Exercise: what is a met?

Lifestyle involves constant self-tutoring. The tutor brings up the term “met”, relating to exercise.

“Met” means “metabolic equivalent.”

One met is rest energy consumption. Five mets means you’re burning five times the calories you would be if relaxing.

Source:

http://www.fitnessforweightloss.com

Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.

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