How fit are you really? Strength & cardio tests for people over thirty.
Before you can start making progress as an athlete, it’s important to understand where you currently stand in key areas, and where your strengths and weaknesses are. In today’s episode, we’ll be discussing basic tests and assessments that can help you understand where your current strength and cardio levels stand and what you need to work on. It’s important to remember that these tests are not meant to make anyone feel inadequate – they’re just necessary for assessing your current capabilities and providing a starting point. Listen in to hear Josh and James Breese discuss balance tests, basic cardio and strength tests, and why thorough assessments matter.
Topics Discussed in This Episode:
- Snapshotting your current strength and cardio levels
- The advanced balance test
- Tests for basic strength
- Basic cardio tests
- Pullups and chin-ups
- Pushing exercises
- The farmer’s walk
- Deadlifts and back squats
- Why it’s important to be thorough with testing and assessments
Quotes From the Show:
“One of the biggest problems we see time and time again is people underestimating their own ability.” –James Breese
“If your grip is weak, you’re never going to be able to lift as much as you possibly can do.” –James Breese
“Most people don’t have good scapula health.” –James Breese