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Simply obtain a heart rate monitor and estimate the relative VO2 figures per: Is it possible to measure calorie burn from heart rate alone?, and from the VO2 figure the calories.


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On estimating your VO2Max number IN your home, and without specialist equipment, you could simply use the Sorensen formula: VO2max = 15.3 * ( MaximumHeartRateBMP / BasalHeartRateBMP) where: MaximumHeartRateBMP = 210 - 0.5*AgeYears [ACMS Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription] Alternatively use one of the Step tests: Queens, YMCA, Harvard, or ...



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