Advanced Resting Metabolism Calculator

What is my resting metabolism (or how many calories would I burn each day even if I didn’t move a muscle)?

The minimum calories you burn each day for your body to keep everything functioning (also known as your basal metabolism (BMR) or resting metabolism (RMR)). This calculator uses gender, height, weight, and age to determine your RMR.

Field Help

Input Fields

Title: A title for these calculator results that will help you identify it if you have printed out several versions of the calculator.

US/Metric: Choose US or Metric units.

Gender: Select your gender.

Weight: Your current scale weight.

Height: Your height. Use feet (ft) and inches (in) if units is US or centimeters (cm) if units is Metric.

Age: Your current age.

Output Fields

Resting Metabolism: Resting Metabolism (RMR) (also known as Basal Metabolism or BMR) is the minimum calories your body needs each day just to perform its most basic functions.

7 thoughts on “Advanced Resting Metabolism Calculator”

  1. This isn’t accurate it depends on your body fat percentage too, because muscle burns more calories than fat does. Find a more advanced one, or go to your doctor to find out.

  2. This RMR calculation agrees with a couple of other on the net. In order to figure out how many calories are needed to maintain your weight, a multiple is typically used.

    1.2 Sedentary
    1.375 Lightly Active
    1.55 Moderately
    1.725 Very Active days a week
    1.9 Extremely Active


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