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Body Fat Testing

Take your weight loss to a new level. By doing Bio Signature (Body Fat Testing) we can suggest proper nutrition, supplements and training to optimize your hormones. Find your blue print for fat loss success, now.

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Hormonal Body Fat Profile- Take your weight loss to a new level. Get your blue print for fat loss success.

Spot Reduction is a Myth, Right?

Sure, there are endless articles in fitness magazines about how to target and tone specific muscles, but no personal trainer worth their certification certificate will promise they can help you take off fat from specific areas. Reduce your body fat by three percent, no problem. But get rid of that annoying cellulite on the back of your thighs or that little pouch on your lower belly – and nothing else – well, that’s just not possible. Or is it?
The advancements in exercise endocrinology may give personal trainers and health professionals new tools for combating site specific fat storage. The system is called BioSignature Modulation.

BioSignature Modulation

BioSignature Modulation is a scientific approach to spot reduction that Charles Poliquin world renowned strength coach have developed over 20 years of performing blood, urine and saliva tests while working with world record holders, professional athletes in all the major sports, and Olympic medalists in sixteen different events. His entire professional life has been devoted to finding ways to improve athletic performance among the elite, and along the way he has found innovative and amazingly effective ways to help the non-athletic population in the area of fat loss.

How BioSignature works

There are 12 major body fat sites that can be quickly and accurately tested by a pair of quality skin callipers and a qualified technician. These sites include the cheek, chin, pectoral region, triceps, umbilical, supra iliac, subscapular, mid axillary, quadriceps, hamstrings, knee and calf. Although there are many other methods to test body fat, such as underwater weighing and electrical impedance, I believe that body fat testing with skin calipers is the best method to be used for BioSignature Modulation because it can determine precisely the amount of fat in each of the major fat-testing sites were other testing methods only tell you your percent body fat.

Measurements from each site are then compared to the triceps reading and this identifies which areas of the body have excessive levels of fat relative to the other 11 body fat sites. Some people may have excessive fat in just one area, while others may have several problem areas. Most clients will already have a good idea of what their problem areas are and an experienced practitioner in BioSignature Modulation can often make an accurate visual determination of the problem, but the calipers are quick, easy and reliable.

Hormones BioSignature Looks At:


  1. Hormone

  2. Skin Fold

  3. Occurence

  4. Cortisol

  5. Umbilical

  6. Thyroid

  7. Insulin

  8. Oestrogen

  9. Testosterone

  10. Growth Hormone

  1. Mid-auxillary

  2. Knee, Calf

  3. Pectoral, Tricep

  4. Suprailliac, Subscrapular

  5. Quadraceps, Hamstrings

  6. Reflects sleep patterns and overall fat loss

  7. Excessive fat gain in belly region, disrupted sleep pattern

  8. Excessive fat gain in love handles and on the upper back

  9. Function of thyroid, accumulated fat 8 inches below armpit.

  10. Androgen imbalance, accumulated fat in chest area for men

Specific protocol of diet.

Once individual BioSignature sites are analysed, the next step is to set out a specific protocol of diet, exercise and supplementation to resolve the problem. Let’s say that after being tested, it’s discovered that there is an excessive amount of fat on the lower thighs (again, relative to the other major fat sites). This indicates that there is a problem with the oestrogen levels. If the problem area is the triceps, the issue is with the androgen levels.

If the problem area is the shoulder blades or hip, the problem is with your insulin levels.

Next Steps

The next step is to make appropriate modifications in your diet and exercise prescription. For the subscapular -shoulder blade- and suprailliac -hip-, controlling the blood sugar levels of the body with more frequent meals, reduced daily carbohydrate and low GI food choices is critical. For lower abdominal fat, the key is reducing cortisol levels by restricting the consumption of caffeine and sugar. For the glutes, it’s important to detoxify oestrogen levels by consuming vegetables such as broccoli that have biochemicals that accomplish this important task. Many of these dietary recommendations overlap, none of them involve any method harmful to the body, and in fact, all of them will improve the overall quality of life.The next step is supplementation. For the fat on the back of your arms, herbal products such as licorice root, ginseng (which is most effective when taken 45 minutes before a meal), and rhodiola rosea might be prescribed.

The Final Steps

The final step is determining an appropriate exercise regimen. For example, for those with lower-body fat, spinning will likely do more harm than good. Spinning will increase the storage of intramuscular and subcutaneous fat in the hip and thigh areas to provide a more readily available source of fuel for the muscles. Instead, a weight training protocol of high reps (10-15) and short rest intervals (about 30 seconds between sets) would be a much more effective choice.The BioSignature Modulation program will always be in a constant state of growth as new and better research is constantly being published which improves the system.

But now, for the first time, personal trainers can effectively combat site specific areas of fat storage using a simple 12-point skinfold test, dietary changes, supplementation and exercise based on their individual biochemistry. The result is improved performance in ALL areas of your life – physical, mental and intellectual. By following your personal plan, you will emerge leaner, stronger, healthier, happier, and more energetic.

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Find out how to put in less effort and achieve greater results by booking an appointment to find out more about your BioSignature and discover the secrets that have previously only been available to top athletes. Isn’t it time you heard the truth about how to avoid needless years of disappointment and get rapid results NOW — even faster than those popular reality shows!

How the test looks

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12 parts of body that are examinant in BioSignature.

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