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# Calculate Your Rest Metabolic Rate (Cunningham & James)

Last updated: Monday, May 01, 2023
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The Rest Metabolic Rate (RMR) is similar to the Basal Metabolic Rate, however it measures the calories that your body burns while at rest, which is usually a bit higher than the BMR.

This calculator uses the Cunningham formula in combination with the James formula to determine your lean body mass (LBM).

Both the Katch-McArdle and the Cunningham formulas are more suitable for individuals whose muscle mass are significantly higher than average.

The Cunningham formula for determining the RMR is defined as:
$$RMR$$ $$=$$ $$500$$ $$+$$ $$22$$ $$\times$$ $$LBM_{James}$$
$$RMR$$: The Lean Body Mass
$$weight$$: the weight measured in kilogram
$$height$$: The height measured in centimeter(cm)
The unit for RMR is: $$kilocalorie/day \text{ } (kcal/d)$$
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## Female (Metric)

Use this calculator to determine the Rest Metabolic Rate (RMR) for an adult female based on the Cunningham and the James formulas.
the weight measured in kilogram
$$weight$$
$$kilogram$$
The height measured in centimeter(cm)
$$height$$
$$centimeter$$
Please note, that all calculators provided are for informational and educational purposes ONLY, and should NOT be taken as professional medical/dietary advice.
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