Bod Pod Body Composition Test

 

The Day of the Test

  • Do not eat for at least 2 hours prior to your test
  • Do not exercise prior to your test as elevated breathing and body temperature may interfere with your test results
  • Form-fitting or compression type clothes are required for the test, please bring them with you.  Acceptable clothes item examples are, compression shorts (without pads), a spandex type swimsuit, and/or sports bra
  • A swim cap will be required as well, which will be provided for the test
  • Remove all of your piercings, jewelry, bracelets, etc. they will throw off measurements from the machine if you are wearing them while inside

Test Procedure

  • Basic demographic information about yourself will be recorded (height, age, name, etc.)
  • Your mass will be measured by the scale
  • You will then sit in the Bod Pod where your volume will be measured.  This will be done for two rounds, on occasion a third round must be performed. Each round takes 45 seconds.  Nothing is required of you at this point except to sit still and breathe normally
  • Each complete test takes approximately five minutes if you arrive prepared to test

Review Your Results

Once you have completed the test, the results will show your results for:

  • Certified Body Weight
  •  Body Fat Percentage
  •  Total Lean Body Mass
  •  Resting Metabolic Rate
  •  Total Energy Expenditure

Complete this webform for a Bod Pod Body Composition Test

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