In every weight loss program it is important that you understand the mechanics on how metabolic rate affects the weight gain and loss of your body as well as how your body burns calories in order to do work. Knowing how to calculate your RMR (Resting Metabolic Rate) and all the other factors such as BMI, designated calories for your height and being aware on portion control; taking good care of your body wouldn’t befuddle you much except that knowing is much different from practicing what you know.
RMR = 9.99w + 6.25s – 4.92a =1.66g – 161
w = weight in kilograms (weight in pounds divided by 2.2 = weight in kg)
s = height in centimeters (height in inches multiplied by 2.54 = height in cm)
a = age in years
g = gender (1 for male, 0 for female)
Isn’t the math computation giving you a nausea? Make your life easier and have it done at a BMI Calculator online and have yourself asses on what your Basal Metabolic Rate should be to help you boost your calorie burning for weight loss or weight gain.
It’s interesting enough too that you get an estimate on how many calories should you burn in order to lose a pound.