Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Tanita Body Scale
Okay, I wanted to post the Tanita Body Composition Analyzer results. These are from my two weigh-ins from the beginning of the Biggest Loser contest.
Body Type: Standard (I wonder who isn't standard?)
Gender: Female (I hope you knew that already)
Height: 5 ft 0 inches (It's okay, I like my men short too)
Weight: 263.0 lbs
BMR: 8047 kj
Fat Mass: 125.2 lbs
FFM: 137.8 lbs
TBW: 100.8 lbs
Fat Mass: 36.6-67.81 lb
Height: 5 ft 0 inches
Weight: 252.4 lbs
BMR: 7853 kj
Fat Mass: 119.6 lbs
FFM: 132.8 lbs
TBW: 97.2 lbs
Fat Mass: 35.2-65.4 lb
Alright, now for the guide to WHAT THE HECK DOES THAT STAND FOR?
Fat% - The percentage of total body weight that is fat.
BMI - Body Mass Index...Desirable range is 18.5-24.9
Impedance - reflects body's inherent resistance to an electrical current.
Fat Mass - Total weight of fat mass in the body
FFM - Fat free mass is comprised of muscle, bone, tissue, water and all other fat free mass in the body.
TBW - Total Boday water is the amount of water retained by the body.