Performance measures

This test includes 8 key biomarkers which are essential for optimising performance.  Created specifically for recreational and professional athletes, it gives you insight into key performance markers which can indicate muscle damage or be a sign of over-training.  This test is for those who want to optimise their performance.

Test cost:
£139.00
Test type: phlebotomy
Estimated turnaround
2 days
From receipt of sample

Key benefits when using Forth testing

Fast & accurate

Fast & accurate analysis from accredited laboratory

Convenient

Tests can be done at home

Secure

Secure access to online results

Online dashboard

Online dashboard which tracks results over time

Included in this test

Blood

Blood transports oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, hormones and waste products around the body. It consists of a number of cellular components; red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets, as well as a liquid called plasma. Red blood cells are an important oxygen transporter while white blood cells defend the body against infection.

Tested biomarkers
  • Haemoglobin
  • Ferritin

Cardiovascular

Your cardiovascular system consists of your heart and the network of arteries, veins and capillaries which are responsible for transporting oxygen, hormones and nutrients throughout the body. Unfortunately, coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the UK. Factors which increase the risk of heart disease include high cholesterol, smoking, being overweight and lack of exercise.

Tested biomarkers
  • hs-CRP

Metabolic

Metabolism refers to the chemical processes which take place within your body that converts food into energy. Good nutrition is essential for a healthy metabolism. Problems with your metabolism can lead to fluctuations in weight as well as fatigue or hyperactivity.

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

Muscle

Muscles support movement and help circulate blood and other substances throughout the body. Good muscle tone can help to prevent injury.

Tested biomarkers
  • Creatine Kinase

Vitamins & minerals

Healthy levels of vitamins and minerals are essential for your body to function properly. Some vitamins known as fat soluble can be stored in your body whilst others known as water soluble cannot. You can usually get all the vitamins and minerals you need by eating a varied and balanced diet.

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

Testimonials
Piers , 22

Forth provided and excellent service. I was able to have my bloods taken from a clinic close by and my results came through very quickly.

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Test cost: £139.00

Estimated turnaround 2 days From receipt of sample

Test type: phlebotomy

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