Activity Factor


Activity Factor

Activity Factor Table

Amount of Exercise/Activity Description TEE/ Maintenance
Sedentary Little or no Exercise/ desk job TEE = 1.2 x BMR
Lightly active Light exercise/ sports 1 – 3 days/ week TEE = 1.375 x BMR
Moderately active Moderate Exercise, sports 3 – 5 days/ week TEE = 1.55 x BMR
Very active Heavy Exercise/ sports 6 – 7 days/ week TEE = 1.725 x BMR
Extremely active Very heavy exercise/ physical job/ training 2 x/ day TEE = 1.9 x BMR