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Fitness Testing - VO2 Based Metabolic Testing

Fitness TestingThe 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

Fitness TestingWith 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 - 2018 Assesment Dates:

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Saturday, January 6, 2018 - Book Now, Half of the Available Appointments Have Been Scheduled

Saturday, March 10, 2018

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 assessment if you possess a power meter or plan on getting one in the near future.                             

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

Fitness testing 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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