Testing and Analysis
Lactate Threshold Testing $150
Lactate is one of the most important physiological markers utilized for training. At Science of Speed, we use the highest quality equipment to scientifically and accurately calculate your lactate threshold. Based off a series of blood draws during a step test, we can create power ranges for the bike and pace ranges for any runner assisting in developing a more precise training schedule.
VO2max Testing $150
VO2max is the body’s maximal ability to uptake oxygen. Utilizing the most accurate system also used by Olympic training centers, NASA, and professional researchers, Science of Speed coaches can analyze your results providing you with information to compare your fitness level to others as well as elite athletes.
Resting Metabolic Rate Testing $50
Resting Metabolic Rate, also known as basal metabolic rate, is the amount of calories your body requires to simply sustain life. This highly accurate test allows people to dial in their caloric need to lose weight at a healthy rate of loss or help the finally tuned athlete operating on the razors edge sustain weight while focusing on their quality of nutrition.
This test takes approximately 60 minutes and is done in a rested state. Subjects must have fasted for 6 hours, have not ingested caffeine for 4 hours and should not have exercised a minimum of 12 hours prior to testing.
Swim Stroke Analysis
Swimming has a higher drag coefficient than most sports. One of our experienced coaches can help analyze your swim stroke resulting in increased efficiency and form. More specifically, the suggested changes can help decrease the overall energy that is required to propel you in the water and aid in increasing your speed.
Retül Bike Fitting
With the assistance of the Retül 3D dynamic fitting system, our experienced fitters can set you up in a bike position for efficiency and performance. This individualized fit also creates a comfortable position on the bike that aids in preventing injury. From an elite athlete to a recreational cyclist, everyone can benefit from a professional bike fit on the Retül system.