Can I Build Muscle On 2500 Calories A Day? My Height is 5’11,” And My Weight Is 160 lbs. I Workout 3-5 Times A Week.
You will need some more calories to gain weight, based on your weight and activity levels.
Your BMR is approximately 1,600 calories. If you exercise 3–5 times a week, your activity multiplier is around 1.55.
That makes your TDEE to be 2,480 calories.
Related Article: TDEE Definition: Total Daily Energy Expenditure
I would add 200 calories more (which takes your total to 2700 calories) and monitor my weight every week.
If I am not gaining, I will further add 100–200 calories more until I start gaining.
I hope this helps:)
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