Basal Metabolic Rate For a 40 Year Old Male Who is 5'9

Calculate baseline calories burned in a day.

years
pounds
BMR for a 40 year old male who is 5'9
Weight BMR BMI
126 lbs 1,468 18.6
127 lbs 1,474 18.8
128 lbs 1,480 18.9
129 lbs 1,486 19.0
130 lbs 1,492 19.2
131 lbs 1,498 19.3
132 lbs 1,504 19.5
133 lbs 1,511 19.6
134 lbs 1,517 19.8
135 lbs 1,523 19.9
136 lbs 1,529 20.1
137 lbs 1,535 20.2
138 lbs 1,541 20.4
139 lbs 1,547 20.5
140 lbs 1,553 20.7
141 lbs 1,559 20.8
142 lbs 1,565 21.0
143 lbs 1,571 21.1
144 lbs 1,577 21.3
145 lbs 1,583 21.4
146 lbs 1,590 21.6
147 lbs 1,596 21.7
148 lbs 1,602 21.9
149 lbs 1,608 22.0
150 lbs 1,614 22.2
151 lbs 1,620 22.3
152 lbs 1,626 22.4
153 lbs 1,632 22.6
154 lbs 1,638 22.7
155 lbs 1,644 22.9
156 lbs 1,650 23.0
157 lbs 1,656 23.2
158 lbs 1,662 23.3
159 lbs 1,669 23.5
160 lbs 1,675 23.6
161 lbs 1,681 23.8
162 lbs 1,687 23.9
163 lbs 1,693 24.1
164 lbs 1,699 24.2
165 lbs 1,705 24.4
166 lbs 1,711 24.5
167 lbs 1,717 24.7
168 lbs 1,723 24.8
169 lbs 1,729 25.0
170 lbs 1,735 25.1
171 lbs 1,741 25.3
172 lbs 1,748 25.4
173 lbs 1,754 25.5
174 lbs 1,760 25.7
175 lbs 1,766 25.8
176 lbs 1,772 26.0
177 lbs 1,778 26.1
178 lbs 1,784 26.3
179 lbs 1,790 26.4
180 lbs 1,796 26.6
181 lbs 1,802 26.7
182 lbs 1,808 26.9
183 lbs 1,814 27.0
184 lbs 1,820 27.2
185 lbs 1,827 27.3
186 lbs 1,833 27.5
187 lbs 1,839 27.6
188 lbs 1,845 27.8
189 lbs 1,851 27.9
190 lbs 1,857 28.1
191 lbs 1,863 28.2
192 lbs 1,869 28.4
193 lbs 1,875 28.5
194 lbs 1,881 28.6
195 lbs 1,887 28.8
196 lbs 1,893 28.9
197 lbs 1,899 29.1
198 lbs 1,906 29.2
199 lbs 1,912 29.4
200 lbs 1,918 29.5
201 lbs 1,924 29.7
202 lbs 1,930 29.8
203 lbs 1,936 30.0
204 lbs 1,942 30.1
205 lbs 1,948 30.3
206 lbs 1,954 30.4
207 lbs 1,960 30.6
208 lbs 1,966 30.7
209 lbs 1,972 30.9
210 lbs 1,978 31.0
211 lbs 1,985 31.2
212 lbs 1,991 31.3
213 lbs 1,997 31.5
214 lbs 2,003 31.6
215 lbs 2,009 31.7
216 lbs 2,015 31.9
217 lbs 2,021 32.0
218 lbs 2,027 32.2
219 lbs 2,033 32.3
220 lbs 2,039 32.5
221 lbs 2,045 32.6
222 lbs 2,051 32.8
223 lbs 2,057 32.9
224 lbs 2,064 33.1
225 lbs 2,070 33.2
226 lbs 2,076 33.4
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.