What is a MET
No, it is not a member of a professional sporting team. MET is the acronym for Metabolic EquvalenT. 1 MET is the energy consumed by the body at rest. For example sitting at home reading the paper would consume 1 MET while playing soccer consumes 7 METS. For a better understanding of how your activities corelates to Metabolic Equivalents please see this chart.
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