Find your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) to determine the base amount of energy your body needs to function
What is BMR?
Your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) represents amount of energy (calories) your body needs to keep functioning
as if you stayed in bed all day.
BMR decreases with age and with the loss of lean body mass. Increasing muscle mass
BMR is used in Matthews Calorie Counter to help generate your Daily Calorie Intake, Total Daily Energy Expenditure and many other calculations to obtain an efficient weight loss.
How to Calculate BMR?
Step 1. Convert your Height and Weight into Inches and Pounds.
Step 2. Using this BMR formula, calculate your BMR:
| Males: || 66 + ( 6.23 * Weight ) + ( 12.7 * Height ) - ( 6.8 * Age ) |
|Females:|| 655 + ( 4.35 * Weight ) + ( 4.7 * Height ) - ( 4.7 * Age )|
*For a metric version, please see our Metric BMR
To Convert Inches into CM: Inches * 2.54
To Convert CM into Inches: CM * .3937008
To convert Pounds into KG: KG * 2.2 = Pounds
To convert KG into Pounds: Pounds / 2.2
Don't have an account yet? - Join Now!
Matthews Calorie Counter is 100% FREE. Join now and take advantage of these exciting
Upload Motivational Pictures, write a little bit about yourself, or change your Privacy and Email options. *For now, all New Accounts are set to Private.
Weigh In Pictures (coming soon)
At each weigh in you will be able to upload a new picture of yourself, which you can then view in a weight loss picture slide show.
Personal Exercise Library
Create your own Exercise Library, personally suited to your regular daily activities. Add exercises manually or use our exercise calculator.
...and much more!