Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) Calculator
You expend energy no matter what you’re doing, even when sleeping. Your Basal Metabolic Rate is the number of calories you would burn if you did nothing all day except stay in bed.
Basal metabolic rate (BMR), and the closely related resting metabolic rate (RMR), is the amount of energy expended daily by humans and other animals at rest. Rest is defined as existing in a neutrally temperate environment while in the post-absorptive state. In plants, different considerations apply. The release, and using, of energy in this state is sufficient only for the functioning of the vital organs, the heart, lungs, nervous system, kidneys, liver, intestine, sex organs, muscles, and skin. Read the full article >