Fitness Calculator: How Fit Are You, Really?

walking-postureThis is an excellent test. I urge all of my readers to take it. You will receive first rate information on your current fitness level in specific terms that I think can help you in your quest for excellent health.

Here are my results:
I am 75 years old. My expected fitness level is 34 VO2 Max. However, I have the fitness of an average 45 year old and my actual fitness level is 46 VO2 Max.

This means that my heart’s capacity to transport oxygen is good, which decreases the risk of dying prematurely from cardiac disease.

Tony

Cooking with Kathy Man

Physical fitness is key to a long life and good health.

Your body’s capacity to transport and use oxygen during exercise (VO2max) is the most precise measure of overall cardiovascular fitness.

Based on the extensive research of The K. G. Jebsen Center of Exercise in Medicine at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, you can easily estimate your fitness level by answering a few questions.

Test yourself Now . . . .


Today’s Comic

View original post

Advertisements

2 Comments

Filed under fitness, fitness calculator, VO2Max

2 responses to “Fitness Calculator: How Fit Are You, Really?

  1. Supposedly, I scored an age of 39 (actually I am 50) and a VO2 of 48.
    I figure if I’m riding a bike 4 times a week for 2+ hours or more, I should be okay Tony!

    Geo

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s