What is the Thermic Effect Of Activity?
It is an amount of energy burned from any kind of physical activity. Physical activity can be Walking, Running, Cycling, or a heavy intense workout. The total amount of calories burned from these physical activities is known as the Thermic Effect Of Activity.
The best example to understand
Suppose your daily caloric intake is 3000 and you work out 5-6 times a week. Your workouts are very intense and you burn around 400 calories from your workout. Then your total calories per day including your activity will be 2600.
Formula to calculate
TEA = BMR × Activity Multiplier