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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This route gets to the canal quickest, but involves crossing the A33 at the traffic slights (safe, but they can be v. slow to change) and then running along the approach road to the recycling centre (acceptable, but some big trucks drive past - but only 400m long). This short approach to the canal enables you to run as far as the Cunning Man pub (which is 5km), so total route is 10k. So one for beautiful spring lunchtimes without early afternoon meetings!
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