Understanding BMR (basal metabolic rate) and your calories

For many of those who is another way to reduce weight or diet, it is important to understand about the caloric intake and how much it should be burned. Calorie control weight gain and weight loss. The more calories you eat, the thicker.

Your BMR is the number of calories your body burns at rest daily to maintain normal body functions. This can be calculated formulated the equation by Harrison Benedikt.

  1. Formula for women

BMR = 655 + (9.6 X weight in kg) + (1.8 X height in cm)-(4.7 X Alter in Jahren)


  1. For men

BMR = 66 + (13.7 X weight in kg) + (5 X height in cm)-(6.8 X Alter in Jahren)

Once the BMR is determined you need to multiply you with following factors to calculate how much calories you need. That is to say

BMR x activity factor = total caloric needs

Activity factor

Light or no exercise 1.20

Light exercises 3times/wk 1.375

Moderate exercises 3-5times/wk 1.55

Very active 6 – 7 times / wk 1,725

Additional active daily exercise 1.90

To lose weight, you need to create a calorie deficit. To do this, you can either eat or to keep equal fewer calories than your body burns calories by increasing your activity level. Can so 2000 calories per day is all your caloric needs and your fat stores maintain a healthy weight is 3500 calories you 500 calories per day continue depending on your training need to shed.

Our body is designed to the most adverse circumstances. If you are eating, too few calories your body think, there is a shortage of food and your BMR will spend slowed, as little energy as possible. You begin to feel tired and as a result, unmotivated, what weight-loss plans to follow, you should follow. An average healthy person lose not more than 1.0 kg of fat per week. What lose is water.

Some caloric truths

Beverage calories

Margarita 300

Pina colada 250

Gin/Fali 200

Beer, regular 200

Red or white wine 3.5 oz 100

Klo-CARB beer 99

Rum or diet Coke 100

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