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These tools and calculators will help you calculate calories from exercising, check your BMI, and find out how many calories you burn daily.

Calculators give estimated results that can be helpful as a baseline. Measuring exact calorie burn depends on many variables, so treating these calculators as a useful guide rather than an exact science is best.

Use the BMI calculator to check if your weight is in the healthy normal range. BMI is a simple calculation that the medical profession likes to rely on.

It does have its limitations – muscular bodies can skew the results with athletes often presenting as overweight when they have very little body fat.

Also, women and older people can sometimes seem healthy in the normal range based on their BMI but still have very little muscle mass and excessive body fat. So use the results as a guide only.

You can use the BMI calculator to work out how many pounds you need to lose. Make sure your weight loss target is within the normal range and you’re not aiming to be underweight. Remember, it’s healthy to have some body fat and extreme weight loss is dangerous.

The calculators for Calories Burned Exercising and Daily Calories Burned are useful guides to track how many calories you are burning during workouts and on a normal day.

Remember that the exact calorie burn depends on factors such as the intensity of the workout, muscle mass, and metabolism.

I like to work out my daily calories burned for a sedentary lifestyle and add my calories for specific activities. This gives me a better understanding of how many calories my body needs on an active day compared with a rest day.

Weight loss is about creating a calorie deficit. It takes a calorie deficit of about 3500 to burn one pound of fat – assuming the energy you burn comes from body fat. Healthy eating within your daily calorie allowance for a sedentary lifestyle and exercising 5 times a week should help you lose excess weight.

Use these tools to set goals for weight loss or maintenance and track your progress. As always, consult with a doctor or health professional before starting any new exercise or diet regime.