Anatomy of a Weightlifter: What Should Be Your Strengths?

Anatomy of a Weightlifter: What Should Be Your Strengths?

Fitness testing, including the BOD POD Body composition assessment, reveals the explosive strength of Olympic weightlifter Dmytro Chumak. 

Weightlifters are one of the strongest people on the planet. In this sports science lab, the physiques and unique body characteristics of Olympic athlete Dmytro Chumak are analyzed to reveal what makes him so special. Here's what you can learn from his test results.

Run the City with Fitnescity | NYC Marathon

Run the City with Fitnescity | NYC Marathon

Don't miss the opportunity to experience this bucket-list event: The TCS NYC Marathon.] Hear the start-line canons and let Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York" usher you over the Verrazano Bridge. Tour the five boroughs and feel the city's vibrant energy. As you move along the race course, over two million people cheer you on toward the finish line in Central Park. Whether it's your first marathon or your 10th, it promises to be an event you'll never forget. 

Ectomorph, Mesomorph and Endomorph: How To Train For your Body Type

Ectomorph, Mesomorph and Endomorph: How To Train For your Body Type

In the 1940s, William H. Sheldon introduced his theory of body types. Sheldon’s system defined human body types as ectomorph, mesomorph and endomorph.

While not every human body fits into one of these categories, there are often a few dominant characteristics. Once you know your body’s natural shape, you can follow the fitness plan that suits you best. 

How Accurate Are At-Home Body Fat Scales? ABC Investigates

How Accurate Are At-Home Body Fat Scales? ABC Investigates

ABC investigates the scales measuring weight and body fat that so many rely on. Three women had their body fat measured by ABC's experts, Dr. John shepherd and his team at the university of California San Francisco (UCSF) body composition lab.The BOD POD results at the lab were then compared with those of the latest models of scales from Fitbit, to Withings, Tanita and Qardio. The results were surprising, to say the least. (P.S. Don't miss the fun part is at the end).