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    DEXA scan tomorrow morning, now taking bets!!


    haha.. I'm getting a comprehensive body comp assessment done tomorrow morning.. Any guesses as far as what I'll come out at?

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    Hello?
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    7-8% BF
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    Quote Originally Posted by VolcomX311 View Post
    7-8% BF
    Reeeeaaaallly?

    If it comes up as this, I'll probably shart myself, but in a good way, haha.
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    What do you mean what you will come out at?

    I thought the Dexa scan was used test for measuring bone mineral density.

    Did you stop taking your multi vit and calcium yesterday?
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    10% BF as per the dexa IDK.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CROWLER View Post
    What do you mean what you will come out at?

    I thought the Dexa scan was used test for measuring bone mineral density.

    Did you stop taking your multi vit and calcium yesterday?
    Yes.

    It is used for that, it is also used to accurately assess body composition. It is second to none in this aspect.

    Ha. No.
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    ok in that case 88% Lean body
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    id say not above 10%
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    Quote Originally Posted by CROWLER View Post
    What do you mean what you will come out at?

    I thought the Dexa scan was used test for measuring bone mineral density.

    Did you stop taking your multi vit and calcium yesterday?
    The DEXA is primarily used to measure bone density, along with a host of other scans, but BF% happens to be a part of that host. All BF measurements have their short comings, but the DEXA is held as a gold standard, even above hydrostatic for BF accuracy.
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    It can also measure body water content. My guess is 14% fat.
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    ill say 11-12%
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    Woot!!

    9% so says DEXA.

    I had a scan done a year ago, here's what has changed since then:
    • Dropped 17 pounds of fat
    • Gained 12.7 pounds of lean mass
    • Dropped from 17.8 - 9% BF

    Yeah, I feel good about that
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    so do I win with an 8% guess or does Somewhatgifted win with a 10% guess? I believe The Price is Right gives it to whoever is closest beneath the right number.

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    haha SWV...

    so i was wrong but hey we didnt see your legs or your ass, so no fair!

    quite the accomplishment Oz, congrats thats something to be very proud of!

    You get this test free correct, for school? or what?
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    Quote Originally Posted by VolcomX311 View Post
    so do I win with an 8% guess or does Somewhatgifted win with a 10% guess? I believe The Price is Right gives it to whoever is closest beneath the right number.

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    Haha, yes, Price is Right rules apply.

    You're the grand prize winner of a brand new golf cart!!

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    i was about to guess 9 and saw your post.

    i win.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pistonpump View Post
    haha SWV...

    so i was wrong but hey we didnt see your legs or your ass, so no fair!

    quite the accomplishment Oz, congrats thats something to be very proud of!

    You get this test free correct, for school? or what?
    Haha.. Yeah, legs and ass are quite lean, apparently.. Wow.. No junk in my trunk

    Thanks a lot man!!

    The test was free yes, one of my professors runs the FIT (fitness institute of texas) lab at my university, he made DEXA available to everyone who wanted it done in his class. I jumped on that shit like crazy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by p00ndawg View Post
    i was about to guess 9 and saw your post.

    i win.
    Ha.. runner up, you get a new sweater.

    Exciting, I know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ozarkaBRAND View Post
    Ha.. runner up, you get a new sweater.

    Exciting, I know.
    i said not above 10%.....meaning 9% duh!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ozarkaBRAND View Post
    Ha.. runner up, you get a new sweater.

    Exciting, I know.

    oh shi... this just became the best thread ever. Great results and free sweaters. I can barely contain myself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sethroberts View Post
    It can also measure body water content. My guess is 14% fat.

    WTF LOL
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    how much does one of these scans usually run?
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    Quote Originally Posted by pistonpump View Post
    how much does one of these scans usually run?
    I have had three, and they costed me roughly 250 smackers every time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by james1 View Post
    I have had three, and they costed me roughly 250 smackers every time.
    You must have great insurance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VolcomX311 View Post
    You must have great insurance.
    Well I'm still covered under my parents insurance, being a college student.
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    how can insurance cover that? there is no real (medical) reason to get one of these scans right, that would warrant them covering it?
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    Down here they're $40 a scan for students. Fee was waived for me, as my professor runs it.. Fukc yeah!
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    Quote Originally Posted by pistonpump View Post
    how can insurance cover that? there is no real (medical) reason to get one of these scans right, that would warrant them covering it?
    Bone density and such.. Diagnose osteo issues.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ozarkaBRAND View Post
    Down here they're $40 a scan for students. Fee was waived for me, as my professor runs it.. Fukc yeah!
    I need to get one of those, im probably like at 25 or something.
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    OZ did you get other stats to go with that? Id be interested in seeing all the results.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pistonpump View Post
    how can insurance cover that? there is no real (medical) reason to get one of these scans right, that would warrant them covering it?
    DEXA's are fairly popular with the elderly. As Ozark mentioned, bone density, perhaps arthritic diagnosis. The BF% reading is a side note, but it happens to be an incredibly accurate note.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pistonpump View Post
    OZ did you get other stats to go with that? Id be interested in seeing all the results.
    Like his bone density?

    I think it reads things like subcutaneuous vs visceral fats, organ size, etc.... I've always wanted to tell someone "your axial skeleton sucks, bro. Do some weight bearing exercises and stop being a pu$$y"
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    Quote Originally Posted by VolcomX311 View Post
    Like his bone density?

    I think it reads things like subcutaneuous vs visceral fats, organ size, etc.... I've always wanted to tell someone "your axial skeleton sucks, bro. Do some weight bearing exercises and stop being a pu$$y"

    Thats what I feel like telling some of the douches at my gym with calves and thighs the size of my arms.

    Doing the same damn arm workouts every single day I see them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pistonpump View Post
    OZ did you get other stats to go with that? Id be interested in seeing all the results.
    Let's see...

    02/24/09
    • Bone Mass: 7.2
    • Total Mass: 174
    • Fat Mass: 14.8
    • Lean Mass: 152.4
    • Percent Fat: 8.5% (I've been rounding up)


    Compare that to a year ago,

    01/28/08
    • Bone Mass: 7.3
    • Total Mass: 178.8
    • Fat Mass: 31.8
    • Lean Mass: 139.6
    • Percent Fat: 17.8%

    Note: Everything is in pounds, just in case anybody wondered.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ozarkaBRAND View Post
    Let's see...

    02/24/09
    • Bone Mass: 7.2
    • Total Mass: 174
    • Fat Mass: 14.8
    • Lean Mass: 152.4
    • Percent Fat: 8.5% (I've been rounding up)


    Compare that to a year ago,

    01/28/08
    • Bone Mass: 7.3
    • Total Mass: 178.8
    • Fat Mass: 31.8
    • Lean Mass: 139.6
    • Percent Fat: 17.8%

    Note: Everything is in pounds, just in case anybody wondered.
    im mexican, I think in pesos.
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    interesting, id like to know my bone mass.... cool numbers to know.
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    awesome numbers compared to a year ago bro!
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    Thanks for the rep bro! Down almost 10% body fat and up over 10 lbs of LBM is an awesome achievement for a year i think. Do you have a before picture?
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    Quote Originally Posted by pistonpump View Post
    haha SWV...

    so i was wrong but hey we didnt see your legs or your ass, so no fair!

    quite the accomplishment Oz, congrats thats something to be very proud of!

    You get this test free correct, for school? or what?
    no homo. i mean it.
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