RMR – Resting Metabolic Rate Testing

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RMR Testing

The RMR or Resting Metabolic Rate test lasts 5-20 minutes, and allows us to determine your metabolic rate and daily caloric needs. This simple test tells you how many calories per day you need to lose or gain weight.

Your resting metabolic rate represents the calories your body while at rest. In other words, how many calories does your body burn while you breathe and are resting? The RMR test preceisely measures these values.

What is the Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) Test?

The RMR test lasts 5-20 minutes and involves breathing into a disposable mouthpiece while your oxygen consumption is measured. The higher your resting metabolic rate, the more calories you burn.

This test is a great way to measure the effectiveness of your current nutrition and exercise program. No more averages or guessing about how many calories you should consume.

Your results are immediate and include the following:

How many calories you burn at rest.

Rating of your metabolism as normal, slow, or fast.

Guidelines to assist you in reaching your goal weight.

Resting Metabolic Rate Testing