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Anonymous asked: Hey! Okay, so I'm sorry to bother you with something so silly, but I really don't understand the BMR thingy that much, and I've tried using a BMR calculator online but it didn't work for me? I just don't understand how it works, but I'd love it if you could please work it out for me and tell me how many calories I should be eating. I live a sedentary lifestyle (working on that, btw, haha), am 15, 5'5 and about 166 lbs at the moment. So sorry, but I really couldn't figure it out.. Please help! :)
So funeralformyfat posted a really nice equation today that can help you calculate your BMR.
655+(4.35x Weight in pounds)+(4.7x Height in inches)-(4.7x Age)= The amount of calories your body burns just from being alive
Step 2: Take that number and multiply by your activity level:
- 1.2 Sedentary (little to no exercise)
- 1.375 Lightly Active (1-3 days a week)
- 1.55 Moderately Active (3-5 days a week)
- 1.7 Very Active (6-7 days a week)
- LOSE weight: Subtract 500
- MAINTAIN weight: keep the number the same
- GAIN weight: Add 500