Enter your BMR, hill grade, and the weight you are carrying to determine the total calories burned while rucking per hour.

## Rucking Calories Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the calories burned while rucking.

C = BMR * MET / 24

- Where C is the calories burned per hour
- MET is the metabolic equivalent of a task.
- BMR is your basal metabolic rate.

## Rucking Calories Definition

A rucking calorie is a measure of the total amount of energy burned while hiking under weight.

## Rucking Calories Example

How to calculate the total rucking calories?

**First, determine your BMR.**Calculate your BMR using the calculator linked above.

**Next, determine the hill grade.**This can also be calculated with the link for hill grade above.

**Next, determine the weight you are carrying.**Measure the total weight you are carrying.

**Finally, calculate the rucking calories.**Calculate the total calories burned per hour using the formula above.

## FAQ

**What is rucking?**

Rucking is known as the act of hiking while carrying weight.

**What is MET?**

MET stands for the metabolic equivalent task, and it is a ratio or measure of the total increase in calories burned from rest while performing a task. The higher the intensity the higher the MET.