Learn how to calculate macros to achieve your fitness goals. You can customize your protein, carbs, and fat ratios as needed for your IIFYM diet plan. Or, simply use this macronutrients calculator tool as a TDEE calculator.
Once you find your macros don't make the mistake of overeating your goals. For greater success measure your foods accurately until you get the hang of portion control by using a food scale and pre-packing your meals etc.
Frequently Asked Questions
+ How Do I Share This Calculator?
+ What Is TDEE?
TDEE stands for Total Daily Energy Expenditure. TDEE is an energy estimate that measures the total amount of calories you burn in a day from sleeping, eating, breathing, your level of activity, and so on. TDEE is the number of calories you need to consume to maintain your current weight.
+ Which Formula Should I Choose?
Unless you know your body fat% select "Total Body Weight Formula."
+ What Is BMR?
BMR stands for Basal Metabolic Rate. BMR is an energy estimate that measures how many calories you burn in your resting state. As a general rule, to avoid any long term metabolic damage, you should not eat fewer calories than your BMR.
+ What Should My Macros Be?
This is going to depend on many factors including your fitness goal, weight, and body type. My only consistent tip is to insure you're eating 1g of protein for every pound you weigh
+ Which TDEE Calculations Does This Calculator Use?
My macronutrient calculator uses both Harris Benedict and Katch-McArdle which takes into account lean body mass.
+ Learn How To Track Macros
Learn how to track macros with this easy to follow guide.
Step 1: Calculate Your Calorie Requirements (TDEE)
Your BMR is:
Your TDEE is:
Step 2: Choose Your Goals & Intensity
Step 3: Customize Your Nutrition Plan
Protein = 4 Calories per Gram
Fat = 9 Calories per Gram
Carbs = 4 Calories per Gram
Carbohydrates are calculated based on the calories you have remaining after calories from protein and fat have been subtracted from your TDEE.
Step 4: View Your Results
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