“Is it bad to exercise on an empty stomach?” You may have asked this question before if you tend to exercise early in the morning or right before dinner. According to TIME.com, the answer to that question may surprise you. While the downsides include feeling light-headed or lethargic, the upsides may help you to lose […]
Salt Lake City ended the month of April with the third annual session of FITCON. This year’s conference included 300 exhibitors, 25 competitions and 25,000 attendees. Athletes and trainers from all over the United States came to compete, learn, and discover the latest fitness trends.
While V02 Max tests are equally necessary for males and females alike, this article from Men’s Health focuses on why men in particular should get a V02 Max test as the ultimate measure of aerobic physical fitness.
One of KORR’s customers, XFitLab, has utilized VO2 Max testing to become one of the integral parts of the “biomarker boom.” This term encompasses the concept that measurements go way beyond weight on the scale, and is driving workout programming in interesting, innovative ways. These biomarker tracking points include learning one’s percentage of body fat, skeletal muscle mass, V02 Max, basal metabolic rate, and anaerobic threshold. See how VO2 Max has made its mark by being one of the key points to modern day fitness programming.
KORR had the opportunity to attend this year’s Obesity Medicine Conference in Chicago, IL. While at the conference, we asked Obesity Medicine Physicians what they thought about Metabolic Testing. This is what they had to say.
One of KORR’s customers, Phase IV Scientific Training and Performance, has utilized VO2 Max Testing to help MMA fighter Joe Warren train efficiently for his fights. Warren has tailored his training to focus on endurance, and uses the scientific data to help guide his regimen.
One of KORR’s customers, Fitness Formula Clubs, has utilized VO2 Max testing to earn its status as a world-class and industry-leading health club and training center. This article featured in Club Solutions Magazine gives some insight into why KORR’s equipment was the perfect choice for this facility, how the partnership enhanced their business, and advice to other club owners regarding the benefits of choosing KORR.
One of KORR’s customers, AMP Fitness in Beachwood California, was able to help a client understand his current fitness level in comparison to his capacity 6 years ago using gold standard VO2 Max Testing. This is a great example of VO2 Max testing being utilized by a non-professional athlete, and shows that VO2 Max testing can be a valuable tool for anyone at any stage of fitness!
This article from the New York times explores the journey of an exercise physiologist named Yannis Pitsiladis who is scouting out young runners. His efforts are backed by hopes of finding a young athlete with the physiological jackpot to eventually break the two-hour marathon time with guided training. As part of his scouting, Yannis uses […]