Performance Measures Test

This is a blood test designed for athletes who want to optimise their training and improve performance the smart way.

This test includes 8 biomarkers, which are essential for optimising performance. It has been created specifically to cater to both professional and recreational athletes.

Amongst the biomarkers included in this test are those that help to indicate any muscle damage or potential overtraining.

The insight from this blood test can help you to understand the impact of your current training regime and in turn to train smarter for improved performance.

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

Why take a performance measures test?

  • You’re a professional or recreational athlete who wants to understand the impact of their training on their body
  • You’re an athlete who wants to use a key biomarkers analysis to help to devise smarter training plans to improve performance

Benefits of performance measures testing

As an athlete (whether recreational or professional) you’re almost certainly already measuring key performance indicators like like time trained, overall performance in terms of strength and stamina, nutrition and recovery times. But to truly understand the impact of your training and to understand how to better use your training time, you need internal insight.

Our performance measures blood test is designed specifically for athletes looking for insight into markers indicating over training or muscle damage. The results can help you to plan smarter training and ultimately to improve your overall athletic performance.

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
  • Haemoglobin
  • Ferritin


Tested biomarkers
  • hs-CRP


Tested biomarkers
  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
  • Testosterone (total)


Tested biomarkers
  • Creatine Kinase

Vitamins & minerals

Tested biomarkers
  • Vitamin D (25 OH)
  • Vitamin B12 (active)

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

Mark , 29

I suffer from a hereditary condition which causes my body to store too much iron.  My biggest issue before using Forth was getting an appointment with my GP.  Now using Forth I can track my iron levels quick and easily and take action before levels start to affect my health.

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Test cost: £139.00

Estimated turnaround 2 days From receipt of sample

Test type: phlebotomy

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