How much calories do you burn sleeping

Many people are surprised at how many calories you burn when you sleep. Learn more about how much calories you burn sleeping and how to calculate calories burned.

Although sleep requires far less energy than most daytime activities, sleep is still an active period for the brain and other bodily functions.

The number of calories burned during sleep depends on a complex interplay between sleep, diet, exercise, and other variables.

How many calories do you burn while you sleep?

You burn about 50 calories an hour when you sleep. However, this number will depend on your basal metabolic rate (BMR). BMR refers to the energy needed for essential respiration, circulation, temperature regulation, and cellular growth and repair.

How to calculate your calories burned while asleep

To find out how many calories you burn, try the Verywellfit.com calorie calculator to estimate how many calories you burn when you sleep. Choose ‘Search and Select activity’ and search for ‘Sleeping.’ Decide how many hours (in minutes) you plan to sleep, and finally, your body weight in lbs or kg.

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