Incorrect Turning Technique Will Kill Your Beep Test Score As the beep test increases in speed there is often the temptation to reach out for the end line with our foot. This type of lunging movement is to be avoided at all cost. I think some can feel that by taking one less step to get the foot … [Read more...] about The Beep Test and How NOT to Turn!
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Using Correct Foot Placement Will Help Your Beep Test Score To improve our beep test score we need to use the best turning technique we can. Turning is a large part of performing the beep test. In the test you're either running or turning. When we turn we can easily use more effort and energy than … [Read more...] about Beep Test Turning Technique – Using The Correct Foot Placement
Spice Your Beep Test Training Up With Interval Training The beep test really is a unique fitness activity. It doesn’t focus heavily on low intensity and long distances nor does it focus on very high intensity and short distances. Part of the reason the beep test is so challenging is that it takes … [Read more...] about How Interval Training Can Improve Your Beep Test Score
The golden rule of training in my opinion is the rule of specificity. This simply means that your training should be as specific as possible to your training goal. One of the issues preparing for a beep test using a treadmill is the lack of ability to simulate turning 180 degrees. This is not the … [Read more...] about Treadmills and Specificity for Beep Test Training
I’m still surprised at how many people are very attached to their beloved treadmills. When I’m speaking with people about the best methods for improving their beep test scores the discussion often ends up being about how they can incorporate a treadmill into their beep test training program. There … [Read more...] about Treadmill Training for the Beep Test – 4 Benefits to Consider
Where to do the beep test One of the first considerations should be, where can you do your beep test training safely? In order to do your training safely you will need a flat surface of at least 30 meters. Of course the official beep test is done over 20 meters, but for safety, you'll need … [Read more...] about What Equipment Do I Need For The Beep Test?
The Beep Test is often used to determine your VO2 Max Vo2max is simply the maximum volume of oxygen the body is able to process at any given time during high intensity exercise. A more technical description is that vo2max is the maximum amount of oxygen, measured in milliliters, that the athletes … [Read more...] about Beep Test – What Is Vo2Max?
During the beep test we're either running or turning! When it comes to turning, the wrong technique can drastically reduce your energy efficiency. One of our main objectives when performing the beep test is to do so as efficiently as possible. When we turn at the end lines it's important we get the … [Read more...] about Beep Test – Don’t Lunge, It Kills Your Turns
You need a specific training program for the beep test If you are training for the beep test its likely that you are needing to achieve a score for passing selection criteria for a sporting team or a job. The test will give a true indication of your current fitness level by testing your VO2 … [Read more...] about Training for the Beep Test