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Fitness Testing - VO2 Based Metabolic Testing

The Cycle Loft, in partnership with Joey Adams M.S. of Intelligent Fitness, is pleased to offer VO2 Based Metabolic Fitness Testing which will allow you to eliminate guesswork from your training program, maximize your training time, pinpoint your strengths and capitalize on your weaknesses and assist you with achieving your personal fitness goals.

The Intelligent Fitness testing procedure will reveal your individual:

  • VO2 Max                            
  • Aerobic Threshold
  • Anaerobic Threshold
  • Target Heart Rate Training Zones
  • Target Power Training Zones (optional)
  • Rate of Recovery
  • Data Analysis & Relationship-based follow-up

With the optional Resting Metabolic Rate test you will learn:

  • Daily Calorie Requirements
  • Calorie Guidelines for your Lifestyle and Level of Activity 
  • Effective Weight Management Information

2017 Assesment Dates:

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Saturday June 3, 2017

2017 Workshop Series:

Cycle Loft and Intelligent Fitness are excited to offer an experiential workshop series beginning Saturday, January 21st. Each workshop is and hour long and priced at $25.

Saturday January 21st, 4:30 - Get Ready to Ride in 2017 The "F" Rules of Training

Discover in this hands-on workshop how the"F" Rules of Training: Fun, Fit, Form, Fuel & Fitness... in this order, are essential to achieving your goals. Or, you might just say phooey! This workshop will have you moving so bring along your yoga or fitness apparel.

Saturday March 25, 4:30 - Starting the Season Strong

Saturday June 3rd, 4:30 - Cycling's Core

To reserve your appointment please call 781-272-0870 (please ask for Joel Adams or Nate Plant) or e-mail


Assesment Options:

Resting Metabolic Rate - This test determines the calories utilized within a 24 hour period.

  • Price- $125

Standard (AeT / AT / VO2) (Bike or Run) - This test determines anaerobic (AT) threshold and peak VO2; AT is basically defined as the point where your body turns from a fat burning machine to a carbohydrate burning machine.  AT is also the point where your body's uptake of oxygen is exceeded by the production of CO2.  This test also determines Aerobic Threshold (AeT); it is at this point where one is at peak aerobic efficiency.

  • Price- $170
  • add steady state analysis - $125

Standard + Resting Metabolic Rate (Bike or Run) - This test determines the calories utilized within a 24 hour period.  Coupled with the AeT / AT / VO2 test an athlete will know exactly how many calories are needed in a day to keep the engine properly fueled, rested and ready for peak performance.

  • Price- $200 (includes Standard AeT / AT / VO2 test)
  • add steady state analysis - $125

Standard + Power (Bike) - This test determines individual power training zones as they relate to physiological threshold, and will allow athletes to focus power training.

  • Price- $250 (includes Standard AeT / AT / VO2 test)
  • add watts analysis - $100
  • add steady state analysis - $150

Comprehensive Test (Bike or Run) - includes Standard AeT / AT / VO2, Resting Metabolic Rate and Power Training Zones.  Recommended assesment if you posses a power meter or plan on getting one in the near future.                             

  • Price- $350
  • add watts analysis - $100
  • add steady state analysis - $125

Fitness Test appointments are available in 1 hour 15 minute intervals at The Cycle Loft in our enhanced Bicycle Fitting Center.  You'll be working one-on-one with Joey Adams.  During your testing you'll be using your own bike and our RacerMate CompuTrainer or our in-house Treadmill. 

Space is limited.  Book your appointment TODAY!  Prepayment for testing is required to book an appointment.

To reserve your appointment please call The Cycle Loft at 781-272-0870 or e-mail

Further questions regarding services offered by Intelligent Fitness may be directed to Joey Adams via e-mail at or visit

Fitness Testing preparation information may be found here.

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43 Middlesex Turnpike 
Burlington, MA 01803
(781) 272-0870
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Cycle Loft is a proud supporter of several local, regional and national cycling advocacy organizations. These organizations are tirelessly helping to improve the quality of cycling opportunities and the health of your independent bicycle dealership network. We encourage you to visit their sites to learn more.

Eastern Fat Tire Association
International Mountain Bike Association
League of American Bicyclists
Lexington Farmers’ Market
Light Electric Vehicle Association

National Bicycle Dealers Association
New England Mountain Bike Association
People for Bikes
USA Cycling
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