VO2 Max and Threshold Testing Collaboration

Source Endurance is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the San Diego State University (SDSU) School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences (ENS). This partnership will provide athletes and individuals of all fitness levels with access to state-of-the-art exercise performance VO2 Max and Threshold testing services. Mark Kern, PhD will be partnering with Source Endurance coaches to administer the testing.


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Unleash Your Elite Potential with VO2 Max and Threshold Testing

As an athlete, you're constantly striving to push the boundaries of human performance. You're dedicated to relentless training, meticulous nutrition, and an unwavering focus on achieving your peak potential. But in this relentless pursuit of excellence, are you overlooking a crucial tool like VO2 max testing that could unlock your next level of performance?

VO2 max and threshold testing are not just for elite athletes or fitness enthusiasts; they are essential tools for any athlete or competitor seeking to elevate their performance to the pinnacle of their sport. These tests provide unparalleled insights into your body's physiology, revealing the hidden secrets of your cardiovascular fitness and unlocking the doors to a new level of athletic prowess.

Elevate Your Training with Precision

VO2 max, the maximum amount of oxygen your body can consume during exercise, is the ultimate measure of aerobic capacity. Knowing your VO2 max is like having a personal blueprint for your endurance training. It allows you to tailor your workouts with precision, ensuring that every session is pushing you towards your peak performance without overexerting your body.

Harness the Power of Anaerobic Threshold

Threshold testing goes beyond aerobic capacity, delving into the anaerobic realm where your body's energy production shifts from oxygen-based to lactic acid-based. Identifying your anaerobic threshold, the point where lactate starts to accumulate in your muscles, is crucial for optimizing your training intensity and maximizing your performance.

Unearth Hidden Reserves of Strength

VO2 max and threshold testing are not just about numbers; they are about unlocking the hidden reserves of strength that lie dormant within you. These tests reveal the true potential of your body, allowing you to push harder, train smarter, and achieve breakthroughs you never thought possible.

Embrace Data-Driven Decisions

Elite athletes are masters of their craft, constantly seeking ways to optimize their training and performance. VO2 max and threshold testing provide you with the data-driven insights you need to make informed decisions about your training regimen. Track your progress over time, identify areas for improvement, and tailor your workouts to maximize your results.

Invest in Your Athletic Excellence

VO2 max and threshold testing may seem like an extra step, but they are an investment in your athletic excellence. They are a declaration of your commitment to reaching your full potential and achieving the extraordinary.

Take the next step towards becoming an unstoppable force in your sport. Schedule your VO2 max and threshold testing today and unleash the elite athlete within you.

Schedule your VO2 max and threshold testing at San Diego State University today and elevate your athletic performance to the pinnacle of your sport.

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Dual X-ray Absorptiometry    DEXA


What is a DEXA Scan?

Think of it as an X-ray that tells you more than just bone density. This advanced scan precisely measures your body composition, breaking down your total weight into:

  • Lean Muscle Mass: The key player in strength, power, and metabolism.
  • Body Fat Percentage: Not just aesthetics, but also an indicator of overall health and injury risk.
  • Bone Mineral Density: Crucial for supporting your frame and preventing fractures.

Why Should Athletes Care?

DEXA goes beyond the scale. It gives you targeted insights to:

  • Optimize Training: Tailor your workouts to build specific muscle groups for better performance and prevent imbalances.
  • Fuel Smart: Understand your metabolic needs and adjust your diet for optimal energy and recovery.
  • Reduce Injury Risk: Monitor bone density and identify areas susceptible to stress fractures.
  • Track Progress: See how your body composition changes over time, measuring the true impact of your training.