INSCYD Power-Performance Decoder (PPD)
INSCYD PPD provides the same level of accuracy as lab testing
- 2 hr2 hours
- 150 British pounds£150
- Customer's Place
When it comes to physiological parameters, field tests with power meters have - up to now - been of very limited use only. Lab diagnostics were needed to measure aerobic and anaerobic capacities, and fat and carbohydrate combustion rate. Field testing could – at best - estimate only the athlete’s FTP values, resulting in a very insufficient way of benchmarking performance. The biggest gap with this approach – all context of understanding how complex human performance truly is. This has changed! Introducing INSCYD’s Power-Performance Decoder (PPD). The Power-Performance Decoder allows me to test athletes remotely: outdoor or indoor. Test on their time, or as part of a regular training session, alone on the road or trainer. Once i've received the powermeter files of the test session, i'll input the data in INSCYD’S scientifically validated software. PPD is the first and only tool combining physiological lab data (lactate values or VO2 captured in the lab or field) with field-tested powermeter data. Up to now, athletes went to a performance diagnostics lab for a lactate or VO2max test for physiological data. Next, a coach might have them ride a power duration test, outdoors or on a trainer. The problem? Test results stood separately, without a way to melt them together. There was no way to capture a complete performance profile. PPD changes this! By merging physiological test data and field derived powermeter data, it enables coaches and athletes to see – for the first time - how the bodies energy systems work together, and how they are to be looked at as a complete unit. Thoroughly tested by pro cycling teams and cycle coaches Derived and based only on fundamental, peer reviewed basic science, INSCYD’s Power-Performance Decoder is used by the highest ranked cyclists and triathletes around the world. Over the last few months, PPD has been beta tested by pro teams CCC Team, JUMBO-VISMA, Alpecin-Fenix, SEG Racing as well as by many World Tour coaches and coaching businesses. Testing and benchmarking has been done in direct comparison to lactate- and lab testing, ensuring top-level cycle coaching and endurance coaches have guaranteed accuracy, AND validation. PPD offers up the following data • Maximum aerobic performance (VO2max) • Maximum glycolytic performance (VLamax) • Accumulation and recovery of lactate • Fat and Carbohydrate combustion rates • Aerobic vs. anaerobic energy contribution ratios • Anaerobic Threshold
Lactate testing sessions are booked at time of purchase. Exercise levels during the test will be progressive and regulated by the trainer. By agreeing to participate in Sparks into Life Lactate test you are agreeing to follow the guidelines set out by your trainer throughout the duration of the test. A minimum 24 hour cancellation policy applies to scheduled sessions. Sessions cancelled less than 24 hours in advance will be charged in full to the client. As your personal trainer if I am absent due to holiday or sickness, your session will be refunded or rescheduled. If a session is cancelled within 24 hours by the myself, a complementary session will be offered. The cancellation policy will be adhered to in all cases. Sessions will last up to 2 hours unless otherwise stated and shall start at the scheduled time. Sessions will not be extended due to lateness of the client or due to interruptions caused by the client. Sessions must be paid for in advance before the session commences by debit/credit card online or via bank transfer. Refunds will not be given due to illness, injury or non participation.
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