Fitness tests can provide a wealth of data on strengths, weaknesses and optimal training and racing plans. Using the latest technology, you can take your performance to the next level.

Fitness testing by an athlete on bike
Physiology testing can offer a huge range of benefits, irrespective of ability level. Through the latest sports science, Optimal Movement is able to offer testing to take your performance to the next level. We can measure key elements of your physiology that will provide an accurate assessment of your current state of fitness. Using these measurements, we are then able to recommend the most effective types of training that can be used to improve your current levels.
What We Test
  • Lactate Threshold
  • Economy
  • VO2 Max
  • Haemoglobin (Hb) and Haematocrit (Hct)
  • Resting Metabolic Rate
  • Energy Expenditure
  • Identify your individual training zones
  • Tailor programmes for weight loss or weight gain
  • Create pacing strategies for competitive events
  • Identify calorie expenditure while resting and training
  • Objectively determine fitness levels
  • Reveal and capitalise on areas of potential

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It may be cliche but it really has changed my daily life and outlook. I have the confidence to get back running and improve my fitness in the gym
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Oli’s treatment was an invaluable part of my success, which enabled me to go on and compete for Great Britain at the world Indoor Championships.
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International Distance Runner

Joe’s knowledge and expertise used to diagnose and treat my lower back problem was excellent.
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