People sometimes seem confused thinking about that they are working out very little each day which is result in gaining weight at a geometric rate. So, sometimes they may think to cut off their daily meals and stay hungry for long hours while they are doing desk job or any kind of working house.
You will be very glad to know that though you are not doing any physical activities for longer period of time but still you are burning calories.
No matter you are idle and just sitting behind the computer monitor or television set, some physiological activities is still on go!
Did you ever hear that you are burning 60-70% calories each day from the total amount of calories being accumulated earlier when you are idle the whole day? I know you are little surprised and excited to hear that. Besides, you are also little bit confused and question raised in your mind is it really happening?
Now, let’s come to the point and I am here to explain you what actually happening inside your body.
There is a term being used by the health specialist to explain the reason behind the burning calories. Which is familiar as ‘Basal Metabolic Rate’ (BMR). This Basal Metabolic rate will help you to burn calories everyday whether you are completely idle or doing a desk job.
Suppose you are a middle age person and as a result of BMR you are going to burn 2200±calories each day without doing anything. The reason behind it is the physiological activities inside your bodies which you can’t see through eyes.
This BMR can be more or less in numbers according to your age, sex, height and weight.
To help you calculating your BMR, I am happy to let you know that I have tagged a calculator to measure your BMR at the end of this article.
Want to expand your calorie burning?
Now, you know from the beginning of this article that you are burning calories for the physiological activities inside your body. I guess you are very result oriented and want to see a better outcome by working hard to flatten your stomach in earliest possible time.
So, here I am going to describe about some physical activities which will help you to expand your calorie burning. Considering your age I assume that you may not be interested in sports and games. In that case you may start with walking.
You will be very happy to know that if you can walk at a speed of 2 kmph for an hour then for instance you may burn almost 350± calories. More speed and walk can burn more calories.
Suppose you are very young enough to run, play soccer, baseball, basketball, cricket, badminton and so forth. Then you can expand the burning rate of calories in no time.
You would be able to burn up to 700 calories for playing game like football or soccer ball. Now, you may get an idea how more or less you can burn by playing cricket, baseball or any other games.
I know many of us also like gardening as well. Here the good news for gardener .You are able to burn a good amount of calories by gardening or fencing around the garden.
Hence you may burn your calories by so many different ways but I would like to mention once again that it may vary depending up on your sex, age, height and weight.
Confused about how much you need to burn each day to flatten your tummy
I know you have gotten an idea about the calorie burning by reading previous section of this article. But still not sure how much calories to burn each day?
Please don’t hesitate, I am here to guide you through the whole process of getting a flat stomach.
However, I am not sure about all of your age, sex, height and weight. So, please feel free to enter the required information in the following fields below and calculate how much calories you are burning today & how much you need to burn to reach in your desired destination.
Last update: October 04, 2016 03:59:48 pm