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I have used these in the past to give me added motivation -  thought I would share them again here :)

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Body Fat Percentage Calculator:
http://www.fitwatch.com/qkcalc/body-fat-percentage-calculator.php

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Your BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate) is the estimated minimum level of energy required to sustain the body's vital functions when at rest. The Harris-Benedict formula is used to calculate the BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate).
This is how many calories your body needs when at reast to maintain its current weight.
It varies from person to person. But this calculator gives you an idea.

http://www.fitwatch.com/qkcalc/bmr.html

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Fitness test -  resting heart rate test
Found this interesting little chart for testing your fitness by your resting heart rate.

http://www.netfit.co.uk/fitness/test/resting-heart-rate.htm

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Im not taking this toooo seriously but it was intereting.....

http://www.fitnesspros.com/calculators/idealbodymeasurements.html

from just your wrist size it works out what your ideal body measurements are....

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Here is a fab tool for motivation...
Put in your starting weight and current weight and it tells you your total percentage weight loss so far :)

http://www.fitwatch.com/qkcalc/calculate-weight-loss-percentage.html

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