What is Total Body Water?
Total Body Water = Intracellular Water (ICW) + Extracellular Water (ECW). Your blood makes up part of the total body water (TBW). Your overall weight can be 45-65% due to total body water, depending on age, gender, and fitness level. Your body water can be found not only in your blood, but also in your […]Read More
What is Basal Metabolic Rate?
Your basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the amount of calories you burn at rest. It is the baseline for the calories you need everyday in order for your body to operate and maintain daily functions. With increased lean body mass, your energy needs will increase as a result of higher BMR. If you don’t increase […]Read More
What is ‘Skinny’ Fat?
Skinny fat, also known as sarcopenia or sarcopenic obesity, is a condition in which there is a disproportionate loss of muscle mass and a corresponding increase in a person’s percentage of body fat. This is not uncommon during the process of aging and during unhealthy weight loss. It is associated with loss of strength and […]Read More
Excess Visceral Fat is Unhealthy
Visceral fat is the fat found in and around the organs in your body. Excess visceral fat is unhealthy. It can cause the production of hormones that can lead to the disruption of a bodily system called RAAS. It is the fat that predisposes us to a number of health conditions including but not limited […]Read More
Think ‘Fat Loss’ Not ‘Weight Loss’
A structured weight loss program monitored with a body composition analyzer is an invaluable tool during weight loss. The InBody 570 uses patented technology that relies on direct measurements and can perform segmental (limbs and trunk) measurements. It uses multiple frequencies of current to provide more accurate measurements – and does not rely on statistical data to […]Read More