Covid-19 has led to an interesting problem for gyms across the nation – how do you retain customers when they are being encouraged to stay home? I found myself in the group of customers that had to figure out at-home workouts as I continued to accomplish my fitness goals. Many people around me have tried […]
*To learn safe testing protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit this blog post and this infographic.* Whether you’re a healthcare professional or a fitness trainer who conducts metabolic assessments with one of the KORR Medical Technologies systems, increasing revenues from this income stream can have a far-reaching impact to the overall profitability of your […]
With technology advancing, there are many ways that health and fitness biomarkers are being transferred completely into watches and apps. Does that mean VO2 Max will be next? Most devices are plugging information like age and gender into a standardized formula to estimate VO2 Max, but there are a few who are starting to incorporate […]
Is someone’s metabolic rate proportional to their weight? What about to their weight loss? According to this article published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, someone’s metabolic rate doesn’t remain proportional to their weight when accounting for major weight loss, even when attempts are made to preserve fat free mass. The study consisted […]
While adjusting to a new world of COVID-19, full of masks and 6-foot distance between neighbors, clients might need reassurance for metabolic testing. Download the infographic below to show them how metabolic testing with KORR equipment is still safe to do. Select your unit to download the appropriate infographic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a difficult time for everyone. We are all checking news outlets throughout the day trying to decipher what the future might hold for us as individuals, families and companies. Amid the chaos, we hear the message – “We can get through this together.” This creates a climate where it may […]
More than ½ of gym members indicate “weight loss” as a primary reason for joining. But studies show that exercise alone will not result in substantial weight loss. As the adage goes, “you can’t out run a bad diet.” So how are you managing the “diet” aspect of weight loss for your clients?
Calories burned after a workout is “excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC)”, sometimes called “after-burn.” It’s a popular topic in fitness, but what is the science behind it?