RMR Resources

Client Perspective: How Many Calories should I Eat to Lose Weight?

Client Perspective: How Many Calories should I Eat to Lose Weight?

Ever wonder how many calories you should eat to lose weight? Composition ID client, Tyler Lloyd documents his experience with Resting Metabolic Rate testing and compares his data to an online Total Daily Energy Expenditure calculator. Check out his video below!...

How to Know if You’re Overtraining

How to Know if You’re Overtraining

Can you work out too much? We tend to think more is better when setting fitness goals. Log more hours at the gym, schedule two-a-days, burn an extreme number of calories. While working harder may make sense logically to see results, there’s a danger that comes with...

What does Consumer Genetic Testing Say about Fitness and Trainability?

What does Consumer Genetic Testing Say about Fitness and Trainability?

In our ever-evolving age of information, the promise of using DNA to answer many of our health questions incredibly intriguing. If we know which genes we have, and which genes we don’t have, we can know more about how to plan for the future. But is the science really...

Can I Build Muscle While I Sleep?

Can I Build Muscle While I Sleep?

Is it possible to build muscle without any effort (or...consciousness)? Heather Huntsman, Ph.D., CSCS, weighs in on two basic principles of muscle building rooted in research that could help you maximize lean muscle mass growth without lifting a barbell. As a...

The Accuracy and Benefits (if any) of Wearables

The Accuracy and Benefits (if any) of Wearables

Fitbit, Garmin, Apple Watch -- are activity trackers and wearable devices accurate? Do they actually affect behavior change and promote weight loss? Composition ID's scientific contributor, Heather Huntsman, Ph.D., CSCS, weighs in on the benefits and shortfalls these...

The Breakdown of a Resting Metabolic Rate Test

The Breakdown of a Resting Metabolic Rate Test

To see results after making a body composition goal, it’s crucial to understand your specific metabolic information. A Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) test provides the details you can’t guess by yourself or calculate online. Interpreting results from an RMR test is also...

Client Spotlight: Michelle, Houston, TX

Client Spotlight: Michelle, Houston, TX

At Composition ID, we take pride in helping our clients reach their goals. This week, we’re spotlighting our Houston client Michelle. She is a wife, a busy mother of two boys and a teacher who loves CrossFit. She is always on-the-go and often travels for her son’s...

Client Spotlight: Lezlie, Houston, TX

Client Spotlight: Lezlie, Houston, TX

At Composition ID, we take pride in helping our clients reach their goals. We’d like to spotlight our client Lezlie: a wife, mother of 3, CrossFitter, business-owner, and self-professed data nerd. Lezlie joined us during a nutrition challenge hosted by a Houston...

News Flash: You (Probably) Don’t Have a Slow Metabolism

News Flash: You (Probably) Don’t Have a Slow Metabolism

“I can’t lose weight because I have a slow metabolism.” We hear it all the time, and for some, this is very true. However, for a majority of the population, there are likely other factors in play. Why? As it turns out, it’s actually rare to have a substantially “slow”...