The Russia World Cup 2018 is here! Are you looking forward to the next matches, counting the days and hours before you can cheer for your favorite team again? Our calorie calculator is created specifically for this exciting time. Thanks to this great tool, you can calculate how many calories you gain while watching a football match, drinking a beer, and munching on snacks. Find out for how long you need to exercise to lose those extra kilos gained after World Cup.
Football Calorie Calculator (2018 World Cup Edition) uses the simple equation:
energy_balance = energy_intake - energy_burned
energy_intake, we add all the snacks and beer you consume while watching football games, taking the average calorie values for the chosen snack.
The energy burn is calculated on the basis of standard formula for calories burned:
energy_burned = T * 60 * MET * 3.5 * W / 200 * N
Tis the duration of activity in hours, 1.5 for watching a game in TV
Wis your weight in kilograms
METis a metabolic equivalent of the task
Nis the number of matches watched/played
The metabolic equivalent (MET) value is a measurement of the energy cost of a particular physical activity for a specific period of time. MET values for chosen activities:
If you want to calculate the approximate weight loss or gain, we need to know how much energy is contained in the fat tissue. As there are approximately 7700 calories stored in every kilogram of body fat, all you need to do is to divide the calories value by 7700:
weight = energy_balance/7700
Let's compare how much you are gaining when the players are sweating on a football pitch:
Urgh. Hey buddy, put this one beer bottle back to the fridge!