I have been tracking my calorie intake and expenditure for 18 months. I am maintaining my weight and getting stronger, which I assume means increased muscle and less fat. However my fat loss (by visual inspection) does not appear to be anywhere close to my predictions. IE I should have lost far more fat than I have seen.
I have assumed:
- Body fat is 7500 calories per kilo.
- Machines give an accurate estimate of calories burnt.
- Food gives an accurate count of calories contained stated on the packet.
- I have not included Basal Rate of Metabolism, it is effectively zero in my model.
And yet I am losing far less fat that I should be. Is there something I am missing? How can my predictions be so badly wrong?