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Performance Testing

Peak performance is crucial. Every edge counts! – Certain tests provide valuable information needed to fine-tune nutritional and training programs, while at the same time offering positive feedback and motivation.  

Utilizing our performance tests can also help in injury prevention and accelerate the recovery process when needed

Eating too much or too little can impact your athletic performance. By measuring your resting metabolic rate (how much you burn at rest) you will know exactly how much fuel your body needs to optimize your growth, health & training regimen, thereby, achieving your performance goals!   ​

Muscle glycogen (carbohydrates) is our primary fuel source for growth and movement. Weatherwax is the first sports RD in Ohio to use MuscleSound® technology. It is a cutting edge approach that utilizes ultrasound technology to measure how many carbohydrates are in the muscle. This test assesses if the athlete is eating enough calories and how the current nutrient intake is working. It has been a game changer in my practice. Eating ideally impacts growth and many other functions in the body. It also impacts an athlete's training, body composition and helps develop a nutritional program most pertinent to performance needs. ​

VO₂ max refers to how much oxygen your body can absorb and use during exercise.

If you’re looking to improve your aerobic fitness, you might consider maximizing your VO₂ max (sometimes called your oxygen uptake). 

VO₂ max refers to how much oxygen your body can absorb and use during exercise.

If you’re looking to improve your aerobic fitness, you might consider maximizing your VO₂ max (sometimes called your oxygen uptake). 

Learn the amount of fat and lean tissue that makes up your weight, enabling sensible decisions regarding nutrition, sports nutrition and exercise programs It’s the best way to get the "whole picture" of what's really going on in thebody.. Even a small change in body composition can have a significant impact on an athlete. It also allows creating a scientific road map on how to achieve optimal health & performance over a span of years.  This is all done in a positive manner.

Results provide a picture of how much sodium is lost per pound of sweat which can improve the athlete's hydration practices in maximizing athletic performance.   If the athlete struggles with muscle cramping during activity this is a test worth doing.

Data collected from the ABT can determine an athlete’s specific nutritional needs based on frequency, duration and intensity of training.  

Through Metabolic Efficiency Testing, an athlete can identify if and where their Metabolic Efficiency Point (MEP) is and at which exercise intensity it exists (1). Understanding one's metabolic efficiency, the body can be trained to use carbohydrate stores and fat more efficiently.

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