Calculate How Many Calories You Burn Every Day Without Exercise With This Tool
When you're trying to lose weight, your diet has a bigger impact than your workout because the bulk of the calories you burn everyday are spent just keeping you alive. This calculator gives you an idea of just how many calories you start off burning each day.
This tool calculates your Basal Metabolic Rate, which refers to the amount of calories it takes to keep you alive. Note, this calculator is by no means exact. In fact, metabolism can vary so much from one person to another that it's impossible to know an exact number. However, it's still a handy way to get some perspective.
For example, the calculator says that a 25-year-old 5'10" male who weighs 160 pounds will burn over 1,700 calories just staying alive. That's a hefty chunk of your diet each day. However, working out for an hour might burn a couple hundred extra calories. Compared to the amount you burn just living, that's not a lot.
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