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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Route starts at UMass, left onto Plantation, right onto Belmont, Right onto skyline drive to Channing, right and then Left onto Wesminster, Left onto Catharine, Right onto Rodney--up to bridge & over, down steps, immediate Left on Belmont, imediate left on Merrifield. Right on Shelby. left on Gage to Eastern Ave, cross Prospect, stay straight. Turn Left on Laurel St. bridge. Right to Laurel (half circle). Right on Summer, left on Thomas, left on commercial, left onto Foster, right onto Mercantile, right on Front street to finish. ***Benefits: Using bridges for major crossings.
Please be careful to observe all signs for rights of way when following other people's routes, as we cannot guarantee that they do not cross private or hazardous land.
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