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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.

 

 

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.  

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. 

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.

 

 

Our Packages

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. 

Runners Package

Our runners package combines a long form metabolic efficiency test with a VO2Max test, as well as a body composition analysis.

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.

 

Triathlete Package

Our triathlete package combines 2 x VO2Max tests (bike and run) and a body composition analysis.

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.

 

Ironman Package

Our ironman package provides you with 2 x long form metabolic efficiency tests and a body composition analysis.

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

Who is it for?

 

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

 

Endure

Box Endure offers affordable year round metabolic testing and access to our member hub to help align your diet and programming for the best possible results.

 

Who is it for?

Runners, cyclists and triathletes who's training changes throughout the year.

Athlete Testing

Our athlete testing package combines 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.

 

Functional Athlete Package

Our Functional Athlete testing package is designed for people who do sports like CrossFit and want to improve their capacity and engine work across a range of modalities. 

Similar to the athlete testing package, this package also includes an extra set of INSCYD testing remotely on a bike erg.

 

VO2 AND RMR

The VO2Max test and RMR test is the perfect package to get an insight into your physiology, Understand how much to eat with RMR test and how to best utilise your training with the VO2Max test.

 

METABOLIC EFFICIENCY TEST AND RMR

The metabolic efficiency test and RMR test is for individuals who want to know more about their fat burning during exercise, and know how much to eat.

The RMR test sets your baseline kcals and the metabolic efficiency test helps understand how to best hit your fat loss goals.

 

Test and Coach

If you're looking for more than just our testing, our 3 month test and coach package offers nutrition support for 3 months after your testing.

Who is it for

 

If you feel like you need a little bit more support with your nutrition then this package helps you work towards a specific goal or event.

 

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