The naming of the zones is really irrelevant. I used names most people are familiar with, after your test I can explain this a little more in detail and help you guide your test results and zones to your training philosophy.
Fact Test Printout example
Fitmate Med Data Printout with zones marked
As part of this testing procedure we will also accurately measure your vital capacity. We can then also look at the data (tidal volume = Ventilation (l/min) / respiratory frequency) that you are using on the bike.
With this information we can start to identify either muscular or respiratory limiters that you may have.
FaCT Lactate Testing ** Now with VO2 Component! **
10 Years of Experience
Reliable Data and Interpretation
Why Pay more somewhere Else ?
Get the info you need to train effectively
2011 brings the union of the traditional FaCT test we have done for 10+ years and adds the element of Vo2 (respiratory/metabolic) assessment. This gives us more information about what the weakest link is for you and where you may benefit from spending your valuable training time.
Sports Tested Include: cycling, Running, Triathlon, Team sports . Your Facility or ours !!!
The FaCT protocol for testing endurance athletes determines Lactate Balance Point, which is a true steady state for heart rate, lactate and performance. This heart rate is crucial information for determining the most efficient training intensity. (*THIS IS NOT Vo2 Max or Lactate Threshold that does not help you get faster!) Discounts offered to Coaching and Crossfit Clients!
Pricing (includes 30min post test Training Discussion)
** New 2011 with Fitmate Respiratory Assessment **
1 Test - $225 +HST
** committing to 3+ tests is the suggested course of action to ensure your training addresses the limiter / and see improvement / Retesting every 4-6 weeks is recommended*
Follow up Consult for Training $75+HST