VO2 Max Calculator 

VO2 Max is the maximum volume of oxygen that can be utilized in 1 minute during maximal or exhaustive exercise. It is measured as mls of oxygen used in 1 minute per kg of body weight.

Calculate VO2 Max 

Rockport Fitness Walking VO2 Max Test

  1. Choose a calm day outdoors or conduct this test using a treadmill
  2. Record your weight
  3. Conduct a moderate warm-up for 10 minutes
  4. Walk one mile (1609 meters) as fast as safely possible
  5. Record the time to complete the one mile walk
  6. Immediately on finishing the walk record your heart rate (beats per minute)
  7. Determine your VO2 max using data from your Rockport Fitness Walking Test and calculate below

For an estimate of your VO2 max enter your gender, age, weight, heart rate at the end of the test, the time to complete the walk and then select the Calculate button. Compare your result to the appropriate table, titled for men or women and organized by age group, below.

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    Age years
    Heart Rate bpm
    Timemins secs
    VO2 Max mls/kg/min
  • Rockport walking fitness VO2 max test.

Very Poor 33.0 or less | Poor 33.0 – 36.4 | Fair 36.5 – 42.4 | Good 42.5 – 46.4 | Excellent 46.5 – 52.4 | Superior 52.4+

Very Poor 23.6 or less | Poor 23.6 – 28.9 | Fair 29.0 – 32.9 | Good 33.0 – 36.9 | Excellent 37.0 – 41.0 | Superior 41.0+

VO2 Tables Reference: The Physical Fitness Specialist Certification Manual, The Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research, Dallas TX, revised 1997 printed in Advance Fitness Assessment & Exercise Prescription, 3rd Edition, Vivian H. Heyward, 1998. p48.

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calculators was last modified: September 24th, 2017 by Derek Curtice