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1200 cals, how much weight loss in 2 weeks ?

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namesstress2323 Tue 29-Nov-16 12:19:03

how much have any of you who have done 1200 calorie diet lost weight in 2 weeks? How much can you lose without exercising?

AuntieStella Tue 29-Nov-16 12:31:57

I would expect to lose weight at at least 2lbs a week at that level.

But it would depend on height and likely BMR.

KatoPotato Tue 29-Nov-16 12:34:06

So much more to consider! If you ordinarily eat 4,000 calories a day, you will drop shedloads, including water weight?

This is seen in many slimming clubs first weigh ins?

ShutTheFuckUpBarbara Tue 29-Nov-16 12:36:26

No easy answer. It depends on your weight, height, age, body fat percentage, activity levels, etc.
Find an online calculator and work out your TDEE, then you will have a better idea of how much of a drop 1200 cal is for you

gamerchick Tue 29-Nov-16 12:46:51

You can't really gauge. For eg me being 5ft 1 on 1200 cals a day I would have to walk around 25,000 steps for 5 days out of 7 to lose 1 or 2lbs. If I was a couple of stones heavier than I am I would probably lose more than that.

No exercise I would have to stick to around 910 cals for just the 3000 and odd steps you would do naturally over the day or 1000 steps for a mega lazy day just to maintain.

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