Category Archives: Tools

Target Heart Rate Calculator

Maximum heart rate is designed to help people safely and effectively exercise. It is theoretically the most times that your heart can safely beat in the span of one minute. The traditional formula for computing maximum heart rate is 220 – age. Therefore maximum heart rate will decrease with age. Basic Max Heart Rate Calculator […]

Body Fat Percentage Guide for Men to Ten Percent

What does ten percent (10%) body fat look like? Have you ever wondered how you would appear at a certain body fat percentage? I have documented my fitness progress for several years. This is a guide to various levels of body fat percentage down to ten percent body fat to help you get an idea […]

Calories Burned During Exercise Calculator

This calculator computes the calories burned during popular activities. This is a general calculator to estimate the amount of calories burned during activity. It is a little more precise than most calculators, because it is based on your weight instead of a generic range. There are still issues, however. Accurate equations should be gender specific […]

Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator and Chart

Learn about body mass index and compute your own with this simple calculator. Simply enter your height in feet and inches, and your weight in pounds, then click the calculate button to compute your BMI. Since the BMI ranges are different between men and women, two boxes indicate what category you are in based on […]

Zig-Zag Calculator for Fat Loss and/or Muscle Gain

Learn what zig-zagging your calories does and compute a sample week of zig-zags. Zig-zagging is a nutrition method for fat loss and muscle gain. These numbers are generic guidelines. Some people may require much higher calories to drop weight, or much lower calories to gain weight. Every person is different! The calculator has a lower […]