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 starts from Cote Green car park, then follows the dismantled railway west. The Trans Pennine Tunnel near Thurgoland is an early part of the walk. After the tunnel the route ascends off the track, where benches are located for a short stop if required. The route leaves the Trans Pennine Trail at Oxspring along a track at right angles and works its way across fields and back lanes, turning south and then east along Hunshelf Bank to return to the start.
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