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.
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This Easy Ride of 12 miles starts and finishes outside The Leeds Art Gallery on the Headrow. Going via Hunslet and Holbeck and using quiet streets, cycle paths and the canal towpath, we will stop at the nice café in Gotts Park, about 2/3 of the way along. Interesting things to see on this ride are The Swarthmore Centre, Bridgewater Place, Granary Wharf Canal Basin, The Tetley Museum and Holbeck Moor.
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