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I am trying to find out what the target should be. I do personal group training 4-5 days a week which is a combo of core,cardio, and strength training. I was told before to try and stay under 65 grams of carbs and only 1000-1200 calories a day. This seems low with the high intensity of the workouts. Thank you in advance for any input.

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That actually sounds about right.

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How far out are you from surgery? Are you at you goal weight? I am body building and trail running, am 16 months post vsg and down 38kg (under the goal weight set by my surgeon). I eat around 1000 - 1200 calories and generally maintain my weight, if it starts dropping I ease up on the training and add some extra Protein.

I'm careful not to stretch my sleeve with big meals, and add some extra carbs if I'm trail running hard/hills/more than 10km.

I think it really depends where you are in your weightloss journey

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I am 2 years post and 30 lbs short of goal. I have stalled for about 6 months now and have been back to training for the last 2 months. It just seemed really low for calories with the workouts I do. Thank you for your reply

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If you’ve reached your goal weight and are maintaining a high degree of athletic activity, I recommend working with a sports nutritionist rather than a bariatrics one. I struggled with endurance for over a year before I realized carbs were no longer my enemy.

if you’re still losing or not yet at goal, I’d be cautious about changing your diet too much unless you’re really struggling with energy.

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1000 - 1200 calories seems very low. I can't imagine a healthy long-term diet being less than 1800 calories per day.

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The daily calorie intake is 1200-1300, but with intense physical exertion, this, of course, is not enough... although it will definitely faster lead to the desired result)

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