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Fast Talk Labs offers INSCYD testing.

INSCYD testing reveals your V02max, VLamax, anaerobic threshold, training zones, and more! After a detailed review of your INSCYD test results, you will know your strengths and weaknesses as an athlete and know how to train for big performance gains this season.

Everything You Need to Know About the INSCYD Test

The INSCYD test yields a powerful set of metrics, including a complete metabolic profile. Coach Ryan Kohler details the test protocol and analysis. OPEN ACCESS DURING THE OLYMPICS.

What Is INSCYD?

INSCYD is a remote, protocol-based physiology test that has been validated for accuracy against laboratory-grade physiology testing. Professional athletes and WorldTour cycling teams use INSCYD to test and monitor their training progress. 

How We Offer INSCYD Testing

Fast Talk Labs offers INSCYD testing to nonmembers and at special pricing for members. After you schedule your test, our coaches will provide instructions on how to perform an INSCYD test including a guided audio workout option. Once you have completed the test, you will send us your data files. Then we take care of the rest.

Your INSCYD test results reveal this about you: 

Metabolic Capacity 

  • VO2max: maximum aerobic power 
  • VLamax: maximum glycolytic power 
  • AT: anaerobic threshold 
  • FatMax: maximum fat metabolism 
  • CarbMax: carbohydrate metabolism 

Load Characteristics 

  • Metabolic demands & VO2 plotted against power output 
  • Lactate accumulation 
  • Fat and carbohydrate oxidation for nutrition planning 

Metabolic Fingerprint

  • Strengths and weaknesses at a glance 
  • Ranked against comparison groups 

INSCYD BASE TEST & ANALYSIS

Fast Talk Labs INSCYD Base Tests include:

  1. Clear pre-test instructions
  2. Video walkthrough of the test protocol
  3. Real-time audio file to guide you step-by-step through your test
  4. Your test results documentation
  5. Recorded video of your results
  6. Fast Talk Labs Library Members also get access to our Workshop exploring INSCYD, Forum support, and additional INSCYD content as it releases.

Our Base INSCYD testing assessment gives all of the benefits of a single INSCYD test plus a video review of your results emailed to you for your future reference.

Your personal video review will include much more than a basic report on your results. Our Head Coach and Physiologist Ryan Kohler will interpret your results so you’ll come away with an understanding of your strengths and weaknesses and some suggestions on training priorities to become a stronger, faster athlete.

Member pricing is only available to Library Members. Join now!

INSCYD ADVANCED TEST & IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS + SUGGESTED TRAINING

Fast Talk Labs INSCYD Advanced Tests include:

  1. Clear pre-test instructions
  2. Video walkthrough of the test protocol
  3. Real-time audio file to guide you step-by-step through your test
  4. Your test results documentation
  5. Recorded video of your results
  6. 45-minute consultation with our Head Coach and Physiologist Ryan Kohler with an in-depth review of your metabolic capacities and nutritional preparation
  7. Fast Talk Labs Library Members also get access to our Workshop exploring INSCYD, Forum support, and additional INSCYD content as it releases.

Our INSCYD Advanced testing assessment builds on the Basic assessment by including a 45-minute consultation to discuss your results on Zoom plus a video recording for your future reference.

At your results analysis meeting, our Head Coach and Physiologist Ryan Kohler will offer an in-depth interpretation of your test results to explore your strengths, weaknesses, and hidden potential.

Kohler will recommend a training approach based on your results to help you meet your goals. This approach will include your training priorities as revealed by your INSCYD test results plus sample key workout progressions.

Member pricing is only available to Library Members. Join now!

INSCYD 2-PACK

Set yourself up for an early, mid, late, or off-season of scientific, lab-grade monitoring with a 2-pack of INSCYD tests at a discount.

Testing includes one (1) Advanced and one (1) Basic assessment that you can use at your convenience throughout the season, or schedule to track progress over the entire year with guidance from our expert coaching staff to help you achieve your goals.

Member pricing is only available to Library Members. Join now!

INSCYD 4-PACK

Set yourself up for a full season of scientific, lab-grade monitoring with a 4-pack of INSCYD tests at a discount.

Testing includes one (1) Advanced and three (3) Basic assessments that you can use at your convenience throughout the season, or schedule quarterly to track progress over the entire year with guidance from our expert coaching staff to help you achieve your goals.

Member pricing is only available to Library Members. Join now!