If you are considering losing weight and keeping it off you should know your basal metabolic rate. Your basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the rate at which the body burns calories. This amounts allegedly for 50 to 75 percent of your daily calorie consumption. Knowing what it is a good starting point for any weight loss management system. Read on to learn how to determine your basal metabolic rate
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Dumbbells of varying weights.
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Weigh yourself. Start with your current body weight. You may be tempted to cheat on this issue but did not. Using accurate information to benefit you in the long run.
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Measure how high you are in your stocking feet.
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Determine your activity level. On a scale from sedentary to very active find out where it is located.
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Know your age. If you’ve been lying about your age in years now is the time to be real.
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Calculate your BMR. You can either use the formula to add the weight times 4. 4 height in inches times 4.7 and takes the sum of this century. Then multiply it by your age in years times 4.7 then subtract that answer from your weight and age and then add 655. Or search for a basil metabolic rate calculator on the Internet and plug in your numbers.
Tips and Warnings
Knowing your BMR is just one step in losing weight. Daily exercise and proper food and drink adequate amounts of water are all part of something permanent weight loss plan.
BMR formula does not work for all body types. If you are very muscular or are pregnant for instance the above formula can not give exact figures.