Calculating a man’s basal metabolic rate

The basal metabolic rate is the energy used by the body when at rest 

Interpreting a man’s basal metabolic rate

Your basal metabolic rate is the amount of energy that your body burns when at rest. This is the energy used to power your heart, your brain or even to run your digestive system on a daily basis. The formula used is given below:

  • Men’s basal metabolic rate: 13.707 x weight in kg + 492.3 x height in cm – 6.673 x age + 77.607