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Am I really burning this many calories?

I'm 5'7 and 159 pounds. the calculator says that I'm burning 2,120 calories a day. I don't believe this at all. is this true? cause sometimes I'll eat less that everyday for a week and I won't lose a single pound. I feel like I'm a risky only burning like 200 to 300 calories a day. and I'm askin this without exercise. I am moderately active. always moving and workout 3 times or more a week

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If you can maintain it for about a month, limit yourself to 1,250 calories of food intake per 24 hours; 8 glasses of 8 oz. water per day; increase fiber; decrease salt (sodium chloride spares water, which means the scale is reading water weight); integrate resistance training with cardio (new research has shown that 5 - 7 30 second full-out on elliptical or similar exercise equipment with about 2 minutes between at normal pace - 3 - 4 times a week will dramatically impact greater weight loss goals) - as you build and tone muscle - you dissolve glycogen stored in lipid cells in muscle (glycogen reverts to serum glucose which is needed to create the energy molecule, ATP), avoid and sugars or food products like wheat and breads that metabolize into sugar - spiking insulin - and ending with cortisol - which stores fat - stress also produces cortisol - learn to meditate daily and reduce your overall stress levels; eat more often but in smaller portions - increase protein intake and slow burning carbohydrates like vegetables while decreasing fast burning carbs like juices or fructose sweetened sodas. If you can burn 1 kilocalorie while maintaining this change in your diet - you'll drop weight fast - don't get frustrated if the weight loss appears to be erratic: sudden weight loss triggers evolutionary favored mechanisms to retain fat - your body and brain think you're starving so they switch you into conserve mode. The trick is to not trigger that mechanism by always having slow burning carbs available. Last: eat slow - the "satiety mechanism" lags minutes behind the hunger - eating slowly brings them to synchronization.

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If you're an active person it's a safe bet that you are.

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the calculator is wrong, you could be loosing more or less. It depends on your metabolism

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Nope not possible

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