Body composition scales

Body composition scales

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A healthy body not only concerns your weight, but in fact depends on several other factors. How can you measure these? With a body composition scale. This scale measures more than just weight. It is important to have a good balance between the different health factors. For example, body analysis scales allow you to measure the balance between the water, muscle and fat levels in your body, giving you a better idea of your overall health. Can you use some extra motivation while losing weight and/or getting fitter, or would you like to work on your healthy habits? Then a body composition scale from TANITA will help you with that.

Functions body composition scale

A body composition scale measures much more than just weight. This way, the balance between different health factors is monitored and so you know exactly what you need to focus on to achieve your health goal. Benefit from Japanese technology with new health insights and extremely accurate measurements

What particular health values can be measured with a body composition scale?

Body fat percentage: A healthy fat percentage is important for your body. For example, it is unhealthy to have either a fat percentage that is too high or too low. Body fat has multiple functions, including protecting organs and retaining body heat. Therefore, a fat percentage that is too low can be detrimental to your immunity. On the other hand, a fat percentage that is too high can actually cause health problems, such as diabetes or obesity. With the help of our body composition scale, you can easily keep track of this. 

Body Water: Your body needs water to function properly. Some days your body retains more water than others. A normal scale would show a higher weight, which is demotivating, while in reality, this is just an increase in body water.
A body composition scale from TANITA gives you more insight into your body and your body water, so you can accurately monitor the actual changes to your body.

Muscle mass: During exercise, you build muscle mass, which leads to burning more calories and energy. This increases your basal metabolic rate (BMR), which helps you lose weight and build muscles. Building muscle mass often keeps your weight the same, or even causes you to experience weight gain. This can be frustrating if you want to lose weight. A body composition scale offers vital support, because it shows you the total weight of muscle in your body. 

Muscle quality: This unique measurement indicates the quality of your muscles. Muscle quality is strongly dependent on factors such as age and training level. The muscles of young people or people who exercise regularly are normally in good condition, while the condition of the muscles deteriorates in older people or in people who do not exercise enough.

Bone mass: As you get older, your bone mass may change. In fact, after the age of 30, your bone mass gradually decreases. A healthy lifestyle protects the density of your bone mass, which can prevent possible problems. Prevention is better than cure, which is why it is smart to monitor and control your bone mass. Again, the body composition scale from TANITA can help you with this. 

Basal Metabolism (BMR): The BMR, or resting metabolic rate, is the amount of energy your body burns daily when your body is at rest. In other words, the BMR says something about the number of calories you need daily to keep your body functioning, without exerting physical effort. A body composition scale from TANITA scans your entire body and therefore accurately calculates the BMR.

Metabolic Age: A body analysis scale uniquely calculates your metabolic age by comparing your basal metabolic rate with the average BMR of your age group. Are you above the average BMR? Then your metabolism could use some improvement. Are you below the average? Then you are doing well! 

Body Mass Index: also known as BMI. This shows the ratio of your weight to height. A healthy BMI is between 18.5 and 25. 

Visceral fat: The body fat that is around your waist is also called visceral fat. It is the fat that surrounds your organs. High levels of this fat can lead to serious health problems. It is sometimes difficult to determine if someone has high visceral fat because it cannot always be seen from the outside. In fact, some people are "skinny fat," meaning they look slim on the outside, but still have high levels of visceral fat. Get more insight into this, using our body composition scale. 

Benefits of a scale with body composition

TANITA body composition scales offer a helping hand in achieving your health goals. Our scales offer you new health insights, so you can work on your healthy habits in a more targeted way. A healthy lifestyle can lead to a longer and happier life. There are a number of other benefits that you will experience with a body composition scale from TANITA:

  • Reliable technology: TANITA body composition scales contain the best Japanese technology, which means that all measurements are carried out extremely accurately and the readings are converted into precise numbers. In no time at all, you will gain insight into your health and be one step closer to achieving your health goals. 
  • More health insights: weight does not say everything about your health. Other measurements, such as visceral fat, body water and BMR also play an important role and give a complete picture of your health. With the help of a body composition scale you gather useful information about your body, which helps you to achieve your goals.
  • Motivation: TANITA understands better than anyone how difficult and frustrating it is when you just can't seem to reach a certain health goal. With our new health insights, you can learn much more about your body and your health, so you can focus your efforts and see results faster.

TANITA: New health insights

Be in control of your health with the help of new health insights. Our scales are suitable for everyone and support you in achieving your health goals. Also kids between the age of 5 and 17 can use these scales, by measuring weight, BMI and body fat percentage. Experience Japanese top quality and benefit from new insights. We are still conducting research in order to gain new insights. For example, our muscle quality measurement and metabolic age determination are unique to TANITA technology.

Buy a TANITA body composition scale

Are you ready to start achieving your health goals? Then go for a body composition scale from TANITA. With several models to choose from, the right scale for you is definitely among them. Experience Japan's premium quality and take your health to the next level. All our body composition scales come with a minimum 3 to 5 year guarantee. Can't wait to get started? With a delivery time of 2 to 5 working days, your new TANITA body composition scale will be delivered to you in no time!