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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A winter's day ride that explores Portsdown Hill. Never straying far from Portsmouth or Havant, so plenty of bail-out opportunities. Elevenses at Fort Nelson; lunch at the Spring Centre, Havant. 648 m of climbing in a distance of 48 km (average gradient = 1.35%) makes this a very hilly ride, although there are no exceptionally steep parts (steepest uphill is 12.2% at km 35).
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