Health and Fitness Tools

A selection of tools to assist you with your fitness, exercise or weight loss program.

Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) Calculator

basal-metabolism-rateBasal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is the total number of calories your body requires for normal bodily functions (excluding activity factors). This includes keeping your heart beating, inhaling and exhaling air, digesting food, making new blood cells, maintaining your body temperature and every other metabolic process in your body. In other words, your BMR is all the energy used for the basic processes of life itself. BMR usually accounts for about two-thirds of total daily energy expenditure.


Body Fat Calculator (Method I)

skin_foldCalculate your body fat percentage. Your body fat percentage is simply the percentage of fat your body contains. Are you in the healthy range? A certain amount of body fat is necessary to carry out bodily functions. Find out if your body fat is in a healthy range by inputting your measurements in inches below.


Body Fat Calculator (Method II)

calipersCalculate your body fat percentage. Your body fat percentage is simply the percentage of fat your body contains. Are you in the healthy range? A certain amount of body fat is necessary to carry out bodily functions. Find out if your body fat is in a healthy range by inputting your measurements in inches below.


Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator

bmi_chartBody mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult (16 year and older) men and women. The Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women. Though it does not actually measure the percentage of body fat, it is a useful tool to estimate a healthy body weight based on how tall a person is.


Daily Calorie Calculator

calorie-countingAfter entering you weight, height, age and exercise level, the calculator will give you an estimate of your daily calorie requirements, BMI and ideal weight. If the calculation detects that you are overweight, it will calculate a recommended daily calorie intake and tell you how long it’ll take for you to reach your target weight.


Heart Rate Zone Calculator

zonetherapyThere are two popular general equations for calculating target heart rates: Age Adjusted and Karvonen. Age is the key factor in each of the heart rate equations. Typically, age is subtracted from a fixed number to determine your maximum heart rate. Choose the method you are most comfortable with.