Basal Metabolic Rate For a 40 Year Old Female Who is 5'0

Calculate baseline calories burned in a day.

years
pounds
BMR for a 40 year old female who is 5'0
Weight BMR BMI
90 lbs 1,124 17.6
91 lbs 1,128 17.8
92 lbs 1,132 18.0
93 lbs 1,137 18.2
94 lbs 1,141 18.4
95 lbs 1,145 18.6
96 lbs 1,149 18.7
97 lbs 1,153 18.9
98 lbs 1,158 19.1
99 lbs 1,162 19.3
100 lbs 1,166 19.5
101 lbs 1,170 19.7
102 lbs 1,174 19.9
103 lbs 1,179 20.1
104 lbs 1,183 20.3
105 lbs 1,187 20.5
106 lbs 1,191 20.7
107 lbs 1,195 20.9
108 lbs 1,200 21.1
109 lbs 1,204 21.3
110 lbs 1,208 21.5
111 lbs 1,212 21.7
112 lbs 1,216 21.9
113 lbs 1,220 22.1
114 lbs 1,225 22.3
115 lbs 1,229 22.5
116 lbs 1,233 22.7
117 lbs 1,237 22.8
118 lbs 1,241 23.0
119 lbs 1,246 23.2
120 lbs 1,250 23.4
121 lbs 1,254 23.6
122 lbs 1,258 23.8
123 lbs 1,262 24.0
124 lbs 1,267 24.2
125 lbs 1,271 24.4
126 lbs 1,275 24.6
127 lbs 1,279 24.8
128 lbs 1,283 25.0
129 lbs 1,288 25.2
130 lbs 1,292 25.4
131 lbs 1,296 25.6
132 lbs 1,300 25.8
133 lbs 1,304 26.0
134 lbs 1,309 26.2
135 lbs 1,313 26.4
136 lbs 1,317 26.6
137 lbs 1,321 26.8
138 lbs 1,325 27.0
139 lbs 1,330 27.1
140 lbs 1,334 27.3
141 lbs 1,338 27.5
142 lbs 1,342 27.7
143 lbs 1,346 27.9
144 lbs 1,351 28.1
145 lbs 1,355 28.3
146 lbs 1,359 28.5
147 lbs 1,363 28.7
148 lbs 1,367 28.9
149 lbs 1,371 29.1
150 lbs 1,376 29.3
151 lbs 1,380 29.5
152 lbs 1,384 29.7
153 lbs 1,388 29.9
154 lbs 1,392 30.1
155 lbs 1,397 30.3
156 lbs 1,401 30.5
157 lbs 1,405 30.7
158 lbs 1,409 30.9
159 lbs 1,413 31.1
160 lbs 1,418 31.2
161 lbs 1,422 31.4
162 lbs 1,426 31.6
163 lbs 1,430 31.8
164 lbs 1,434 32.0
165 lbs 1,439 32.2
166 lbs 1,443 32.4
167 lbs 1,447 32.6
168 lbs 1,451 32.8
169 lbs 1,455 33.0
170 lbs 1,460 33.2
171 lbs 1,464 33.4
172 lbs 1,468 33.6
173 lbs 1,472 33.8
174 lbs 1,476 34.0
175 lbs 1,481 34.2
176 lbs 1,485 34.4
177 lbs 1,489 34.6
178 lbs 1,493 34.8
179 lbs 1,497 35.0
180 lbs 1,502 35.2
181 lbs 1,506 35.3
182 lbs 1,510 35.5
183 lbs 1,514 35.7
184 lbs 1,518 35.9
185 lbs 1,522 36.1
186 lbs 1,527 36.3
187 lbs 1,531 36.5
188 lbs 1,535 36.7
189 lbs 1,539 36.9
190 lbs 1,543 37.1
The basal metabolic rate is the amount of calories needed to maintain basic body functions, such as breathing or heart beats.

When I estimate my caloric needs, I generally start with the sedentary amount and add in any added activity. For example, my BMR is approximately 2100 calories. Then I might burn a few hundred calories by walking a few miles during the day. A two hour pickleball session might burn 1000 calories. Overall, this is just an estimate but an important step to understanding how many calories you need to consume to maintain your current weight.