Using Correct Foot Placement Will Help Your Beep Test Score To improve our beep test score we need to use the best turning technique we can. Turning is a large part of performing the beep test. In the test you're either running or turning. When we turn we can easily use more effort and energy than … [Read more...] about Beep Test Turning Technique – Using The Correct Foot Placement
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Spice Your Beep Test Training Up With Interval Training The beep test really is a unique fitness activity. It doesn’t focus heavily on low intensity and long distances nor does it focus on very high intensity and short distances. Part of the reason the beep test is so challenging is that it takes … [Read more...] about How Interval Training Can Improve Your Beep Test Score
The golden rule of training in my opinion is the rule of specificity. This simply means that your training should be as specific as possible to your training goal. One of the issues preparing for a beep test using a treadmill is the lack of ability to simulate turning 180 degrees. This is not the … [Read more...] about Treadmills and Specificity for Beep Test Training
The beep test is a well known fitness testing method and is used to measure the cardiovascular endurance fitness of players from a variety of sports including basketball. The beep test is highly relevant to basketball players because of the inherent similarities of movement and fitness requirements … [Read more...] about Using the Beep Test for Better Basketball Fitness
I’m still surprised at how many people are very attached to their beloved treadmills. When I’m speaking with people about the best methods for improving their beep test scores the discussion often ends up being about how they can incorporate a treadmill into their beep test training program. There … [Read more...] about Treadmill Training for the Beep Test – 4 Benefits to Consider
Your turning technique will impact on your beep test score! When we do the beep test, we're either running or we're turning. So, it's fair to say your beep test turning technique is important. One of the over riding strategies we teach at the Beep Test Academy is to be as efficient as possible and … [Read more...] about Beep Test Turning In A Straight Line!
Where to do the beep test One of the first considerations should be, where can you do your beep test training safely? In order to do your training safely you will need a flat surface of at least 30 meters. Of course the official beep test is done over 20 meters, but for safety, you'll need … [Read more...] about What Equipment Do I Need For The Beep Test?
The Beep Test is often used to determine your VO2 Max Vo2max is simply the maximum volume of oxygen the body is able to process at any given time during high intensity exercise. A more technical description is that vo2max is the maximum amount of oxygen, measured in milliliters, that the athletes … [Read more...] about Beep Test – What Is Vo2Max?
We all know that breathing effectively is an important part of exercise. The need to breathe effectively and efficiently is very important for good beep test performance. I regularly talk with people about beep test training and discuss ways to go about improving beep test scores. One of the most … [Read more...] about Beep Test Breathing Technique