What Is A VO2 Max Test? | Why & How To Work Out Your VO2 Max





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Published on Jan 12, 2020

What is and how do you improve your VO2 max? There are lots of different metrics within sport; heart rate, cadence, calories, pace, and so on but one that always turns heads is Vo2 Max! With the help of channel partner Polar, we are going find what is VO2 Max & do a VO2 Max test!

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We talk about a lot of different metrics within sport; such as heart rate, cadence, calories, pace, and so on but one that always turns heads is ‘Vo2 Max’!

You’ve likely all heard of the term Vo2 Max, and with advances in technology, being able to measure your Vo2 Max has become all that more easily accessible. In fact, even a watch can apparently tell us our Vo2 Max!

But actually what is Vo2 Max, and why is it thought to be so important? Well with the help of the sports science lab at Bath Uni and our channel partner Polar, we are going to be answering just that - including one of us actually doing a Vo2 Max Test!

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