Body Mass Index
What is BMI? Body Mass Index is a measure of height and weight. The NHS recommend scoring between 18.5 – 24.5 on the BMI scale. If you score any higher than this you have an increased risk of some of the biggest killers around including diabetes, obesity related conditions, heart disease and cancer.
You may be shocked once you see a digital photo of your posture. We will assess your posture from your front and side through digital photographs. Your posture is determined by the positioning of your spine and this also has an effect on what’s happening in your nervous system. The photos of your posture will be analysed against a perfect alignment and we will see where improvements can be made.
Core Strength and Flexibility
Your core is the secret to strength, so we need to test its flexibility. There are 8 different ways in which we test this. Due to the lifestyle choices we make, our bodies suffer from lack of movement throughout the day.
Your Percentage of Body Fat
This measurement shows us how much of your body is composed of fat. You may be slimmer than you used to be, but this doesn’t necessarily mean your body fat will be lower. Your body fat percentage can be a great way to determine how well we are ageing.
An interesting fact to bear in mind….
One pound of muscle burns 3 times as many calories is one pound of fat, yet takes up half the space on your body. This can give us a great indication of how WELL you are.