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?
A recent study published in Obesity International reports that six years after their dramatic and well publicized weight loss on the TV show “The Biggest Loser,” most contestants had regained the pounds—and on top of that, their metabolic rate had slowed and they were burning fewer calories than before starting the show…
Pregnancy can be such an exciting time with so much to look forward to. But along with the joys of pregnancy come the difficult factors, including weight gain that seems unpredictable and unavoidable. The question then becomes, what can I be doing during my pregnancy to ensure that I am giving my baby exactly what they need? […]
Wearable technology coupled with numerous apps allow us to take charge of our lives as we seek augmented health and athleticism. But just how inaccurate are these little devices? Is there a way to make better use of our fitness trackers?