Am I cutting correctly?

by Body Soul
(Germany, Berlin)

Hi guys,

I am 22 years old.

On Wednesday, the 01.06.2016, I started my cutting phase.

I started with 33 waist inches and 85.1 kg weight.

My total calories for this cutting month has been the following:

1st week - 2.800 cal.
2nd week - 2.700 cal.
3rd week - 2550 cal.
4th week - 2400 cal.

As you can see I am currently at 2.400 calories right now, and my exact macros are split the following way:

- 330g Carbs
- 180g Protein (about 2-2,5g per kilo weight)
- 40g Fat

You will notice that I am doing a high-carb/low fat diet instead of a low-carb diet, because fat has way more calories and also because I don't want to feel de-energised throughout the entire day.

Sometimes I don't match my macros exactly, and go over my proteins grams per day, but I never exceed my calories total! I just ate less fat on some days.

I currently weight 82.6 kg and my waist is about 32,7 inches.

I am wondering if I am doing everything correctly? I mean, I did loose some weights yes, but I think this was mostly water weight... and my waist barely decreased in size..

Would be glad to get your guys opinion on this :-)

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Jun 28, 2016
Losing body fat
by: Pat

Hi Body Soul, I imagine at your age eating the high level of carbohydrates isn't much of an issue, but if you want to lose a couple of pounds and get rid of a layer of body fat, I would reduce your calorie intake by 10% and increase the levels of protein and fats slightly. It has been proven that fats are a great fuel for the body...Best of Luck


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