- What is the definition of Athlete?
- For the purposes of “Athlete Mode” for this scale, an athlete is defined as a person who consistently works out for approximately 3 times per week at 2 hours for each occurrence. These individuals should select Athlete Mode for the most accurate measurement results.
- Why is Athlete Mode necessary in a Body Fat Scale?
- It has been found that body fat estimation using BIA could overestimate the percentage body fat of adult elite athletes. The physiological variation of athletes in bone density and level of hydration are two of the reasons said to account for the difference
**Please note scales are not calibrated for professional athletes or body builders.**