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Sessions are 30 minutes, held at the Wellness Center located on the first floor of the RSF, and include a review of your results with a Fitness staff member.
Preparation and Expectations
You will need to fill out our health history questionnaire – you can pick up the questionnaire at the RSF Customer Service Center or download a PDF version here. Please print and bring this questionnaire to your session.
- Please refrain from large meals or vigorous exercise TWO hours prior to testing.
- Wear appropriate attire, either: (a) Form-fitting Speedo-style or other Lycra/spandex-type swim suit; OR (b) Single- layer compression shorts(bike-style shorts WITHOUT padding) and a single-layer (not padded) jog bra.
- You’ll be asked to remove all other articles of clothing (socks,etc.) as well as jewelry, socks, eyeglasses, etc. And, because we are measuring total body volume, you’ll also be asked to wear a swim cap which we provide.
- Have an accurate measurement of your height.