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Is bouldering moderate or vigorous intensity exercise?

You're not going to like this answer, but... it depends. Regardless of the intensity level, you should definitely add bouldering into your fitness routine because of the myriad of benefits to both ...
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Energy expenditure (calories burned) equation for running

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 ...
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Calculate calories burned

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 ...
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Metabolic Equivalent of Task (MET) values for exercises with rest

OK. Let me start with that; the MET values are not 100% correct. It sometimes over or underestimates depending on the individual (lean body mass, age, sex etc.), but it is used widely. Yet, it can be ...
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Metabolic equivalent of task (MET) values for shadowboxing

MET is really just another one of those super generalized recommendations that shouldn't really be used to determine what type of workout to do. It is mostly useful for scientists to use in ...
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Calculate calories burned

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, ...
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Metabolic Equivalent of Task (MET) values for exercises with rest

The MET tables are only estimates, and depending on whose you're looking at you'll find values between 4 and 6 for weightlifting. So you could obviously see a 1/3 difference in the KCal estimate, for ...
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How can I calculate calories burned during an activity?

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 ...
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