Metabolic Testing - What We Offer

At Box Nutrition, we offer a range of metabolic testing to suit your needs. See below what test or package is right for you.

VO2 Test

The VO2 Test is a simple exercise test which measures your fitness levels, fat burning, provides you with heart rate training zones as well help identify areas in your fitness that you need to improve.

The test is tailored to your fitness level and sport.

 

Who is it for?

Anybody looking to improve their performance or understand their fat burning.

 

 

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RMR Test

The Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) test measures your kcal burn at rest. This enables us to provide you with a kcal and macro breakdown specific to your metabolism.

 

Pair with a VO2 test to measure you fat burning during activity.

 

Who is it for?

 

Anybody who is looking to understand how much to eat. Especially useful if your goal is weight loss/fat loss.  

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Metabolic efficiency test

The metabolic efficiency test is a long form VO2 test which focuses more on fuel usage (carb:fat) at different intensities. This longer test is also more accurate at defining your aerobic threshold, which is important for long distance endurance athletes.

 

Who is it for

 

Long distance triathletes (half iron, full ironman), ultra runners, competitive cyclists, adventure racers or mountaineers. 

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Inscyd Remote Testing

If you find it difficult to come to Birmingham, we also offer remote metabolic testing through INSCYD. This powerful analytical software helps provide a metabolic profile, training zones and fuelling data.

 

Who is it for

 

INSCYD is specifically for cyclists and runners.

 

 

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Our Packages

ENDURE - Athlete Testing

Our athlete testing packages combine a VO2 test, RMR test, 7 site skinfold body composition (body fat) analysis, meal builder and fuelling plan.

 

Who is it for?

Any sportsman or woman who is looking to understand their physiology better and understand how to eat and train to reach their goals.

 

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IGNITE - Body Composition Package

IGNITE is a testing package designed specifically to help you improve your body composition (fat loss, weight loss) to help you understand what you should be eating and how to exercise for your fat loss goals.

 

The package combines an RMR test to measure your metabolism so we know how much you should be eating for your goal, and a metabolic efficiency/fat max test to measure your kcal and fat burning rates when you exercise.

 

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Cycling Package

Combining lab testing with INSCYD analysis, the cycling performance package is the complete testing experience for cyclists looking to take their sport more seriously. 

 

Who is it for?

 

Recreational and competitive cyclists. 

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Runners Package

Combining lab testing and INSCYD testing, our runners package provides a complete testing experience for runners looking to take their sport more seriously.

This provides detailed information on training zones, fuelling and where you need to improve.

Who is it for?

 

Recreational or competitive runners looking for an edge to take their performance further.

 

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Still not sure? Then get in touch and send us your questions or queries to info@boxnutrition.co.uk