RMR Test

Understand your metabolic rate and identify your bodies Calorie requirements.
Whatever your goals this is an invaluable insight into managing your weight.

What is Resting Metabolic Rate?

The Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) is the number of calories the body needs to perform basic functions such as breathing, circulation, and cell production while at rest. It represents the minimum amount of energy required each day, even if you're not moving around.

A customer participating in an RMR test
A customer participating in an Resting Metabolic Rate test

Why take an RMR Test

  • Tailored Nutrition Plans: RMR testing enables the creation of detailed nutrition plans by establishing the number of Calories an individual requires. This personalised approach can be more effective in achieving weight management goals.
  • Optimising Weight Loss or Gain: RMR data helps in determining the ideal caloric intake for weight loss or muscle gain, allowing for more precise and sustainable results.
  • Fitness Program Optimisation: Incorporating RMR into fitness planning ensures that exercise routines are aligned with energy expenditure, enhancing the efficiency of workouts for achieving specific goals.

What happens during the test?

In order to test you resting metabolic rate you will be asked to lay down in our RMR Room and breathe through a tube attached to our monitoring system. Tests usually take 15 - 20 minutes, during which time you can simply relax.

A customer going through their RMR test results
An example of our RMR test results

Test Results

Your results will clearly show your current metabolic rate in kcal per day and how it compares to other similar people.

It will use this RMR data to make suggestions for Calorie consumption in order to either maintain or lose / gain weight depending on your goals, as well as providing a breakdown of how much you can expect your weight to change if you stick to these guidelines.

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RMR Room

Step into our serene RMR room, a tranquil haven designed for your utmost comfort. Nestled within our facilities, this cozy space is dedicated to Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) testing, a key player in the realms of nutrition and fitness.

In our relaxing RMR room, you'll experience a peaceful environment conducive to understanding your body's basal energy expenditure. As you unwind, our cutting-edge RMR testing technology precisely measures the energy your body requires at rest. It's not just a test; it's a journey to discovering the foundation of your unique energy needs.

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Our Resting Metabolic Rate room, complete with comfortable chaise lounge and outdoor effect ceiling

Frequently asked questions

A RMR test typically takes around 15 to 20 minutes. But please allow 45 minutes in total for your appointment.
There are no particular requirements for clothing during this test, but we recommended to wear comfortable clothing you feel relaxed in.
For best results avoid food, tobacco, alcohol, and caffeine for at least 3 hours before testing.
Results are typically available shortly after your test. Your friendly BodyView technician will sit down after the test and go through them with you.
Your RMR rate will change depending on your weight and body composition so if either of these things change it is recommended that you should undergo another test.

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Elevate your fitness journey to new heights, say goodbye to guesswork and hello to a visual representation of your hard work! Book into our personalised fitness service and embark on a path to a stronger, healthier, and more energised version of yourself.

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Our weight loss bundle gives you complete insight into optimising your weight loss. Comprising of a FatMax test, a Resting Metabolic Rate Test and a 3D Body Scan.

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