A Guide to buying scales
When it comes to choosing which scales to buy, it is worth bearing in mind some important aspects, such as whether the scale is segmental or not, or what functions are featured and which measurements are possible:
Segmental scale provide segmented measurements, in other words, they measure each part of the body (arms, legs, trunk). The user just has to step on the scales and place their hands on the electrodes as indicated to obtain a complete body measurement. This type of scales is very useful for sportsmen and sportswomen, athletes and anyone who wants greater precision and accuracy in their body measurements and wants to know the impact of their training routines.
Depending on the model, the data shown will change, but here are just some of the possibilities: Total percentage of water and body fat, daily calorie consumption, weight, bone mass, visceral fat, basal metabolic rate, BMI, etc. Very useful data for any sportsperson who wants to monitor their body composition.