Accurate Body Fat Measuring

Accurate Body Fat Measuring at Fit Farm

There are so many ways to measure your body fat composition, but ever notice how one reading will differ from another? Which body fat measurement is accurate? What should you base your health and fitness levels on? Today, there is a method considered the golden standard that many health experts utilize for accurate body fat measuring that you can depend on. This method is known as hydrostatic testing.   What is Hydrostatic Testing? Hydrostatic testing, also known as hydrostatic underwater …

How Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) Affects Your Health

How RMR Affects Your Health

What Exactly is Resting Metabolic Rate and Why Should I Care? Let’s face it, there’s a lot involved in the science behind fitness, and it can be a bit overwhelming, especially for those who are just starting their journey. It’s intimidating when you are coming from the outside and you see acronyms like RMR, BMR, REE, etc. What does all of that mean and why is it important to know when I’m just starting? While we could get into the …

Fat camp is OUT. Weight Loss camp is IN.

Fat Camp is Out Weight Loss Camp is In

What is a Fat Farm or Fat Camp? Fat Farms for adults (also called Fat Camps) got their start in the early 1900s and are still in operation today as a get-fit-quick solution. Typically geared towards women, these camp-like destinations promise fast and drastic weight loss through diet and light calisthenics. The problem with the fat camp approach is that the big promise of quick weight loss relies heavily on an unhealthy reduction in the number of calories taken in …