Health & Fitness Evaluation
A hallmark of Palapon is its Health & Fitness Evaluation
To have a complete and holistic understanding of you, the Fitness, Health and Nutrition Assessments should be the starting point for your journey at Palapon Weight Loss and Fitness Program.
A Health & fitness evaluation allows an understanding of where you're starting from, aids in the design of your program, and provides progressive baseline for monitoring improvement during your journey.
This truly makes your personal training, personalized and highly specific to your needs and goals, so that you can achieve optimal results while reducing risk of pain, injury and muscle loss.
While most programs charge significantly extra fees for every test, the following services are included and standard at Palapon.
Fitness and Health Assessments
- Basic medical testing - Blood Pressure, Heart rate
The monitors use Bioelectric Impedance Analysis (BIA) to monitor multiple components of overall health. The results are analyzed along with gender, age, height and weight for the most accurate and comprehensive reading available. Measurements include Weight, Body Fat %, Body Water %, Daily Caloric Intake, Metabolic Age, Bone Mass, Muscle Mass, Physique Rating, and Visceral Fat Rating
- Current and previous medical condition*
- Current and previous exercise condition
- Nutritional Assessment
Weight Loss Panel
Sex Hormones - An imbalance can impact your ability to lose and maintain your weight.
Free and Total Testosterone
Thyroid Hormones - A complex relationship exists between your thyroid, metabolism, and weight.
TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone)
Stress Hormones - High levels of stress can trigger your body to store additional belly fat.
Insulin Resistance - When insulin levels are chronically high and body becomes resistant to insulin, fat storage can be further increased.
Since hunger, cravings, stress, and energy are all sensations that are managed by our hormones - balancing them should be the first step in everyone's weight loss regime.
- General strength and cardiovascular fitness testing
Core Function testing
Your coach will see the areas which need improvement, and the training program can be individualized accordingly. This way valuable training time can be used more efficiently.
- Joint range of motion and stability
Posture & Gait
Flexibility is the ability to move a joint fluidly through its complete range of motion and is important to general health and physical fitness and posture.
What happens after the evaluation?
Our specialists will design a program that is right for you and your lifestyle.
Many people benefit from multiple, simultaneous strategies to achieve their goals.
- Exercise physiology
- alternative medicine
* At Camp Palapon your physical health and fitness is a priority for which we have designed both our testing and monitoring program and our program of activities.
However we cannot and do not present our Health and Fitness test services as an alternative to the opinion of a qualified physician, to whom your full medical history has been disclosed. It is your sole responsibility to ensure you have disclosed any relevant medical condition and have followed any medical advice you have previously been given.
Any injury or illness resulting from a failure to do aforementioned will remain the sole responsibility of the participant.