FAQ - DEXA

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How long does the scan take?

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A DEXA scan takes less than 10 minutes. We take an additional 15 minutes to discuss your results with you.

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How often should I get a DEXA scan?

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If you are setting big goals, incorporating changes to your diet or exercise routine, we recommend one scan every month or two to track your progress, ensure you are doing what YOUR body needs to reach your goals. If you are making smaller changes to your lifestyle, we recommend having a scan done very 3-4 months.

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What should I wear for my DEXA scan?

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It is best to come in workout wear or sweats and a t-shirt. Avoid wearing clothes with zippers or metal buttons. Remove jewelry.

Q:

Are there any risks associated with having a DEXA scan?

A:

No, there are no risks associated with having a DEXA scan done.

FAQ - RMR

Q:

How long does an RMT test take?

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An RMR test takes approximately 10 minutes to complete, followed by a 20 minute consultation to discuss your results and answer any questions that you have.

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How do I prepare for my RMR test?

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The better prepared you are the more accurate your results, we want to provide you with the highest quality analysis. No food, alcohol, caffeine or tobacco a minimum of five hours before your test. In addition, no exercise 12hours prior.

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Why get an RMR test?

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RMR is a key tool for weight monitoring. There are many formulas that exist that one can use to estimate your daily caloric needs, however these formulas are not person specific, often being off the mark by more than 10%. That error rate could equal to pounds gained for someone trying to control their weight. Having an RMR test will gave you precise results and let you know exactly how many calories you to need to consume to reach your goal, whether that goal is maintenance, weight loss or weight gain.

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How often should I get an RMR test?

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If you are making changes to your fitness routine or diet, you should get an RMR test done once a month. As our bodies change, if we lose weight or gain lean muscle mass our caloric needs change. Changes in weight or lean muscle mass equals changes to your metabolism.

FAQ - Fit 3D

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How long does a Fit3D test take?

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Quick and simple; simply stand on a platform, grab the handles, stay still for 40 seconds, the machine does the rest! Fit3D takes a complete 360, 3D body scan, taking exact measurements.

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What does the Fit3D measure?

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Fit3D takes over 200 measurements of your body, including circumference, heights, lengths, widths, volumes and surface areas.

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How do I prepare for my Fit3D test?

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Wear very tight fitting clothing, to ensure the most accurate results, such as sports bra, bike shorts, tights or bathing suit.