Training & Nutrition - Max VO2
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Anyone here had their's measured? I'm participating in a fitness study at the University here and I'm getting paid to have my max VO2 and bodyfat percentage measured. Just curious what the scores are like for other cyclists. I read that the average male is 42 ml/kg/m.
12-10-04, 10:28 AM
Last time I had mine measured Vo2 at AT was 49 and Vo2max was 73. Body fat 10%. I think I have improved my form since then (5 months ago), but I'm no spring chicken!
That's awesome! I keep telling people they should do like what you're doing... find a university doing a study and it's free, or you can sometimes get paid too.
Well mine came from my job. The University was hired by the Canadian Forces to do a study on physical fitness of divers in the CF. I'm a diver so they're using me as a subject. However after this it's likely I'll be able to get tested for free in the future!
Yea, the university is where I think I'm gonna try to get my stats measured. I would be doing it now in a study but it turns out the one I volunteered for wanted people that did little to no exercise a week.
My max VO2 as measured on the treadmill test on Saturday was 68.2. Not bad considering it's winter and I've been hibernating. Max HR was 199.
12-15-04, 06:34 PM
My friend in college just got his measured for free. I think it was 65.
Why did I choose a business school?? :(
I just won a free VO2 max test last night. :) I'm going to schedule it later today.
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