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Target Heart Rate Formula


Two formulas are used to calculate target heart rate. The first method shows the percentage of the maximum heart rate calculated from zero to peak. Method number two represents the heart rate at a specified percentage of maximum MET (VO2max). Karvonen Method The Karvonen method was devised by a Scandinavian ...

Harris-Benedict Equation


What is the Harris-Benedict Formula? The Harris-Benedict formula calculates daily calorie needs by multiplying your BMR by your exercise level. The more active you are, the higher the number you multiply your BMR by. Little to no exercise BMR x 1.2 Light exercise (1-3 times per week) BMR x 1.375 ...

Katch-McArdle Formula


The Katch-McArdle formula uses a different equation to calculate your BMR. It does not take sex into consideration, but readily adjusts to varying body types. If you know your lean body mass percentage (or your percentage of body fat), then you can apply this information to get a more accurate ...

Resting Metabolic Rate Formula


What is My Resting Metabolic Rate? Step 1: Multiply your body weight by 10. Step 2: Determine what your overall exercise level is. Very Active Add 60% - 80% to Your RMR Moderately Active Add 40% - 60% to Your RMR Generally Sedentary Add 20% - 40% to Your RMR ...

Mifflin-St Jeor Equation


What is the Mifflin-St Jeor Equation? This equation is one of the most accurate methods for determining your caloric needs. How to calculate the Mifflin-St Jeor Formula Formula for Men RMR = 9.99 x weight (kg) + 6.25 x height (cm) – 4.92 x age (yrs.) + 5 Formula for ...

TDEE & BMR Formula


What is BMR & TDEE? Combining your BMR with the amount of work your body does when not at rest (computer work, lifting weights, cooking, jogging etc.) will give you your Total Daily Energy Expenditure (TDEE). Everyone’s BMR and TDEE varies. It takes less fuel to maintain a moderately active, ...

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