What does a Fitness Calculator – calculate?

Fitness or maximum oxygen up-take is the best measurement when we describe our general health – according to scientists at a hearth trainings center in Norway.

This Fitness calculator is evidence based - what is average fitness level, at which age.

Fitness number you ought to achieve:

Age VO2max women VO2max men
20-29 years 43 54
30-39 years 40 49
40-49 years 38 47
50-59 years 34 42
60-69 years 31 39
70 years + 27 34

Active middle-aged people can have the same maximal oxygen uptake as 20-29 year olds:

Age-group Inactive Highly active
Men 20-29 years 47 60
Men 50-59 years 38 47
Women 20-29 years 37 49
Women 50-59 years 31 37

More than 5500 healthy Norwegians between the ages of 13 – 90 years have been test group for this Fitness Calculator you now use. (Source: Cardiac Exercise Research Group)

Fitness Calculator

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