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.

What is an InBody test?

What is the InBody Test? The InBody Test provides a comprehensive view of body composition balance. Body water, proteins, minerals, and body fat, which are the components of the human body, closely relate to the status of our health.

How much is an InBody test?

Member: $25 per scan, 5-Pack $100. Non-Member: $35 per scan, 5-Pack $150.

Is the InBody scan accurate? – Related Questions

Do you wear clothes for an InBody scan?

Whether you’re wearing gym attire, a dress or a business suit, your results will not be affected. You will not need to undress either. The only requirement is that you take your shoes and socks off to allow the InBody platform to appropriately send and receive the signal through your feet.

How much does the InBody 570 test cost?

$186/mo* For the professional looking for advanced analysis, the accurate and precise InBody 570 body composition analyzer provides standard outputs like Percent Body Fat, Skeletal Muscle Mass, and BMR, plus Total Body Water, Visceral Fat assessment, and other vital measurements.

How often should I do InBody?

InBody recommends testing every 2-4 weeks.

How many times should I do InBody?

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

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.

What can throw off an InBody scan?

Factors to consider when interpreting your InBody stats:
  • Exercise. Depending on whether you weigh in before or after working out, will have an influence on the results, especially the body fat % reading.
  • Body temperature.
  • Taking a shower or bath.
  • Eating.
  • Menstruation.
  • Weight.

Does drinking water affect InBody scan?

BIA calculates your body fat percentage based on water content levels in your body. If you are dehydrated (or overly hydrated) your body fat reading will be affected. Ensure you drink 1-2 cups of water 2-3 hours before testing.

What should you not do before an InBody scan?

Preparing for your InBody Test
  1. Do not eat for 3-4 hours before testing.
  2. Do not exercise for 6-12 hours before testing.
  3. Ensure access to both feet with removable footwear and socks.
  4. Do not drink caffeine on the day of your test and be well hydrated.
  5. Do not shower or sauna immediately prior to test.

How do you cheat an InBody 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.

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