Resting Metabolic Rate

by Dave on January 30, 2011

Resting Metabolic Rate or RMR for short, is synonymous with Resting Energy Expenditure or REE to give it its abbreviated term. Resting Metabolic Rate  measurements are typically taken under less restricted conditions than BMR  ( Basal Metabolic Rate ), and do not require that the subject spend the night sleeping in a test facility prior to undergoing testing.
What is Resting Metabolic Rate
Your resting metabolic rate is the calories you burn while at rest. If you got up in the morning and went from your bed to the couch and watched TV the entire day, this would be a pretty good estimate of your  daily calories.
If like most people you are searching the internet for information on your metabolic rate then you will  also see many of the search terms show  up for BMR, or Basal Metabolic Rate. This term is so widely used though the BMR and RMR are a little different.. In fact,RMR is likely to be more appropriate for your needs and is the more accurate estimation.
If you are looking for an estimate of how many calories you need or burn in a day, we suggest that you use your Resting Metabolic Rate as basic guide .

Calculate Resting Metabolic Rate

You can calculate your resting metabolic rate using our rmr calculator The calculator uses the resting metabolic rate formula in order to give you an estimate of your daily calories.  The resting metabolic rate calculator is an ideal tool to help plan your calorie levels in order to lose weight.

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