Our Calorie Calculator estimates how many Calories you will burn using Metabolic Equivalent (MET) values from Compendium of Physical Activities. The Compendium idenitifes the relative energy cost of undertaking various activities compared with doing nothing. We then combine this with your weight and the estimated duration of the activity, taking into account the length of the route and the hills involved, to estimate the total Calories burned.
When selecting an Activity setting, select the speed you would normally travel at on flat ground.
Please remember, the estimated number of Calories is just a guide and the actual number of Calories burned may vary depending on other factors such as weather and terrain.
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The streets along this walk owe their names to the very first summer cottage in Toronto (Castle Frank), a hill that looked over a sugarloaf (Drumsnab), two families that were among the first residents (Hogarth and Playter) and the Duke of Wellington (Wellesley)
We will walk familiar streets but this time point out interesting residences that have previously been overlooked and deserve recognition as Torontonian heritage buildings.
Thanks to Ros for providing the historical information for this walk which finishes at Broadview.
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