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Phase 1 level 1 moving to Phase 2. HELP
Phase 1 level 1 moving to Phase 2. HELP
calories phase 1 phase 2 level 1 caloric intake
5/14/12 7:14 PM
Thursday I will be on the second training block of P90X (Classic)
and i am a little unsure about the meal phases.
Stats: Male, 25yr, 120lbs, 5'6.
When I started the workout, I was 125lbs doing Phase 1 Level 1, 1800 calories.
I am comfortable in this phase/level. Don't feel like i'm starving or need extra calories.
I was under the impression that for the second training block, my caloric intake would increase,
but when I recalculated, i should be doing Phase 2 Level 1.
Is 1800 calories enough to build muscle?
I'm not looking to become a body builder, but I would like to gain some mass.
I just don't know if I should stay with 1800 calories. I also worry if i move to 2400 calories
I will gain fat, not muscle.

Any suggestions or info?

Thanks.
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RE: Phase 1 level 1 moving to Phase 2. HELP
5/14/12 7:47 PM as a reply to BPena1.
awesome man.....congratz on your first phase...

it's should be fine your calories around 2300-2500 ...u wont get rip like a musble builder..
stay low carb high protein...so u wont gain much fat and gain muscle...

Aaron
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RE: Phase 1 level 1 moving to Phase 2. HELP
1/29/13 11:09 AM as a reply to BPena1.
How did the change of phases go? what was your result?
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RE: Phase 1 level 1 moving to Phase 2. HELP
1/29/13 4:12 PM as a reply to BPena1.
Take a good look at your nutrition book. Pretty certain the calorie intake remains, it's just the the ratios differ. Phase 1 limits carbs and burns fat. Some people remain on it longer and some people do it shorter.
Phase 2 ups carbs - and phase 3 even more so.

If you need additional info let me know. Nutrition is by far the most difficult part of starting an exercise program. I've been there and done that! emoticon
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RE: Phase 1 level 1 moving to Phase 2. HELP
1/30/13 7:08 PM as a reply to BPena1.
You want to gain mass you have to increase your calories, period. Increase your carbs, don't worry doing this program at your size you're not going to gain fat. Depending on what you're eating now I'd start with a 40/40/20 Protein/Carb/Fat ratio and see what happens after a couple weeks… adjust as necessary!
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