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How does BodyMetrix compare to DEXA, Bodpod, BIA, & Calipers?

How does BodyMetrix stack up to the rest?

Studies have taken place using ultrasound to measure fat and muscle since the 50’s. In fact, ultrasound scanning to regulate the body composition in beef cattle has been commonplace for decades.

BodyMetrix uses the same underlying science to produce accurate tissue thickness measurements. Its the most accurate portable way to validate changes to body composition available on the market.

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Affordable sports science services for athletes and coaches

Affordable sports science services for athletes and coaches

We recognise that the cost of accessing fitness testing can be prohibitive for many athletes and coaches, so we have developed a comprehensive range of affordable portable laboratory testing services for athletes of every level.

Combining expert knowledge with the very latest technology, Cartwright Fitness is uniquely positioned to provide athletes and coaches with the specialist services needed to help them improve their performances.

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​Elevating Performance by Improving Mobility

​Elevating Performance by Improving Mobility

Whether you are training to become a successful athlete or trying to stay in shape and promote a healthy lifestyle, mobility is of the essence in elevating your performance and ensuring long-term health.

In fact, mobility training is crucial not only for increasing the range of motion when you exercise specific movements but is also essential for joints, muscle tissue, tendons and ligaments, in promoting their health and strength.

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Is BodyMetrix accurate?

Is BodyMetrix accurate?

To answer the question is Bodymetrix accurate we first need to look at the technology behind it. Ultrasound was first used to measure body composition in the 80’s, yet studies and validations have taken place since the 50’s. Measuring fat and muscle thickness is a useful tool to measure body composition but is Bodymetrix accurate? 

BodyMetrix uses fat and muscle thickness to increase accuracy. Several studies have compared the BodyMetrix to DEXA, BodPod, Hydrostatic and Bio-impedance methods.

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Why use a peak flow meter

Why use a peak flow meter

One of the uses for a peak flow meter is to measure if your asthma is under control. It measures the ‘openness’ of your upper airways. The small device measures air flowing out of the lungs as you blow into it as fast and as hard as possible.

A peak flow meter can reveal narrowing of the airways well in advance of a potential asthma attack. They are used by those with moderate to severe and persistent asthma.

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How to perform a basic home fitness test

How to perform a basic home fitness test

Finding out your level of fitness can often be difficult. Sometimes you may feel fitter. At times you may even improve an aspect of fitness such as how long it takes to run a particular distance.

Some gyms even offer VO2 tests on fitness equipment such as bikes or treadmills. This type of test is one of the most accurate tests of aerobic capacity.

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