Lots of gyms and other fitness locations are using In Body systems to have people check and track body fat.  Ever read the instructions for these machines?  Here you go with their Do's and Don'ts:

  • Don't use if you have metal implants
  • Don't eat 3 hours before a test
  • Don't consume alcohol 24 hours before a test
  • Don't consume excess caffeine 24 hours before a test
  • Don't exercise 3 hours before a test
  • Don't shower before a test
  • Don't use lotion on hands or feet
  • Women - don't test during your menstrual cycle
  • Don't test if temperature isn't between 68-77 degrees
  • Don't wear metal or jewelry
  • Stand still and upright for at least 5 minutes before testing
  • If testing during cold weather, warm up for 20 minutes before testing
  • Always test under the same circumstances

Lots of external factors affect these machines.  Not so with Hydrostatic testing.  Here's our Do's and Don'ts:

  • Be okay with being fully submerged in water
  • Don't eat immediately before testing
  • Don't drink excessive amounts of carbonated beverages

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