The BODY COMPOSITION lab

3-D Body Scan

The 3D Body Scan gives us an array of information about your body including

Body Composition Test

The Body Composition test gives us more details about the inside of your body including fat, muscle and water.

Metabolic Test

This test gives us an accurate reading of how fast your engine is running.

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BODY COMPOSITION

What we find in a body composition test

Overview

Body composition testing determines how much of your body is and isn't fat. The non-fat part of your body is called lean tissue, which includes your muscle, water, bone and organs. Lean tissue is known as metabolically active tissue, the tissue that burns calories all day.

What is a skinny fat person?

The term 'skinny fat' describes a person who maintains a low body mass index (BMI) but who has high levels of body fat and low muscle mass - even though they appear slim in clothing.  'You may maintain the same weight, go slightly above, or even lower in weight but it's mainly fat, not muscle.

Essentially, the net result of losing muscle mass (and decreasing metabolic rate) and gaining fat mass due to maintaining the same caloric intake with a lower metabolic rate creates the skinny fat condition. Diet and exercise (or lack thereof) play key roles here.

A healthy balance between fat and muscle is vital for health and wellness. An array of evidence shows that maintaining a healthy body composition increases longevity and reduces the risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes etc, leading to an increase in energy levels whilst improving self-esteem.

How does body composition affect the body?

Body composition affects all other aspects of physical fitness. While the affects may be subtle, they can make a huge difference in your longevity and quality of life. Excessive body fat (above about 25% for men and 30% for women) has been strongly linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and stroke.

By measuring body composition, an individualized health plan can be created to best fit your goals and personal needs. Not only will it help you become healthier and have more self-esteem, but it can reduce the risk of deadly diseases and cancers. You will have more energy once the muscle to fat ratio is balanced.

Proper posture improves spine health

Sitting and standing with proper alignment improves blood flow, helps keep your nerves and blood vessels healthy, and supports your muscles, ligaments, and tendons. People who make a habit of using correct posture are less likely to experience related back and neck pain.

Health Benefits of Good Posture
Keeping your joints and bones in proper alignment. Ensuring muscles are being used effectively and efficiently. Helping to decrease abnormal wear and tear on joint surfaces. Decreasing stress on the spinal ligaments.

What are the long term effects of bad posture?

Constriction of the blood vessels and nerves can provoke back pain. Shoulder, neck and back pain are the most noticeable common effects of poor posture. A great deal of stress on upper body occurs while sitting in a slouched position not properly supported for an extended period of time.