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Study Reveals How Long It Takes to Burn Off the UK’s Favourite Takeaways

JustEat reported a total of 65.3 million deliveries in the first quarter of 2020, highlighting just how many takeaways we are consuming. To combat this unhealthy habit, it has been argued that labelling foods with the physical activity needed to burn off calories...

DEXA Vs Bioelectrical Impedance Scales

By far the most common question I get asked by customers and others is about the Bio-electrical Impedance Scales.   You might know these scales in a couple of formats: either the home bathroom scales which will also tell you your body fat, sometimes a handheld...

Body Changes and Progress Measurement during Lockdown

Short on time? We cover the following topics - click the links to skip down Introduction How will these changes affect my hard-won gym progress? Goal: Muscle Gain Goal Body Recomposition / Fat Loss General Changes to expect in the body How should I measure Progress...

Why is Body Composition Important?

This post discusses why, if you haven’t already, you should change from using only your bathroom scales to measure your progress in the gym, to using Body Composition. For some it’s a morning ritual - get up, stand on the scales, then feel great, or worried, or...

About DEXA and Body Composition

  One of the key services which My Vital Metrics offers is the DEXA Scan. DEXA, (or sometimes just DXA), Dual-energy X-Ray Absorbiometry, is one of the gold standards in measuring body composition. In this article we will walk through the technology of DEXA by itself,...