Do you know what shape your shape is in?
I thought I was in great shape. Then my friends started having heart attacks.
I began digging through military fitness requirements and medical papers to see how fit you should be at each age
How surprised I was to find out I wasn't in the shape I thought I was.
- Check your BMI and Body Fat
- Find your aerobic fitness (V02max), with a 12 minute run test
- Find out your aerobic fitness age
- See what your aerobic fitness should be for your age
- Test your strength with pushups and situps
- Find your flexibility by reaching for your toes
- Find out your body surface area and hip to waist ratio
- Email test results to yourself or a client.
- Easy to use, no special equipment is needed
- Use the pulse reader to check your resting heart rate (iPhone only)
- Use the 12 minute run tool to clock your time and distance for the VO2Max test (iPhone only)
- Average 10k winning for your age and sex included in iPad and iPhone 5 and up
- US and or Metric
- Universal App, runs on your iPhone, iPod or iPad
- Option to store any or all: weight, body fat, BMI, resting pulse in Health Kit
Body Mass Index has been used since the 1980s, BMI greatly improved weight information over standard height and weight tables.
Because BMI alone can't tell if you are carrying muscle or fat on your frame. The YMCA and Navy body fat tests are 97% accurate for most people.
12 Minute Run Test
Because you should be able to run far enough fast enough to save your life.
Just measure how far you can walk, jog or run in 12 minutes
Find out your VO2Max ( Used by cardiologists to measure heart fitness and the effect of your aerobic routine on your heart's fitness.)
Find out your maximum sustainable running speed based on your VO2Max
Find out how far you should be able to travel in 12 minutes
(Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.)
Pushups and Situps Strength Test
Used by every military force to test overall strength fitness. Measure your core and upper body strength.
Modified Reach Test
Used since the 1950s to test flexibility. Good flexibility reduces injuries and improves mobility. More importantly, flexibility outside is a very good indication of artery flexibility.
If you choose Fit Test can save your body fat percent, BMI, lean body mass, weight and or heart rate to Health Kit. This will allow you to track your data over time so you can see your progress.
The best fountain of health and youth is exercise. Live long and prosper by getting your shape in shape.
Take the Fit Test and see what condition your condition is in