Thread: VO2 Max test
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Old 04-26-2005, 03:26 PM   #4
Ryan Atkins
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Hey Ryan,

IIRC, certain problems exist with VO2 tests. For one, you get different results for different activities, even with the SAME person (i.e. your bike VO2 max will differ from your running VO2 max). CrossFit upholds the notion that doing multijoint, functional exercises at high intensity will develop a cardio capacity that is more generalized and readily adaptable to a wide range of tasks. This simply isn't possible when an athlete restricts himself to a single cardio modality.

Hope this helps,

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