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Physical Exercise

Physical exercise contributes to maintaining cardiovascular as well as overall health and strengthening one's body. Wolfram|Alpha can calculate your target heart rate and energy expenditure, leading to a more effective workout.


Explore and compare the energy expenditure for various types of physical activities, including cycling, jogging and swimming as well as watching TV and sleeping.

Get data on a physical activity:

Compare activities:

Find out how wet you would get while in the rain:

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Exercise Computations

Calculate the caloric expenditure for a particular exercise based on the duration and pace of the exercise as well as a specified gender, body weight and height.

Compute caloric expenditure:

Specify a speed or pace:

Specify body weight:

Specify other physical characteristics:

Specify a grade:

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Heart Rate

Compute a target heart rate based on a person's age, gender and resting heart rate.

Compute maximum and target heart rates:

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