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    Wannabebig Member reisrocks's Avatar
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    Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis + graphs

    Before I started my journal I wanted to have some hard data. This is why yesterday I purchased a "Terraillon" scale with Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA).

    These are the results I read out this morning:

    Weight: 73.8 KG
    Skeletal Muscle Mass: 31.3 KG
    Bone Mass: 4.0 KG
    Body Fat: 12.9%
    Total Body Water: 60.6%
    Daily Calorie Reference: 3609
    Optimal Weight: 77.4 KG
    Optimal Calorie Reference: 3701

    I started 3 months ago, so probably put on more muscle faster than I ever will be able to, but I now have a number to focus on, 31.3 KG of muscle mass. I'm not too displeased by this number, but I look forward to seeing it go up. Next I'll measure how much I can lift, and I'll measure myself, and as time goes by I'll start graphing some of the data out in excel.

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    big on TONING dynamo's Avatar
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    Be careful with this stuff. You need to be ridiculously hydrated for it to be 'accurate'. Also don't get in the habit of needing a specific equipment before you start something or train something (where there's a will theres a way). Make due with what you have and work out around that.
    My journal
    400(335) Bench Press
    600(520x3 2xBW) Dead Lift
    500(495x1) ATG Squat
    Total: 1500(1350)
    365 Front Squat
    consistency and intensity.

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