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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The walk is an easy walk along the Rochdale Canal to Copley, visiting St. Stephen's Church, Copley, where for those who are interested there is a war memorial that includes details of a soldier awarded the Victoria Cross. The only climb on the walk follows the track up North Dean Road for about 400 yards, before descending across field tracks and back lanes to Hollas Lane Bridge before returning to Sowerby Bridge along the banks of the River Calder and Rochdale Canal.
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