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Old 07-26-2013, 09:10 PM   #1331
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So, here are the scans of my scans, in case anyone is interested.

I find it interesting that the Bod Pod recommends I intake 3,900 calories per day to maintain what I have. I find that to be SUPER high, and I'm fairly certain I was under that level and still gained fat.



I also find it interesting that there is a correction factor for age on both the DEXA and BodPod, and I wonder how that affects the results.



This one is the most interesting to me, because it shows that I carry far more fat on the left side of my body than the right. There is the fitness axiom that you cannot spot reduce fat, and that's true. However, some studies have shown EXTREMELY TINY localization of fat mobilization (on the order of thousandths of a gram of fat burned at the site). So, it makes me wonder if, over time, that really adds up, so that I've just, over the years, accumulated more fat on the left side of my body because it is gradually preferentially burned on the right side, due to the higher activity (kicking a soccer ball, picking up groceries, etc.). It certainly isn't due to lifting more weight with one side of my body (I always start with the left side when doing single leg or arm exercises just to keep things in balance).

You can also see that my left leg is physically bigger than my right, which makes sense, as stabilizing the body and planting the left leg to kick the ball with the right takes more strength. My left arm doesn't do the same job, though, and is .3 lbs smaller in lean mass than my right.

Also, I AM THE ONE PERCENT. lulz



All told, they were cool experiences, but I don't think I'll ever pay for a DEXA scan again. The BodPod seems sufficient.
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