All towards a Healthy Future for Gym Members… By: Kyle Davis
To provide knowledge of necessary tools to improve and lower gym members body fat percentage. As a result, improving and promoting a healthier lifestyle for all members.
Low body fat is linked with increased health benefits. More appealing physical features in both sexes. Decreased chances of heart diseases and issues. Lower risk of type 2 diabetes. Decreased risk of assortment of cancers.
Low fat is linked with a reduced risk of Sleep Apnea. Low body fat reduces risk of heart attacks. Reduces the risk of developing Osteoarthritis. Higher body percentage = Higher risk of back, knee, and hip joint problems. Wish I watched my body fat percentage…
Exercise regularly (2-5 times a week) Have a healthy diet containing all food groups. But most importantly… KNOW YOUR BODY FAT PERCENTAGE! To do so you can use the following items…
Purpose: Skin fold calipers are used in the measurement of skin fold thickness in certain areas. Fat Track GOLD Digital Body Fat Caliper. Includes Body Tape Measure to measure certain body part on top of evaluating sites.. Recommended by EAS, Max Muscle, and GNC and other various magazines.
Use: To check skin fold sites in both sexes to show if improvement in regards to lowering body fat is needed. Price: $25.00 Source: http://www.topendsports.com
Purpose: A measurement device specially designed to measure girth of any body part. Measures up to 152cm or 60 inches. Design ensures accurate measurements that can be implicated by ones self by simply wrapping around designated area of choice and reattaching at the base to achieve a accurate measurement.
Use: To keep track of ones body measurements and their progress towards losing body fat. Price: $10.00 Source: http://www.topendsports.com/resou rces/store-ebay.htm
Purpose: A body fat analyzer that helps monitor body fat instead of just weight and muscle. While holding in front of the users the device uses electrical currents to go thru fat and muscle to determine ones body fat percentage. Provides accurate and easy to read results so it can be easily used by anyone. Measures body fat percentage and in addition it measures ones body mass index (BMI)
Use: To keep track of members unwanted fat percentages rather than wanted muscle and other weight bearing areas. Price: $39.98 Source: http://www.vitalitymedical.com
Purpose: To measure ones weight while at the same time providing a accurate reading of ones body fat percentage. Equipped with state of the art bioelectrical impedance analysis, this device sends a electrical current through the users body while standing on it to evaluate their body fat percentage. Provides accurate results in seconds and can be used anywhere by anyone that has some experience with the device.
Use: To keep track of members progress in decreasing body fat while giving them a accurate weight reading. Price: $69.99 Source: http://www.meijer.com
Purpose: A downloadable program for Windows that monitors body fat percentage and keeps track strength and cardio exercises. Calculates BMI and BMR and can be used by more than one user at a time. Perfect for at home or for professional use. Gathers and evaluates blood pressure data, nutrient intake, workouts, and much more.
Use: To keep track of members workout/ health related habits while evaluating body fat at the same time. Price: $29.95 Source: http://www.linear-software.com
THERE NOT! Skin Fold Caliper = $25.00 Myotape Body Tape Measure = $10.00 Body Logic Body Fat Analyzer = $39.95 BluFire Body Fat Analyzer = $69.95 Body Tracker Pro = $29.95 Total = $174.85
Body Fat has many negative affects on ones health from joint problems to dangerous diseases such as cancer. With regular exercise, monitoring of food intake, and watching your body fat accumulation high body fat percentage can be avoided or maintained. With provided equipment and software, gym members can use devices to monitor their progress on losing weight and be encouraged to practice a healthier lifestyle.