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Calculate your BMR

To lose weight you need to reduce your calorie intake

Choose to reduce your calories by 10%, 15% or 20% depending on your start weight and weight loss goals.
Select 'I am breastfeeding' to increase your intake by 500 calories for optimal milk supply

Your daily target to lose weight

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Aim for an average weight loss of 1kg a week

Please note these are guidelines only. We always recommend you listen to your body.


How to calculate your BMR manually without a BMR Calculator

Males and females have to use different equations to determine their BMR. Use this formula with the assumption that males have a higher percentage of lean body weight than females (more lean body weight = increased BMR).

Males

BMR = 66 + (13.75 x weight in kg) + (5 x height in cm) – (6.8 x age in yrs)

Females

BMR = 655 + (9.6 x weight in kg) + (1.8 x height in cm) – (4.7 x age in Yrs)

To determine your total daily calorie needs, multiply your BMR by the appropriate activity factor, as follows:

  1. If you are sedentary (little or no exercise) : Calorie-Calculation = BMR x 1.1
  2. If you are lightly active (light exercise/sports 1-3 days/week) : Calorie-Calculation = BMR x 1.275
  3. If you are moderately active (moderate exercise/sports 3-5 days/week) : Calorie-Calculation = BMR x 1.35
  4. If you are very active (hard exercise/sports 6-7 days a week) : Calorie-Calculation = BMR x 1.525
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