Your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is the amount of calories you burn you’re your body is completely at rest. It is the baseline for the calories you need every day in order for your body to operate and maintain functions within a 24-hour period. So hypothetically, if you slept for 24 hours straight your BMR would tell you how many calories you burned during that time.
Why It’s Important to Know Your BMR
Knowing your basal metabolic rate (BMR) can help you attain and maintain your goals, by giving you the information you need to calculate daily caloric burn. It is a necessary tool for optimum results for losing fat properly, building muscle, or simply maintaining weight.