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METS to Calories Calculator

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      Type in your body weight, activity level (Mets) and activity time  
      METS to Calories Calculator
      Body weight (lbs)
      Activity level (METS)
      Activity time (minutes)
    METS Activity  
    1 sitting quietly and watching television  
    2 walking, less than 2.0 mph, level ground, strolling, very slow  
    3 loading /unloading a car  
    4 bicycling, < 10 mph, leisure, to work or for pleasure  
    5 tennis, doubles  
    6 skiing, downhill, moderate effort, general  
    7 climbing hills with 0 to 9 pound load  
    8 rock or mountain climbing  
    9 running, cross country  
    10 swimming laps, freestyle, fast, vigorous effort  
    11 running, 6.7 mph  
    12 fire fighter, general