BMR, or the metabolic rate is the minimum calorie requirement needed to sustain life in an individual.
A simple way to look at the basal metabolic rate is the amount of caloriesexpended by the body to remain in bed asleep all day long.
Calories are burned by the body through processes such as respiration, pumping blood, and maintenance of body temperature.
Basal metabolic rate is the largest factor in determining the total amount ofcalories that you need to maintain, lose or gain weight.
There are many factors that determine your basal metabolic rate–they include genetics, gender, and age.
Some of the other factors are your weight, height, body fat percentage, and many others.
In our Calorie Intake, Calculating Your TDEE we cover the Basal Metabolic Rate formula, and other ways to calculate your daily calorie intake.
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