The Cunningham Equation is a great tool to calculate how many calories your body needs each day, and it takes into account more than what most other formulas do.
Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) – the energy that your body uses when completely at rest in order to carry on living.
Thermic Effect of Food (TEF) – the energy that is required to break down the food you eat so that it can be digested.
Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis (NEAT) – a factor of the energy you use during every day life.
Metabolic Effect of Training (MET) – a factor of the energy you use during training.
Exercise Related Activity Thermogenesis (ERAT) – the energy you use for training.
Use the tool below to calculate your daily calorie needs: