The Microlife BodyGem indirect calorimeter measures VO2 to determine RMR – Resting Metabolic Rate. The video is from Personal Trainer Jill Barghelame, who uses the BodyGem. http://mytrainerjill.com Click here to get more information on the Microlife BodyGem RMR tester.
Important Facts about Body Composition. It is important to know the body composition of an individual in order to be able to estimate the health condition. So not only one’s weight, but its quality needs defining, which means dividing the human body in two major components: – Lean body mass: bones, muscles, viscera, water, organs, … Read more Microlife BodyGem And MedGem Body Composition Facts
A BodyGem RMR* measurement will tell you how many calories you burn at rest, which can be 65-75% of your total daily calories. It’s all about the calories: managing your weight is dependent on being in control of the amount of food (calories) you eat each day. But how do you accurately determine how much … Read more BodyGem RMR Personalized Weight Management Program
Your Basal Metabolic Rate or BMR is the number of calories your body burns each day with no activity. Your total daily metabolism includes your BMR, and the additional calories burned by your lifestyle, such as work activity levels, exercising, digestion, and home activity levels. Understanding your unique metabolism and how to keep it revved-up … Read more Increasing Basal Metabolic Rate and Daily Metabolism
RMR and Nutrition Assessment: Why is it necessary to measure oxygen consumption? Most healthcare professionals recognize that resting metabolic rate is impacted by unique characteristics such as age, obesity, body composition (muscle versus fat), recent weight changes and medications. When assessing a client’s nutritional needs, knowledge of RMR is critically important for determining the patient’s … Read more RMR – Resting Metabolic Rate and Nutrition Assessment