Do you need to accurately measure fat thickness?

BodyMetrix provides multiple solutions for your practice.

  • Cross-sectional scans clearly show fat and muscle layers.
  • Provide clients with clear understanding of fat distribution.
  • Accurately measure body composition, shift focus away from the scale

Abdominal subcutaneous sensitive to diet and exercise.

Abdominal scans below show double layer for high %BF (29%) individuals compared to a single layer for low %BF (3%) elite athlete. Abdominal scans start near the belly button and extend to wihin a few inches of the hip bone.

Accurately Measure Body Composition

Body composition is calculated by measuring subcutaneous fat thickness at multiple sites. The number of sites depend on the formula and can range from an approximate single bicep measurement to as many as 9 sites.