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Another day in The Mac Life as we following Conor McGregor as he undergoes a DEXA scan.

A DEXA (duel-energy X-ray absorptiometry) scan provides one of the most highly accurate measurements of body composition available, registering fat and lean mass distribution throughout the entire body.

In layman’s terms, it is capable of detailing and differentiating between fat mass, lean mass, and bone mass.

Sometimes athletes rely on simply known their weight by stepping on a scales. However, the scales can be misleading, therefore bring in the DEXA scan.

It’s accuracy allows for a better understanding of the body as a whole, which integrates well into performance testing and analysis.

For elite level athletes such as McGregor every analytic gathered helps guide preparation, which in turn influence results.


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