Pro Body Metrics uses ultrasound technology to accurately measure fat thickness and calculate body fat Percentage and weight distribution. Lean muscle mass and calorie information is also determined with this technology. A hand-held device is used at various sites of the body. We use the same professional-grade ultrasound technology used by professional sports teams, universities and ﬁtness trainers.
Your Analysis is a quick and non-invasive way to monitor body composition through ultrasound technology. A hand wand is aimed at speciﬁc sites to determine body fat percentage. No pinching, grabbing or fasting is necessary to administer our body fat test.
What an average female body looks like at various body fat percentages.
What an average male body looks like at various body fat percentages.
Risky (high body fat): Too much body fat can pose serious health risks. Ask your health care professional about how to safely modify your body composition.
Excess Fat: Indicates an excess accumulation of fat over time.
Moderately Lean: Fat level is acceptable for good health.
Lean: Lower body fat levels than many people. This range is excellent for health and longevity.
Ultra Lean: Fat levels sometimes found in elite athletes.
Risky (low body fat): Too little body fat can present health risks, especially for women. If in doubt, check with your health care professional.
Body Fat: A certain amount of fat is absolutely necessary for good health. Fat plays an important role in protecting internal organs, providing energy, and regulating hormones. For men, the minimal amount of "essential fat" is approximately 3-5%. For women, "essential fat" is approximately 12-15%. If too much fat accumulates over the years, health may be compromised.
Lean Mass: Lean mass is everything except the fat. It includes muscle, water, bone, and internal organs. Muscle is the "metabolic engine" of the body that burns calories (fat) and plays an important role in maintaining strength and energy. Healthy levels of lean mass contribute to physical fitness and may prevent conditions such as osteoporosis.