Tuesday, March 4, 2008

BMR Calculator

Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is the number of calories your body uses up when you are asleep and is the minimum energy needed to sustain life. BMR is individual and influenced by factors such as age, weight, gender, activity, and environment. When BMR is multiplied to your activity level, you will get your total daily energy expenditure (TDEE) or calories needed to maintain current weight.
Knowing your BMR will help you work out the calories needed to maintain or lose weight. To lose weight, it is usually recommended to create a calorie deficit of 500 calories through a combination of diet and exercise. But make sure to consult with a doctor first.
This handy BMR Health Calculator lets you calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI) and then your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) without having to figure out any math formulas. You just need to select your gender, and enter your age, weight, and height. Both English and Metric measurements are supported. No need to convert kilograms to pounds and vice versa.
Then use your BMR to work out your total daily energy expenditure (TDEE) by multiplying it against your activity level.
Check out our website for information about activity levels, TDEE, BMI and BMR. Save your effort from having to do the math and download the BMR Health Calculator.

Download BMR Calculator