The Science of Metabolic Testing

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CO2 and the Basics of Breathing

January 10, 2024

In this edition of the VO2 Master Education Series, performance coach Sean Seale and Dr. Andrew Sellars, Co-Founder of VO2 Master, delve into…

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Physiology of Maximal Oxygen Consumption

July 29, 2020

Maximal oxygen capacity (VO2max) describes the bodies’ ability to maximally uptake oxygen from the atmosphere, and utilize it in the skeletal muscle mitochondria during intense full-body exercise. VO2max is considered the gold-standard for measuring cardiopulmonary function.

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Case Study – Interpretation of VO2max Test

December 29, 2020

In the last blog posts the physiology and proper testing protocols for maximal oxygen consumption have been discussed. The purpose of this post is…

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How to Measure Exercise Efficiency

December 18, 2020

In this article, the first in our Advanced Series, we will be examining one method of accurately measuring exercise efficiency and economy.

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The Historical Context of Measuring Oxygen Consumption

December 13, 2019

There is an existence of a finite rate of oxygen consumption that exists during intense exercise, of which no further effort will increase. A.V.

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