How accurate is InBody 270?

In our continual quest to provide value and the most holistic approach to your health and fitness journey, Windy City recently invested in the InBody 270; a top of the line body composition analyzer with a 98% accuracy rate. Check out the sample report below of what you get with each test.

Is the InBody scan accurate?

The InBody Scale has been found to be 98% as accurate as a DEXA (Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry) scan. One major benefit of the InBody Scale over a DEXA scan is that patients do not need to be subjected to any radiation.

How accurate is InBody 270? – Related Questions

Is 34 a good muscle mass?

A good lean muscle percentage range should be about 70% to 90% to be considered healthy. That means that your body fat percentage ranges from 10-30%. Athletes typically range in the 7-22% body fat. Men tend to be on the higher side with lean mass in 80-90% range and woman in the 70-85% range.

Does InBody underestimate body fat?

The InBody 770 and Bod Pod are valid methods for assessing body composition; however, both methods tend to produce underestimates of percent body fat compared to the DXA.

Is 76 a good InBody score?

As a guideline an average person who is reasonably balanced will generally score between 70-79 points. In this section the InBody 570 gives recommendations on muscle and fat control.

What is a good score for InBody scan?

Percent Body Fat (PBF): The InBody 570 can determine your body fat percentage. The American College of Sports Medicine suggests a PBF of 10-20% for men and 18-28% for women, is recommended for good health.

What is a good muscle score?

Muscle Score: This is how your Muscle score compares to that with people of a similar demographic (age, height, sex etc.). The scale is from 1-24, where 12 is the average so you want to be 12 or higher.

How do I read my InBody results?

InBody: Obesity Analysis

For BMI, anything between 20 and 25 is considered normal. 25 to 30 is considered overweight and anything over 30 is considered obese. For the percentage of body fat, I have found that most women typically fall between 30% and 35% in those. Men typically fall between 20% and 25%.

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Can I drink water before InBody test?

Ensure you drink 1-2 cups of water 2-3 hours before testing. TEST BEFORE WORKING OUT AND ON AN EMPTY STOMACH: Exercise may dehydrate you, affecting test results. Always test before you exercise. Testing on an empty stomach is optimal but not always convenient.

When should you not do an InBody scan?

Are there any types of people who should not be tested on the InBody? Women who are on their menstrual cycle will not get an accurate reading due to subtle changes in hydration and body water levels. Can pregnant women be tested? We do no recommend pregnant women be tested.

Does eating affect InBody?

Results: Bioimpedance increased significantly after the ingestion of food and fluid, although the changes were small. The electrolyte drink, high-fat and high-carbohydrate meals significantly increased the percentage body fat and fat mass.

How to cheat a body fat scan?

Eating meals before a test to improve your body fat percentage doesn’t just work with DEXA, but it works with bioelectrical impedance (BIA) too. Eating a meal before a BIA test can cause a decrease in impedance for up to 5 hours after the meal.

What should you not do before an InBody scan?

Preparing for your InBody Test

How many times should I do InBody?

We recommend testing every 2-4 weeks under the same conditions to accurately track your progress.

Who should not use InBody?

Warning: People who should NOT use the InBody 270 include…

Anyone who has an implantable electrical device such as Pacemaker, Defibrillator, Nerve Stimulator, or women within the first twelve weeks of pregnancy is recommended not to use the device.

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