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The acute increase in Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) observed in response to strength training persists for between 24 and 38 hours, indicating that we would need to train from between 4.5 (or 9 times per fortnight) and 7 days per week in order to maintain this elevated level! The 7% increase observed in this study—9% for men and 4% for women—was not, of ...


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RMR(/BMR) is determined by various factors such as your sex, genetics and age. Even the size of your internal organs play a role in metabolic burn rate This study, in particular, found that “43% of differences between people’s metabolic rates can be explained by organ size.” That being said, the largest determiner of your RMR is your TOTAL body mass. Fat ...


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