How much does a Bod Pod cost?
At about $32,000 apiece, a Bod Pod is a significant investment, but one that elite fitness centers and businesses consider worth the price.
Which is more accurate Bod Pod or DEXA?
There are a number of different methods measure this information, with two methods being more widely accepted. However, when evaluating both methods, the Bod Pod and CompID Scan, DEXA technology is far superior due to its higher accuracy, more detailed and in-depth results, ability to assess bone health, and more.
How do I get a bod pod test?
Please call 801-585-7325 to schedule your test. Special clothing is necessary. Women need to bring a swimsuit or form fitting lycra shorts and a sports bra. Men need to bring a speedo or form fitting lycra shorts.
Where can I test my body fat?
Using at least three spots on your body – chest, abs and thigh are often used – pinch the skin, pulling the muscle away from the fat and measure the fold with the calipers. Always test on the same side. It is recommended to take the average of two measurements at each place.
Are Bod Pods accurate?
BOD POD testing is highly accurate in determining even slight changes in fat, lean body mass and your metabolism. It’s one of the best indicators for overall health, compared to the body mass index (BMI) measurement.
Is the BOD POD good?
Because the BOD POD® is highly accurate, it can detect even small changes in body fat and lean body mass (i.e., muscle, bones and organs). Body composition is one of the best indicators of overall health.
What is the difference between BOD POD and DEXA scan?
Results BOD POD BOD POD results consist of data pertaining to total body weight, density, fat and fat-free mass. DEXA DEXA scan results give a detailed snapshot of your body composition, including measurements on body fat percentage.
Can I drink water before Bod Pod?
Ensure you drink 1-2 cups of water 2-3 hours before testing. TEST BEFORE WORKING OUT AND ON AN EMPTY STOMACH: Exercise may dehydrate you, affecting test results.
What does bod pod stand for?
BOD POD: A method for determining the lean body mass. The BOD POD is a computerized, egg-shaped chamber. Using the same whole-body measurement principle as underwater weighing, the BOD POD measures a subject’s mass and volume, from which their whole-body density is determined.
Does body hair affect BOD POD?
Exposed body hair makes a difference in BOD POD measures of body volume. Exposed body hair resulted in a larger body volume by an average increase of 0.15 liters. Body mass and body volume are used to determine body density.