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 walk is The Kirkburton Circular with parts of The Shelley Welly Walk both in the reverse direction to usual. It does not start from Kirkburton either, but from Upper Cumberworth. The route starts from the car park at the Star Inn, heading down to Kirklees Light Railway and follow to Shelley High School, across fields to the Three Acres Pub, downhill to Kirkburton and across A629 to Storthes Hall area. The return is across the railway towards Stocksmoor, close to Shepley and Snowgate Head and down to Park Head and back to start.
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