BIA-(Whole Body Impedance Analysis)
Weight alone is not a clear indication of good health because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many pounds are lean-body mass. By simply standing on the InBody’s footplates and holding the handgrips, you can regularly monitor your body fat, muscle mass and muscular development so you can understand how your diet, lifestyle and exercise regimen are influencing your body composition. The InBody tells you what is working for you, so you can target and reach your wellness.
The InBody identifies the amount of fat in the body along with the appropriate recommended ranges. Body fat accumulation is the result of excess calorie intake. These calories are deposited as fat to preserve energy. Body fat can serve as a protective cushion and a certain amount of fat is considered vital. Too little fat inhibits the body’s natural immune response and normal hormone function. Fat insulates the body and can be metabolized to generate heat in response to low temperatures. It is the most concentrated source of caloric energy. However, too much body fat can lead to a high risk of disease.
It is important to monitor your body composition ratio. The BIA machine provides an easy and accurate analysis of body composition so one may identify the condition of the body. In addition the BIA will report the gains achieved by exercise and consumption of a balanced diet, which is essential in a healthy lifestyle.