Are protein bars good for fat loss?

By Diet, Muscle, Nutrition, Press

Protein bars are popular because they’re convenient, and they make it easy to get your protein fix without having to cook or even think about it.

But are they actually good for you? Are they good for fat loss? 

protein bars on the table

What’s inside protein bars?

Protein bars are often marketed as a healthy snack option for people who want to lose weight or maintain their weight because they contain fewer calories than regular candy bars or other sweet treats.

Most protein bars contain 150-400 calories and 10-20 grammes of protein per serving, though some contain closer to 30 grammes of protein per serving.

The protein source of the could be varies. Some of them could come from dairy products like yoghurt, whey, and milk; some of them could be mostly plant-based products like soybeans and nuts.

This convenient feature of high-protein foods has demonstrated why it has become a gym rat favourite, as it helps them save time while ensuring adequate protein intake per day.

A women is showing her fat loss result

Are protein bars good for fat loss?

Eating fewer calories than your body uses and needs in a day is the main key to fat loss.

Protein bars can be beneficial for fat loss when used properly as a meal replacement to reduce your calorie intake. One example of calorie reduction is replacing a 650-calorie burger set meal with a 200-calorie protein bar.

However, replacing only one of your meals throughout the day is generally recommended. Replacing more than one meal may result in an excessively low calorie diet, which may result in a weight loss rebound effect.

According to a study, people who follow a low-calorie diet may experience short-term weight loss benefits, but most of them regained fat mass, particularly in the visceral area. To prevent weight loss rebound and detrimental health effect, think twice before overly restricting your calories.

In addition, some of the protein bars contain a lot of sugar and use unhealthy sweeteners like high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), which has been linked to an increased risk of chronic diseases if consumed on a regular basis.

By reading the ingredient list carefully, you would be able to determine how the protein bars could fit into your fat loss diet.

A man is eating protein bars after a workout

Are protein bars the best source of protein?

Protein bars aren’t the only way to increase your protein intake. To meet your protein needs and promote a healthy lifestyle, it is a good idea to include whole foods that are high in protein in your meals and snacks.

Natural food with high protein source


World Health Organization (WHO) establishes 0.83 g of protein per kg of body weight per day as the Safe Level of Protein (SLP), which is expected to meet the protein needs of 97.5 percent of the world’s healthy adult population.

Protein requirement for each population

However, protein requirements may be higher for pregnant women, body builders, and the elderly. You may consult a physician and a clinical dietitian to learn more about how much protein you need based on your current health.

Check your improvement over time

However, it is still preferable to monitor your body fat and muscle changes on a regular basis to determine whether your current diet and lifestyle are effective enough. You can use the map we created with our incredible partners to find the nearest InBody location and check your body health improvement on a regular basis.

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Disabilities: Why body composition monitoring is important?

By BIA, Body Composition, Case Studies, Press

This webpage content is intended for Healthcare Professionals only, not for general public.

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated on December 3rd, with one of the goals being to promote support for the well-being of people with disabilities.

A body composition test is an important part of monitoring people with disabilities’ health and well-being. Due to the distinct health issues that many people with disabilities face, such as limb paralysis and restricted mobility. A consistent measurement of body composition changes such as lean mass, body fat, and body water is also critical for their health.

Caring people with disabilities' health is important

Why body composition of people with disabilities should be monitored consistently?

In comparison to the general population, people with disabilities often have lower levels of health awareness and have more difficulty managing their health.

According to a study, the prevalence of obesity among young people with intellectual disabilities (ID) was nearly twice as high as the general population.

People with ID are more prone to obesity, which can lead to a variety of metabolic, pulmonary, and cardiovascular diseases. This emphasises the significance of regular body composition tests for their health awareness and caregiver attention.

Some stroke survivors experience disabilities often have unhealthy lifestyle which is the main cause of stroke development. Body composition tests that raise their awareness is necessary for their post-stroke lifestyle modifications and ongoing well-being in the future.

Challenges in monitoring body composition for people with disabilities

Raising health awareness among people with mental and developmental disabilities may be challenging if complex explanations are made. Meanwhile, you may find it difficult to effectively communicate with patients using the complex results from sophisticated machines.

Particularly, it can be challenging to predict the total caloric need of people with disabilities because it may not be determined in the same manner as the general population. Understanding body composition readings like Fat-Free Mass is crucial to helping you determine a patient’s daily calorie requirements. This would make it easier to develop more personalized fat loss program that work for people with disabilities.

On the other hand, most body composition measurements using BIA devices are taken in standing posture. You’re likely worried that not all people with disabilities will find it convenient to stand for a few minute measurements. Meanwhile, some people with disabilities may have had limbs amputated, making it more difficult to monitor their body composition. Therefore, it can be challenging to find a body composition analyzer that can be perform accurately with different measurement postures and available for amputees.

Rapport Kamiooka measuring their patient body composition with InBody S10

Please consult your healthcare professional for the interpretation of result and diagnosis.

How InBody support the people with disabilities in Yokohama City, Japan ?

Yokohoma City’s Rapport Kamiooka provides a “health promotion programme” with the assistance of a qualified medical staff for people with disabilities. They had demonstrated the effectiveness of InBody S10 in their program.

InBody S10 had been used for subjects with physical disabilities as it can measure body composition in standing, seated, and lying positions. They used InBody S10 for people who are unable to hold the hand electrode due to arm paralysis or who are unable to maintain a standing position due to leg problems.

Planning a diet for a disabled person who has conditions like high blood pressure and diabetes is challenging. They discovered that InBody offers some helpful readings in calorie intake calculation, which is crucial in ensuring the disabled person consumes the required nutrients. Therefore, they frequently use the reading of body weight and InBody’s basal metabolic rate, and adjust the amount of diet by keeping an eye on disabled persons’ muscle and fat mass.

Rapport Kamiooka consulting their patient body composition with InBody result sheet printed

With the printed test results, the physician could communicate with patients who have severe intellectual disabilities (ID) more effectively. Meanwhile, the team’s physical instructor has noticed that people with ID primarily move their lower bodies through walks and do not consciously train their upper bodies. This reflects the fact that their upper bodies and trunks typically have less muscle mass in InBody result sheet. With this discovery, he intentionally adds upper body exercise to each patient’s training.

A delightful results is observed after 3 months of this programs. A total of 110 people with physical, intellectual, and mental disabilities had found with positive body composition changes. Their overall muscle mass was maintained, while the Body Weight, Body Fat Mass, and Percent Body Fat decreased by an average of 1.3kg, 1.4kg, and 1.2% respectively.

In summary, regular body composition tests are crucially important for people with disabilities. The changes in their body composition are strongly related to their well-being and the effectiveness of the care they receive. A quick and accurate body composition measurement of different postures could revolutionise the way health care professionals provide medical check up and give disabled people the chance to learn more about their own health.

As you know, InBody has been striving to develop a body composition analyzer that can be used by everyone—even people with disabilities! There’s a new version of body water analyzer, BWA 2.0 is able to provide the cell’s function evaluation by measuring the cell’s integrity and structure with enhanced body water measurement accuracy. This could provide you the insight of which patients with disability may requires extra medical attention based on their body composition results.

Click here to learn more.

BWA 2.0 Innovative Body Water Analyser


Justina as Pharmacists holding InBody result sheet

How InBody helped Well Pharmacy serve their community better?

By Pharmacy, Press

Well Pharmacy aimed to become the most trusted local pharmacy in the heart of each community they served. It’s inspiring to know that they were always looking for ways to better serve their walk-in customers in the community in order to achieve their goal.

Delightfully, Well Pharmacy chose InBody, a body composition analyzer that can help them identify further health conditions of their walk-in customers in a more accurate and timely manner.

Well Pharmacy Bukit Indah signboard

Justina is a pharmacist and co-founder of Well Pharmacy. Justina is always willing to help her customers by using the information from health screenings to review their unhealthy lifestyles because she is concerned that many of her clients do not understand the significance of health and wellness.

Following the introduction of InBody in Well Pharmacy, the printed result sheets effectively provide body composition information for better interaction between Justina and her customers. According to Justina, it is a useful tool for raising customer health awareness and facilitating better customer engagement.

Justina as Pharmacists holding InBody result sheet

Checking the underlying health risk for pharmacy customers

Justina has a unique story that highlights the accurate and surprising results from InBody tests. One of Justina’s customers’ 18-year-old daughter tried out InBody tests. The results of the tests revealed that she had a Visceral Fat Level greater than 10. This is a shocking result because a teenager has a low chance of having high visceral fat, not to mention that she appears to be very skinny.

Justina assisted her in performing a blood test after interpreting the InBody results. She discovered that this teenage girl has blood sugar levels that are higher than normal. This shocked her parents, who began to realise their daughter had a truly unhealthy diet and lifestyle. This discovery was a huge eye opener for the teenage girl and she was motivated to start exercising more regularly. 

How is visceral fat related to diabetes?

Regardless of age or gender, the InBody result sheets revealed the body’s health risk. This aided Justina in identifying high-risk individuals who should be monitored. Justina stated that this allows her to provide personalised planning for her customers and advise them on what to do next with her pharmacy’s products and services.

Pharmacist showing customers the InBody machine

Raising health awareness with pharmacy health screening

Meanwhile, InBody tests increased Well Pharmacy customers’ willingness to perform more frequent health checks. Many customers visit the pharmacy more frequently to do the InBody tests every month to assess their muscle and fat changes. For the first tests, they are mostly being made aware of their health. They began to be impressed with the body composition changes detected in InBody tests within a month. This encouraged them to maintain a healthy lifestyle and to return to the pharmacy for regular InBody tests and pharmacists’ consultations.

Pharmacist explaining the InBody result sheet

Expanding the pharmacy’s presence in the neighbourhood

InBody also increased and improved the pharmacy’s presence in the community. Justina learned that some walk-in customers were recommended by the fitness trainer at the nearby gym. Customers were advised to take a test in the pharmacy to better understand how the programme is progressing. This also allows pharmacists to make better decisions about which supplements are appropriate for walk-in sports enthusiasts based on the InBody results sheets.

The pharmacy staffs and pharmacists recognized InBody as a great opportunity to share valuable health information that would enhance people’s lives. This fit in well with Well Pharmacy’s mission to put their customers’ wellbeing at the forefront of everything they do. InBody is proud to be one of their essential tools for advancing the goal of improving people’s well-being in pharmacy.   

InBody in Pharmacy Health Screening

Pharmacy Health Screening: How Does BIA Device Improve Walk-In Engagement?

By Pharmacy, Press

Previously, the pharmacy sold simple drugs, nutritional supplements, and health related products, but now the pharmacy has the capacity of a mini-health screening center that provides medical check up services.

Pharmacy health screening gives walk-in customers a chance to get information about their health that they may not have otherwise known about.

But if you’re a pharmacist, how can you ensure that these walk-ins can engage further after receiving your health screening services?  

Pharmacist engage with customers

Why is pharmacy health screening a great way to engage with your customers?

It’s easy to assume that if someone is walking into your store, they want something from you. But wouldn’t it be great if they wanted to take part in one of your health screenings and learn more about how your pharmacy might able to help them track their health goals’ progress?

Health screenings give pharmacy staffs an opportunity to get information about the customers health and their families. This further conversation generated in this high-quality health screening may lead to more people knowing about the pharmacy presence in this community.

Pharmacists can assist them in making informed decisions about their health based on this info. This is where BIA devices comes in.

Pharmacy Health Screening

Why BIA device plays a main role in health screening?

A BIA device is a tool that will help you monitor your health, but it’s not just for gym rats.

If customers are looking to improve their diet or lose fat, pharmacies are the perfect place to engage these walk-in customers with body composition test using BIA device.

BIA device can be used as part of a health screening program that measure their body fat percentage, muscle mass, bone density and water content.

The results of BIA device tests can helps you to give better awareness about their current health risks and what should they do next with product and services in your pharmacy.

By offering test using BIA device at your pharmacy, you’ll be able to create an environment where people feel safe going in for screenings without being pressured into buying supplements or vitamins from your store.

Pharmacy staff could engages with customers by asking questions about their lives and their families in order to learn more about what matters most to them. This allows the pharmacy to offer products and services that meet those needs more effectively than ever before.

Furthermore, customers may feel as if they are making an informed decision about their health and well-being, which will lead them back again when they are ready for another check up!

InBody in Pharmacy Health Screening

Here are some reasons why InBody provides your customers better experience:


  1. It is non-invasive and can be performed safely on children, elderly and pregnant women.
  2. It is easy to use for both the customers and the pharmacy staffs.
  3. It provides information to clients in printed result sheets in 15 seconds and sends the information to your customers’ mobile apps swiftly. 

Moreover, the InBody tests could be an essential part of any pharmacy or pharmacy chain that wants to increase customer engagement and loyalty.  By reminding clients about how frequently the test is required for them, they would be more encouraged to visit the pharmacy again to evaluate their progress.

With the updated LookinBody Web connected with InBody device, it is designed to make it easy to maintain detailed records of your clients. You can integrate all your client information from multiple branches, and your customers & staff can check and update their data anywhere.

Applying InBody test as a customer engagement tool will help your pharmacy stand out above the competition by providing customers with a service they want and need.

Contact us so you can learn more about the InBody device and how it can benefit your pharmacy business!

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How often should you test body composition?

By BIA, Blog, Body Composition, Fat mass, Nutrition, Press

When it comes to weight loss, most people often use a weighing scale to track their progress. However, for better progress tracking, you need to test body composition rather than just weight loss monitoring.

Let’s say you’ve just started a new workout routine recently. Every morning, you eagerly weigh yourself to monitor your progress. Unfortunately, the static number shown on the scale could be truly upsetting.

An upset man is holding a weighing scale.

Without a doubt, weight measurements are used frequently in to track weigh loss. However, even though the number on the scale has remained the same, you might not be aware that your body has undergone some changes.

The scale counts everything, including your bones, muscles, organs, fat, and every sip of water and food you consume. In other words, weighing scales cannot differentiate what you’re gaining (which might just be water) or losing (which might be muscle).

Here’s where the body composition measurement comes in. Simply put, your body’s composition is the sum of its amounts of fat, muscle, bone, and water. Body composition analysis determines your body’s proportions of fat mass and lean mass by looking beyond your weight and the traditional Body Mass Index (BMI).

InBody used in body composition test

How to test your body composition?

There are many ways to test your body compositionSome are quick and simple but only offer basic information. Some tests need to be administered by a qualified technician and are time-consuming and expensive.

InBody devices measure your body composition using a technique known as Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA), which divides your weight into different components such as lean body mass and fat mass to assess health and nutrition.

InBody body composition test for company employees

How often should you test the body composition?

When deciding how often to test your body composition, take into account your goal, timeframe, and whether you are currently following to a new wellness or dietary program. If you are actively involved in a wellness or fitness program, you may notice changes within 3-4 weeks.

A study observed body fat mass reductions of up to 2.5kg for 48 obese adults under a 2-week nutrition program with nutrition drink supplementation in conjunction with body composition monitoring using InBody.

Therefore, if you’re actively engaging in a new lifestyle change, it’s recommended that you take the InBody test every two weeks. Dedicated effort and precisely measured results can often inspire you to persevere to reach your fitness goal. If your fitness goal timeframe is longer, you may consider taking the test less frequently.

Meanwhile, it is recommended that you only use one measurement method and same machine for your body composition test on your fitness journey. You might be able to obtain the results more precisely in this mannerThis is because various types of body composition test machines may use varied measurement techniques.

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Set your goal using the InBody test now!

It’s important to know how long it will take your body to make the desired changes after beginning a new fitness and nutrition plan. The InBody test could be an effective way to keep track of changes in your body composition. With the right information, you can set realistic goals for your muscle gain and fat loss that can be accomplished in a reasonable amount of time.

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Does horror movies help you to lose body fat?

Does horror movies help you to lose body fat?

By Press

It’s Halloween, and everyone is having a good time at their parties, gatherings, and, of course, movie night. Horror movies are typically the best option for a frightful night with your pals. When you’re still feeling guilty about the junk food you ate at the party, your buddies just remind you that it’s okay. He had heard that studies had already shown that watching horror movies can help in burning calories and lose body fat, which will eventually burn off the junk food you ate.

Why watching horror movies can lose body fat?

Horror movie to lose body fatLet us go back to the research that your friend mentioned before. Indeed, there is a study that went viral, informing the public that watching horror movies increases calorie consumption and, even better, lowers the risk of obesity.

The study also discovered that movie jump scares are the best calorie-burners since they elevate heart rates. But, as much as we hate to break it to you, there are some things you should be aware of.

The evidence in this study is insufficient because it was conducted on a relatively small sample size (only 10 persons) and the research has not yet been peer-reviewed. In other words, the study’s findings weren’t taken seriously.

Do you burn calories from watching horror movie? 

The terrifying scenes in horror films may elevate your heart rate and cause you to burn slightly more calories than if you sat quietly. The calories burn also greatly depends on your own metabolism and body composition.

However, it cannot compensate for the amount of the calories you took from caramel glazed popcorn, boxes of pizza, and a large cup of sweetened cola. 

Is there any alternative for a sweet tooth to lose body fat?

It wasn’t a bad idea to snack because it can supplement your diet with extra vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. What matters most is your food choice. Instead of eating high-calorie foods, some healthy snacking options such as nuts, yoghurt, kale chips and fruits are recommended.

Here are some useful tips to help us build a snacking habit that is beneficial to lose body fat while watching your favorite horror movie.

Snack to lose body fat

Indulgence once in a blue moon is totally alright to enjoy with your buddies. This is due to the fact that fat is never gained overnight, as it takes time to shed.

Nevertheless, in order to ensure that your attempts to lose fat won’t be in vain, you still need to be mindful about the your food portion and choice.

However, it is still better to check your body fat on a regular basis to allow you to understand whether your current diet is sustainable and effective enough to reduce body fat percentage.

You can use the map we made with our incredible partners to find the nearest InBody location and routinely check your body fat there.

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Losing visceral fat is important for diabetics

Lose visceral fat – Why is losing visceral fat important for diabetics?

By Blog, Diabetes, Fat mass, Press

It’s World Diabetes Day on November 14. Speaking of diabetes, people frequently assume that the only treatment for diabetics is medication. It is frequently overlooked how important it is for diabetics to adopt a lifestyle dedicated to lose visceral fat to improve blood glucose control.

Only overweight individuals develop diabetes?

Diabetes patients who are normal weight or underweight should also be given attention when it comes to losing body fat, rather than just diabetics who are obese.

According to a research article published, the researchers discovered that the visceral fat cell sizes of lean diabetics were larger, which is related to the development of diabetes.

What is visceral fat?

There are two types of body fat in our body – subcutaneous fat and visceral fat. Subcutaneous fat is what you feel when you poke your stomach because it is soft and close to the skin. However, visceral fat cannot be felt because it surrounds your organs beneath your abdominal wall.

Visceral fat, commonly known as belly fat, is extremely dangerous in large amounts and has been linked to a number of health complications, including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, high blood pressure, and others.

How is visceral fat related to diabetes?

Having a lot of visceral fat is associated to insulin resistance. According to the findings, visceral fat secretes retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP4), which has been shown to cause insulin resistance.

Insulin resistance occurs when your body cells in the muscles, fat, and liver do not respond well to insulin in order to absorb glucose from the blood. The pancreas continues to produce insulin in an attempt to get cells to respond.

When the pancreas eventually can’t keep up, blood sugar levels keep rising, which can cause type 2 diabetes and glucose intolerance. 

How can you check if you have a lot of visceral fat?

 Here are three options:

  1. Waist measurement

Checking your waist circumference is a convenient tool that can be done by using cutoff points for Asians (90 cm for men and 80 cm for women). However, measuring with a tape measure along the fat loss progress may not be consistent and may underestimate your visceral fat loss.

  1. Computed tomography (CT) scan

A computed tomography (CT) scan allows for the accurate analysis of subcutaneous and visceral fat separately. However, this requires access to a facility that has a unit, and a test can be costly. On top of that, you might need to be exposed to radiation.

  1. Professional Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA)

A medical BIA test is an excellent alternative to a CT scan. This test calculate your body fat percentage, which includes visceral fat, by measuring the resistance of an electric current as it moves through your body. 

This method would allow you to understand your visceral fat in a noninvasive, low-cost, and radiation-free manner. An InBody test, one of the professional BIA tests, can help you understand your visceral fat and take the first step toward changing your lifestyle for the better.

Want to know how to check visceral fat on the InBody result sheet?

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How to lose visceral fat as a diabetics?

According to the study, a combination of diet and exercise can result in a 12.8% reduction in visceral fat and a 16% decrease in fasting glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes. It also matters what kind of exercise is most effective to lose visceral fat and improve diabetes control.

Furthermore, take your medication as prescribed by your doctor and monitor your blood glucose levels and visceral fat on a regular basis. If you learn that reducing visceral fat is beneficial to your blood glucose condition as a diabetic, this may keep you motivated to lead a healthier life.

Can tea help with fat loss?

Can tea help with fat-burning?

By Press

Tea is a beverage that has been enjoyed for centuries in various countries and cultures around the world. This flavorful beverage had been promoted for its various health benefits, including its fat-burning effect. 

Can tea help with fat loss?

Is this a myth or a real magical remedy that can help us lose fat? 

This exciting fat-burning effects had been shown through a research to occur in humans. In this study, 30 Taiwaneses showed fat loss of 0.82 kg after 6 weeks of drinking catechin-rich green tea with inulin. Surprisingly, the fat mass loss sustained even they stopped the consumption for two weeks.

What is the mysterious health effect ingredient in your tea cup? 

Tea’s main health-promoting substance are polyphenols, specifically catechins and epicatechins. According to laboratory and animal studies, these molecules have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. These health benefits could even protect you from increased risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease according to the large group studies conducted by Harvard University.

How tea helps in fat-burning? 

So, what exactly is fat-burning? Does it mean to literally burn your fat cells with fire? That appears to be quite intimidating. Instead, fat-burning refers to the process of breaking down your body fat in order to use the energy released by your fat cells. 


At this point, the tea’s caffeine kicks in. Your evening tea can actually stimulate lipolysis, or fat-burning. The caffeine in the tea could favors the breakdown of the fat cells in our bodies, which can then be used as energy. 

Meanwhile, the process to burn the fat requires energy too and the process of this burning effect are known as metabolism. This metabolism could be in a higher or lower rate depending on our diet, genes and body composition. The caffeine in our cup of tea and it may signal to our body to burn more calories. 

In fact, studies have demonstrated that this metabolism-stimulating effect occurs in people. In this study, caffeine in green tea stimulates metabolism to burn fat with 150 mg caffeine/600 mg catechins , or roughly 3 cups of tea, in a dose-dependent manner. 

Does the tea in my “boba” have a similar fat-burning effect? 

The majority of boba teas contain green tea or other types of tea extract, but they also commonly contain excessive amounts of sweetener syrup and creamer, which could negate the health benefits of the tea.  

Positive energy balance—the state in which we consume more calories than we need—is the key factor in why we gain body fat. The extra calories consequently will be stored as body fat in our bodies rather than being used as daily energy. 

When we drink boba tea, the high calorie beverage with a high sugar level contributes to a positive calorie energy balance, which outweighs the potential health effects of tea. 

A cup of oolong tea has a few calories on its own, but the alarmingly high sugar content of “boba” could certainly negate the tea’s ability to boost metabolism. 

To get the desired health benefits, how many cups of tea should I consume? 

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends a daily caffeine intake of up to 400 mg for healthy adults in order to be considered safe for consumption. However, it is advised that women who are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or who are nursing should keep their daily caffeine intake to under 200 mg. This is a safe dosage that won’t harm the growing baby or the developing foetus in any way. Moreover, 100 mg of caffeine per day is the safest dose for teenagers between the ages of 12 and 18.

As the advantages of drinking tea are now clear to you. So remember to have 2-3 cup of green tea the following morning if you want to reduce your body fat, and perhaps even improve tomorrow’s gym session. 

How does InBody 970 assess if I’m burning body fat effectively?

It’s fascinating to learn and understand how consuming tea might aid in fat-burning. However, in order to comprehend how much fat is effectively lowered by consuming tea, you need an exact assessment to determine how much fat has been lost. The InBody device is one of the most effective body fat assessment tools for precisely understanding your fat loss.

Based on global InBody Big Data, InBody 970 compares your body fat loss evaluation by age. With this comprehensive analysis, you will be able to compare your fat loss effectiveness to that of younger adults and people your age. This high-end InBody 970 with 3MHz technology also ensures measurement stability, which is beneficial in obtaining sensitive changes in your body fat. Understanding your fat loss on with InBody accurately is critical to helping you stay motivated in your fat loss journey. Get your body fat checked today by visiting the nearest InBody970 location listed in the link below!

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Does Weightlifting Causes Women To “Look Bulky” ?

By Press

Many women believe that resistance exercise causes weight gain and a “bulky appearance.” Yes, strength training can lead to weight gain. You can almost certainly count on that. That is, nevertheless, totally acceptable. If the gains you’re seeing are in Lean Body Mass, your weight may stay the same or even rise, but you’ll appear more lean and toned.

Muscle is denser than fat, meaning it takes up less space on your body. By losing fat and gaining muscle, you can stay the same weight–or even gain some–but actually, be slimmer than you were before. Think of weight training as an investment that pays serious dividends down the road. The more muscle you have, the more visceral fat in your body can burn over time.

“Healthy” is not a number on the scale—it’s how you look and feel. So don’t think in terms of what you want to lose and focus more on what you want to gain, both physically and emotionally. Etch this thought deep into your brain: as long as you’re noticing positive changes in how you look and feel, that arbitrary number on the scale doesn’t make a bit of difference. In fact, the number on the scale is likely to lead you astray.

The first step toward achieving a healthy level of lean body mass is to do a body composition analysis to determine how much you have. Click here to read more about the various types of BIA devices that analyse body composition.

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