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Calculating TEE (Total Energy Expenditures)

Monday, June 02, 2014

Heres the Formula used to Calculate your TEE (total energy expenditure)
Thats the number of cals PER DAY you eat to maintain your current energy level without lossing weight in a healthy person

You need to know your weight in kg's (lbs / 2.2)


1. Calculate REE = Weight in kg x 0.9 x 24
2. Calculate EPA = % number for activity level x REE
3. Calculate TEF = EPA + REE then x that by 0.1
4. Calculate finally TEE = REE + EPA + TEF

% of Activity Level
0.20 for low sedentary
0.30 for higher sedentary
0.45 for light to moderate
0.65 for moderate to heavy
0.90 for heavy to exceptional
1.20 for extreme

Once you have your TEE (Total Energy Expenditure)
then you take 1,000 off that to get a number which is your calorie intake amount you need to be able to loose 1.5-2.0lbs per week safely!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
STRONGNFIERCE 6/10/2014 9:05AM

    Fabulous!! Thanks for sharing!! I love formulas lol!

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JUSTYNA7 6/3/2014 6:53AM

    This is why you have a degree in this, hehehe. It's quite the science! It shows you too that eating too little when you are working out hard just won't work.

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TENNISJIM 6/2/2014 5:51AM

    Thank you for sharing the formula

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