Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) refers to the number of calories the body requires when at rest to function effectively.
The BS-05 works out your BMR by making calculations based on your gender, body mass, age, weight, height whether you have selected athlete mode or not.
Selecting or not selecting athlete mode in conjunction with the other data points is sufficient to make the required calculation.
Within a healthy, balanced diet, a man needs approximately 2,500kcal a day to maintain their weight and function effectively. For a woman, that figure is approximately 2,000kcal a day.
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