After using the Bod Pod exclusively for the last 10+ years as our preferred method of Body Composition testing, it was time for a change. We've made the decision to move to a new method and technology. SECA provides an 8-point bio-electrical impedance analysis of your full body mass. As with the Bod Pod, it will give you readings on your total lean mass, fat mass, and resting metabolic rate (RMR). SECA also provides several key indicators that the Bod Pod does not. A more thorough analysis of your muscle mass is provided, and how it is distributed through your trunk and extremities. Total body water is measured, helping users to determine if they are adequately hydrated. Fat mass is also evaluated for the quantity of dangerous visceral fat present. A strong predictor of potential future disease states, including Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome. All in all, a more effective tool for measuring not just body composition, but over all health and wellness as well. Testings will be available beginning mid-March. ... See moreSee less
Jack MouginBy far a better Wellness tool. It also does a reading which can be used to measure general cellular health. Healthy cells will resist electrical current better than cells that have been weakened due to stress, disease, or a generally poor metabolic state.
Using Strategic Variation as a key concept in your exercise and fitness program is essential if you want to maximize results and minimize joint wear and tear. Simply put, the principle involves modifying or changing movement patterns to alter how forces move through various joints. Think of it as preventative maintenance for your body, much like rotating the tires on your car ;) ... See moreSee less
Nitric Oxide (NO) is a naturally occuring chemical compound directly related to Cardiac health. It promotes vasodilation and keeps blood vessels open and flowing smoothly. Given the right raw materials, your body can efficiently produce high levels of this all important substance. Don't over look the sexual health benefits as well ;)! Here's a list of foods that can help: ... See moreSee less
Worried about heart disease? Just say NO! One of the most important molecules for blood vessel health is nitric oxide (NO). It is a major vasodilator, keeping blood vessels open and flowing. Doctors have prescribed nitroglycerin for many years to patients with chronic chest pain (angina pectoris)....
We remind our clients often that the intensity of their training is far more important than how long they train. A brief, robust exercise stimulus prompts your body and metabolism to make significant changes for the better. New research is showing just how important this can be, particularly as it relates to aging ... See moreSee less