Improving Health and Fitness Test

Our Improving Health and Fitness test builds on our Baseline test package. In addition to the Baseline test’s liver function, cholesterol level analysis and energy markers checks, this test includes a full blood count, kidney function insight,  thyroid function testing, pre-diabetes checks and takes a more detailed look at levels of key vitamins and minerals.

This is the test for those who are serious about improving their overall health and fitness. It measures 40 biomarkers to give you an incredibly comprehensive analysis of your overall health.

Test cost:
Test type: phlebotomy
Estimated turnaround
2 days
From receipt of sample

Why take a test to improve health and fitness?

  • You’re serious about improving your health and fitness for whatever reason at all and want to start with a clear picture of your internal health
  • You want a clear picture of your existing health to understand where, if anywhere, you can make improvements to live a healthier life

Benefits of health and fitness testing

We have more tools than ever at our disposable to health us to monitor our health. Wearable technology can help us to measure heart rate, activity and sleep, while there are devices and accompanying accessories to help us to easily track blood pressure, nutrition and body fat.

But to truly understand your overall health, you need a picture of the inside! By taking our test designed for those looking to improve health and fitness, you get the missing piece of the puzzle – an analysis of your internal health based on 40 key biomarkers.

This is a superb starting point for understanding your health and then working to improve both health and fitness to live a longer, healthier life.

Key benefits when using Forth testing

Fast & accurate

Fast & accurate analysis from accredited laboratory


Tests can be done at home


Secure access to online results

Online dashboard

Online dashboard which tracks results over time

Included in this test


Tested biomarkers
  • White Blood Cell Count (WBC)
  • Transferrin Saturation
  • Red Blood Cell (RBC)
  • RBC Distribution Width (RDW)
  • Platelet Count
  • Neutrophils
  • Monocytes
  • Mean Platelet Volume (MPV)
  • Mean Corpuscular Volume (MCV)
  • Mean Corpscular Haemoglobin Concentration (MCHC)
  • Mean Cell Haemoglobin (MCH)
  • Lymphocytes
  • Iron
  • Haemoglobin
  • Haematocrit (HCT)
  • Eosinophils
  • Basophils


Tested biomarkers
  • Triglycerides
  • Total Cholesterol
  • LDL
  • HDL % of Total Cholesterol
  • HDL


Tested biomarkers
  • Urea
  • Creatinine
  • Albumin


Tested biomarkers
  • Total Protein
  • Globulin
  • Gamma GT
  • Bilirubin (total)
  • Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP)
  • Albumin
  • Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT)


Tested biomarkers
  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
  • HbA1c

Vitamins & minerals

Tested biomarkers
  • Vitamin D (25 OH)
  • Vitamin B12 (active)
  • Folate (serum)
  • Corrected Calcium
  • Calcium

How it works

Collect sample

We will send you a finger prick kit to use at home

Post sample

Pop your sample in the post to us using a pre-paid envelope

Online results

View your results on your secure personal health dashboard

Jude , 42

Using Forth to test key biomarkers has given me the confidence to get on with my training, as well as putting me in control of the areas I need to improve.  I’ll be testing again after my next race to see how all the hard training has affected my numbers.

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Test cost: £249.00

Estimated turnaround 2 days From receipt of sample

Test type: phlebotomy

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