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Given - Outdoor - Completely flat, little wind, similar surface (let's say a rubber track) Indoor - Treadmill flat, same temp as outside, mph/kph calibration is correct (this is hard to prove or disprove but if you are an experienced runner you know if it is wrong) NOTE** Just because a treadmill is on a flat floor doesn't mean you are running on level. ...


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The following formula should allow you to convert between MET, vVo2Max, VO2Max, KCal/min: MET = vVO2Max = VO2Max / 3.5 ~= kCalBurnt / (bodyMassKg * timePerformingHours) Kcal/Min ~= 5 * bodyMassKg * VO2 / 1000 VO2 ~= (currentHeartRate / MaxHeartRate) * VO2Max MaxHeartRate ~= 210 - (0.8 * ageYears) ...


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Pretty late to the party on this one but thought it was worth adding that the JavaScript behind the runners world calculator is pretty simple. Looking at the function toolSubmit (which is called when the "Calculate" button is clicked) it's clear that it calculates calories burned as: calories burned = distance run (kilometres) x weight of runner (kilograms) ...


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Worth noting, without data from an ECG (heart rate monitor) and face mask based gas analyzers, along with details of the gradient, wind speed, and surface there aren't any accurate equations. The best you can do is to estimate a VO2 (mL·kg-1·min-1) figure, and convert that into a Kcal one: Kcal/Min ~= respiratoryExchangeRatio * massKg * VO2 / 1000 Note: ...


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Trying to calculate in advance how much weight an untrained individual should be able to use in their first session is an exercise in futility. First session in the gym, just start with a weight that would be trivially easy to lift for your target number of repetitions. That's your first warm-up set. Then increase the weight set by set until it gets to the ...


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No. There are formulas for estimating basal metabolic rate (BMR) and total daily energy expenditure (TDEE). For exercises like walking or running you could estimate the calories burned based on measured performance data. Say, you have height, weight, sex, distance traveled and the time for this, as well as a measurement of burned calories, then those first ...


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Food packaging is based on averages it is more or less right sometimes you'll get more calories, sometimes less. Most of your calories are spent on maintaining your body's functions. (About 3/4 in fact) You would have to be doing some incredibly hard exercise to lose weight through exercise alone. The most likely thing is your not tracking your calories ...


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There is a handful of "accepted" formulae to calculate one's 1RM based on other xRMs. In fact, there's a nice Wikipedia article that lists them: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One-repetition_maximum#Calculating_1RM But in all cases, you have to keep in mind that there doesn't exist a single formula that could perfectly predict any person's 1RM given ...


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The most accurate method is direct calorimetry. This is basically a measurement (usually for 24 hours) of the heat produced by the human body. This is usually done in a sealed chamber to fully capture all heat produced. Next up is indirect calorimetry, where the amount of oxygen consumed and CO2 produced is directly measured, which you can then use to get ...


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I wonder about some of those "old school" ways, too. There is a spread on Arnold, showing his exercise routine and all those calories he takes in a day. Do you hit the gym HARD a couple of times a day, get lots of good daily cardio, and have a job working on the assembly line? Then 3150 calories might be what you would need to increase muscle mass. If you ...


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A warning at the beginning: Calorie Calculation is inaccurate, these calculators only give a rough estimate at best. What to chose depends on what you want to do with the results and if you are planing to count calories for your exercise separately. If you don't want to track your activity, select the light or moderate activity and use that number as a ...


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They appear to be accurate within approximately 3%. The initial research behind the Navy calculation calculations can be found by Googling either: Hodgdon, J.A. and M.B. Beckett (1984a). Prediction of percent body fat for U.S. Navy men from body circumferences and height. Report No. 84-11, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA Hodgdon, J.A. and M.B. ...


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A 1 - 2 degree incline will give you enough extra resistance to adequately compensate for the reduced difficulty from using a treadmill, however there is no exact calculation for this. The treadmill advantage will vary based on brand, since they will use different belts, and the tread-board can have more or less spring, depending on manufacturer. If you ...


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You are correct. Running consumes 110 calories per mile. Calories consumed when cycling depends upon the speed at which you cycle (due to air resistance). Cycling at 15 miles per hour will burn just 31 calories per mile. Calories Burned Running Vs. Cycling


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Running calorie burn doesn't change so much with age and gender. Because its about the work you did physically. There is a non-linear relationship between walking speed and rate of calorie burn. Essentially what this means is that total calorie burn while walking depends on both the distance that you walked and the speed at which you were walking. This ...


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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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Calorie counting is an odd beast, in that it can be very hard to get an exact amount of calories eaten. Your best bet is to track your calories (Even down to weighing food at the beginning), activity and weight on a daily basis. For the weight, weigh yourselves at the same time and same situation each day (For example, I weigh myself in the morning after I ...


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I keep the protein at around 1 gram per lb. I think 1.5 is too much and costs alot. I also keep fats at around 30% of total calories, where fats are 9 calories. So If I am on a 2200 calorie diet my fats would be at most 70 grams when cutting around 50 grams. The rest are carbs. So I weight around 180 lbs, my protein is around 200 grams. I think the most ...


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From a step count alone, I wouldn't bother as the error could be as much as +/- 40%. Primarily as your step length changes with speed, as does wind resistance and energy expended, the gradient of a walk, your body fat percentage and fitness level will also affect the calculation, but the errors these factors introduce can be reduced by aggregating several ...


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Your assumption #2 is wrong. Typical fitness trackers have an error of between 30% and 90% when estimating calorie burn, and exercise machines don't do any better.


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There is a simple general formula to calculate BMR (calories you burn per day without exercise). It is rather accurate as long as you are not far from "average" person. Eg very lean, very muscular, very obese: English BMR Formula Women: BMR = 655 + ( 4.35 x weight in pounds ) + ( 4.7 x height in inches ) - ( 4.7 x age in years ) Men: BMR = 66 + ( 6.23 x ...


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Getting Basal or Resting Metabolic Rate Measurement will explain most of it. Please go to nearby laboratory and ask for it, they will explain what to do for the test and you will have accurate number for your Metabolism. I believe your BM is getting slower and you almost reached your plateau. Try different combinations of training such as intervals and for ...


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thank you for your answers! i think i have figured out an aswer, and my boss accepted it, because this little pedometer won't have any gps connection. here is the formula: 1.) Calories burned per mile = 0.57 x 175 lbs.(your weight) = 99.75 calories per mile. 2.)Your_strip = height * 0,415. 3.) steps_in_1_mile = 160934.4(mile in cm) / strip. 4.) "...


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If waiting = watching television (1 MET), then yes, as per the MET formula: MET = vVO2Max = VO2 / 3.5 ~= KCal Burnt / (bodyMassKg * timeHours ) So as you state: 3 * 9 MET (cardio exercise) = 27 METS which is equivalent to: 27 * 1 MET (watching TV) = 27 METS


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A reasonably accurate figure can be obtained by using a heart rate monitor (even one of the App's that use your phones camera will suffice). Assuming you're walking on the flat and not into gale, simply record a post mile heart rate, along with the time taken to estimate your VO2 figure per: Is it possible to measure calorie burn from heart rate alone?, and ...


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It depends, there are quite a few different formulas available, depending on who was doing the research, and when it was performed. To some extent, the method used to determine the calories burned can have an effect on the formula. http://www.stanford.edu/~clint/Run_Walk2004a.rtf That is a link to a published study from Syracuse University, comparing ...


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Before using the weight loss calculator I recommend you the best calorie calculator to accurate estimate of your daily calories required for loss.


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I've posted some of the standard equations in my answer to: Metabolic Equations for Anaerobic Exercise? Essentially if you know the duration of the exercise, your body Mass in Kg, and either the MET score for the exercise, or an average of your heart rate through the exercise, and an estimated or measured VO2max figure for yourself, you can estimate the ...


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