Your BMR is . This is how many calories you can consume to maintain your weight without exercise.
Your target weight is .
*Note: This calculation is for women, a man’s BMR is calculated differently. Mifflin-ST Jeor as been found to be the most accurate BMR equation according to the ADA (American Dietetic Association).
Do you know someone who seems to eat whatever she wants, doesn’t seem to exercise at all, and yet doesn’t gain weight? You may have heard someone like that say, “I have a good metabolism.” They’re partially right.
What they should say is something like this, “I have a high BMR which allows me to burn calories while at rest with greater efficiency than many other people.” So how do you create a higher BMR/Metabolism? Toning, toning, toning!