Three reasons personal trainers need to monitor body composition

What you measure will improve!

Whether you’re the type of trainer that likes to show off the latest fitness tech or the type that trains clients mostly through calisthenics at the park, there’s no denying that every trainer needs at least few pieces of essential equipment in their arsenal.

From measuring a client’s body fat to timing their 40 yard dash, there are a number of tools that will make your job easier but also make the client’s experience and results better. Let's take a look at three reasons why personal trainers need to be monitoring their clients body composition.

Better understand your clients baseline so you know what they need to lose, gain, or maintain . . .

Body composition analysis is a method of describing what the body is made of, differentiating between fat, protein, minerals, and body water to give you a snapshot of your health. The important thing to remember is that two people of the same sex and body weight may look completely different from each other because they have a different body composition. Body composition describes the amount of fat, bone, water, and muscle in the body. Measuring body composition will tell you the unique makeup and help you identify areas to work on to improve overall health and wellness. The myBVI app measures body composition digitally, and we’re here to teach you the importance in today’s day and age to help users reach their health goals from the inside out.