Exercise Better – VO₂ Max

Heard of VO max?

Check out the exercise breakdown. Have you heard about your VO₂ max? There may be some terms that you come across while you’re getting your fitness on. We’re gonna provide the breakdown so that you can get the most out of the workout.

Your VO₂ max is basically how much oxygen your body can absorb and use during exercise. This benchmark can be pretty helpful because it basically tells you exactly how well you’re using oxygen when you workout. The more oxygen you can use the more you can get out of your workout!

How is VO max measured?

It’s a little complex to measure so usually, VO₂ max tests are conducted in a medical facility like a lab or hospital by a doctor, a cardiologist, or a specialist in fitness. There are also some sub-maximal VO₂ tests that some personal trainers and fitness instructors have access to.

Click here to learn more about these tests that you may have access to!

Hopefully, this breakdown of your VO₂ max helped out a little. Remember, before undergoing any workout consult your physician for advice. Until the next exercise better!

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