What are you made of? Find out by completing a body composition assessment. Body Composition: A method of describing what the body is made of, including fat, protein, minerals and body water WHY TEST?Knowing your body composition is the first step towards improving it. Having a better body composition can aid you immensely in understanding your weight, improving your overall health, and generally living a fuller, happier life. By analyzing your body composition, you can keep track of your results over time. This is an easy method for auditing your training program. If your main goal is to improve body composition, then you SHOULD start to see results that show progress towards that. Body composition testing provides measurable and repeatable data that is tracked to ensure consistency. WHAT ARE YOU MADE OF?
Fat Mass: The stuff you want to get rid of Fat-Free Mass: All the mass in your body that is not attributed to fat Body Water: Your body is made up of mostly water (fat, muscle, blood and other bodily fluids) Protein: Protein contained in your body’s muscles Minerals: Primarily contained in two places (blood stream and inside bone) Fat: Your stored energy Dry Lean Mass: Combination of the weight attributed to protein and bone mineral Lean Body Mass: Combination of your Dry Lean Mass plus body water Skeletal Muscle Mass: The muscles that are connected to your bones and allow movement HOW THE TEST WORKS Bioelectric Impedance Analysis (BIA) works by sending a small electrical current into a person and measuring the opposition of that current (impedance) as it travels throughout the body’s water. Once impedance is measured, body composition is ascertained.
- Do not eat 2 hours before test
- Do not drink water 1 hour before test
- Stand upright for about 5 mins before testing
- Use the restroom
- Do not exercise
- Take the test at the same time each time For females: make sure it is at the same during each month and not during your menstrual cycle
OFFER Central Athlete is offering a Body Composition Test Promotion to CrossFit Central clients. $45 for 1 Body Comp $75 for 2 Body Comp’s *must be redeemed within 3 months of purchase SCHEDULETo schedule your first Body Composition Assessment text “CA Body Comp” to 512-672-6760