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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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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Gurnee Mills Mall walk from entrance between Ice Rink and Shopper World (low usage), to indoor entrance of Macys at the far end/This indoor walk is best during weekdays/nights. Can be done one weekends, but too many people to usually walk quickly. Also location is very busy as Christmas holidays approach. Expect some vendors to try and talk you to their store/booth, but they usually learn your face fairly quickly and leave you alone. Looking like a walker also helps. a few locations have short sets of stairs with optional ramp. Many places to sit down if you need to rest.
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