Lee's Goofy Couch Potato Index for Weight Control Based on the Mifflin St Jeor Equation 1990


Starting Weight

Pounds. If you don't like someone looking over your shoulder to see your weight, make this the same as Target Weight...won't change the Couch Potato Index, only the chart below.
Starting Date

Note format YYYY-MM-DD
Target Weight

Pounds. This is the weight you want get to and stay at.
Height

Inches. 5'8" = 68
Age

Years. Next year your couch potato index will be lower. Next year you got to eat less. Add a year and see.
Metabolism factor
Percent. 100% is the median. Typically ranges from 90% to 110%. This factor adjusts the Couch Potato Index for estimated metabolism. Scientists refer to this as a fudge factor. If you don't like the results, plug in a fudge factor...same as the climate scientists.
Daily Exercise Calories

Daily average calories you promise to burn in an exercise program.
Daily Calories Eaten

Daily average calories you will eat.
Couch Potato Index
1,898
Calories. Calculated daily average calories you can eat get to and maintain the target weight. If you exercise, you can eat that much more.

If you are a guy, punch Submit Male, a gal Submit Female. If you just had a sex change operation, do what makes you feel good about yourself. Sorry, girls...females must eat about 165 calories less.

Week
Date
Weight
0
Dec-31-1969
206
1
Jan-07-1970
206
2
Jan-14-1970
205
3
Jan-21-1970
205
4
Jan-28-1970
204
5
Feb-04-1970
204
6
Feb-11-1970
203
7
Feb-18-1970
203
8
Feb-25-1970
203
9
Mar-04-1970
202
10
Mar-11-1970
202
11
Mar-18-1970
201
12
Mar-25-1970
201
13
Apr-01-1970
201
14
Apr-08-1970
200
15
Apr-15-1970
200
16
Apr-22-1970
199
17
Apr-29-1970
199
18
May-06-1970
199
19
May-13-1970
198
20
May-20-1970
198
21
May-27-1970
198
22
Jun-03-1970
197
23
Jun-10-1970
197
24
Jun-17-1970
196
25
Jun-24-1970
196
26
Jul-01-1970
196
27
Jul-08-1970
195
28
Jul-15-1970
195
29
Jul-22-1970
195
30
Jul-29-1970
194
31
Aug-05-1970
194
32
Aug-12-1970
194
33
Aug-19-1970
193
34
Aug-26-1970
193
35
Sep-02-1970
193
36
Sep-09-1970
193
37
Sep-16-1970
192
38
Sep-23-1970
192
39
Sep-30-1970
192