Your Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR)
is the rate at which you burn energy or calories
do I measure my RMR?
Males: 66+ (6.22 x weight (lbs)) +
(12.7 x height (inches)) - (6.8 x age)
655 + (4.36 x weight (lbs)) +
(4.32 x height (inches)) - (4.7 x age)
you know that?
Your Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) is one the main contributing componenents
of energy expenditure (around 70%)
that affect your Metabolic Rate.....
- Muscle - More
muscle increases your RMR
- Age - Your RMR
decreases with Age
- A decrease in
your RMR can be due to genetics
- The weather
- Living in a cold enviroment can increase your RMR. I know this sounds
strange but you expend more energy while moving around in cold weather.
It's a allot easier to move around in summer but more of an effort
to "get going" in winter.
- Small Regular
meals will increase your RMR
- Pregnancy can
increase your RMR
- Crash dieting
will decrease your RMR
RMR Calculator created by
2000, 2001, 2002
use the RMR calculator below to view your RMR (Resting
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enter in your own details.