If your total daily calories aren’t landing in the proper range each day, you aren’t going to build muscle or lose fat to any significant degree. It’s really as simple as that.

Calorie intake forms the underlying foundation of your entire nutritional approach, and calculating your calorie maintenance level (the number of calories needed to maintain your current weight) is the first step in determining what your overall intake should be for bulking or cutting.

In today’s video I go over the simplest and easiest way to calculate your maintenance calories to help set you off on the right foot.

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