Sweat Test Kit

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If you want to push yourself to your limits, knowing your numbers and understanding how your body responds is vital to success. Stop guessing and let Pro4mance dial in your hydration.

energy-gelsThe Pro4mance Sweat Test Kit is used to analyse your sweat content and give you specific numbers relative to your bodies unqiue physiology. These numbers will provide vital information such as sodium loss per hour, sodium loss per L, sweat rate in L and % body weight loss. This information will be gathered during a 30 or 60 minute test.

Once you return your sweat samples and relevant information to us, we will analyse them and prepare a sweat test report with all your numbers. Our Pro4mance sweat test report will contain all of the information we have gathered and how you can use them specifically to develop a hydration strategy based on your individual physiology.

If you are trying to get the most out of your body and push yourself to your limits, knowing your numbers and understanding how your body responds is vital to success. Stop guessing and let Pro4mance dial in your hydration.

SWEAT KIT:
3 Sterile Water Wipes
3 Tegaderm + Pad Sweat Patches
3 10 ml Syringes
3 Specimen Jars
2 Hygienic Disposable Gloves
1 Plastic Tweezers
1 Padded Envelope
1 Self-Addressed Express Post Bag

HOW DOES IT WORK:
Once you purchase the Pro4mance Sweat Test, we will ship you out the sweat test kit with instructions on how to use everything. After performing the 30 or 60 minute test, you will gather all of the information and send them back to us via the supplied express sachet. We will then analyse your samples and prepare a sweat report so that you can customise your hydration.

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Directions

1. Open your sweat test kit and ensure all the contents are there
2. Select either a 30 or 60 minute test (run or ride – ideally in a control environment)
3. Each test will be completed at race pace (Either by heart rate or power)
4. Weigh yourself naked (or with minimal clothing) and record your weight
5. Use the wipes to clean your skin where you are going to apply the sweat patches
6. Apply the sweat patches to hairless skin (forehead, inner forearms, chest, thighs)
7. Complete either a 30 or 60 minute test
8. Remove the sweat patches with the supplied tweezers and gloves
9. Open up the syringe and place the sweat patch within the syringe
10. Squeeze the contents of the sweat patch with the syringe into the specimen jar
11. Do this again to the other 2 sweat patches
12. Close the specimen jars and place sticker tape over then for extra protection
13. Remove your clothing, wipe yourself down, re weigh yourself and record your weight
14. Complete the attached paper work
15. Put the completed paperwork and specimen jars into the padded envelop and then into the express post bag
16. Take your express post bag and post it at your nearest post office or post box.
17. Once we receive your samples, we will analysis them and get in contact with you with your results

How do I receive my results?
Once we have analysed your sweat samples, we will send you your results within a document. This document will also contain information explaining your results and how to make changes to your hydration and electrolyte intake to help address any issues that you may have.

What happens if I have further questions about my results
Once we have sent you your results, we will follow this up with a phone call to discuss your results and make sure you understand what is happening. This will also give you an opportunity to ask any questions you may have with your results and how to make changes to your nutrition.

How long does it take to get my results?
We test all sweat samples the same day as we receive them, we the allow 2-3 days for these results to be analysed and added to your sweat test reporting document. In general, you should have your results 3-5 days after we receive your samples.

How do I do the sweat tests?
We have put together a video which explains how to use the sweat test kit. Please refer to this video above.

Can I drink during my sweat test?
Yes, you can drink during your sweat test, but you must be holding or have your drink bottle on the scales when you weigh yourself before and after the sweat test. This will allow us to calculate you correct sweat loss.

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