will i lose a pound a week, or should i take 500 cals away?

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well, its kinda differant for teenagers
because, we're still growing and developing
so any serious dieting can screw up your entire developement.

id recommend not eating less than 1700 or 1800 calories
and working out
but if you work out, you'd have to eat more like 2000 calories or something,

Actually those calculations are for everybody, not only teens.

Anyway, you take your BMR multiplied by your activity level. If you are sedentary, then you take your 1525 BMR times 1.2, which is 1830. Out of this, if you were an adult, you should consume 1330 to lose weight. But since you are a teen, you should probably eat more.

I agree with the other posters.  You really need to eat more when you are a teen or you will have growth issues and an irregular or non existent period.  Don't go below 1700!
Ok but... gah it must be the holidays but my brain isn't working. haha

so... if i am sedentary, then i would eat like 1525*1.2 and would i TAKE AWAY 250 cals from that? if i were lightly active it would be 1525*1.375 and would i exercise away 250 of that and then eat 250 less? Iiiii'm so confused.

haha sorry for being a bit slow...
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