I needed to have a blood test 24 hours prior to the assessment. I did that yesterday, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. I did it fasting because I wanted to see results without food in my system.
Today was my assessment. These were my results.
Second was 1 3 minute stair-step test - OK 3 minutes is a heck of a long time when doing stair steps to a metronome. This definitely showed me where I need to work on things.
Third was a stretch test. I am very limber for a short, fat girl.
Fourth was a grip strength test. I managed to pop all my fingers while doing this.
So the overall scores:
This is my blood test scores
Cholesterol - 156 (desirable is under 200)
HDL Cholesterol - 50 (desirable is under 40) - I am a little high here.
Triglycerides - 143 (desirable is under 150) - this needs work to be lower
Chol/Hdl ratio - 3 (desirable is under 4)
Calculated LDL - 77 (optimal is under 100)
VLDL Cholesterol - 29 (optimal is under 30) - want to push this number lower
Glucose - 5.2% (normal under 5.7%) - this is what they base diabetes scoring on.
This is my wellness assessment scoring
Resting Heart Rate - 83 out of 110 (this was in the yellow range - ok but not great)
Step Test Heart Rate - 159 out of 171 (this was in the red zone and a definite need to work on area)
Flexibility Test - 40 out of 50!!!!! YEAH!! Gymnastics and Yoga and years of horseback riding flexible
Hand Grip Test - 65.6 lbs out of 100 - this is higher of the yellow range and almost into green
Total Physical Score - 7 out of 16 - Mid yellow range
Blood Pressure - high today
BMI in the yellow but close to the green side
Body Fat - yellow range but close to red side
My BMI and Body Fat are in the obese range.
Composite Wellness Score - 66.5 out of 100
For someone my age and gender I should be at 67.7 so I am not horribly off but I would like to improve - lose weight and get myself in better shape.
This was really an eye opener and a motivation piece. I am going to so stair step exercises definitely. And work on walking, hiking, running, yoga, and so much more. I am keeping daily track of my exercise and the ultimate goal is 60-70 minutes per day.