The Vitality High Performance Fitness Assessment is a fitness assessment for athletes who regularly take part in sporting activities and want to test their physical fitness and endurance using a maximal test. You may need clearance from your doctor to do this maximal test. Please check with your biokineticist when you book your appointment if you need clearance.
To do this assessment you need to fulfil certain qualifying criteria. Find out more information on the qualifying criteria.
To do this assessment you need to fulfil certain qualifying criteria. This criteria includes:
Being between 18 and 59 years old. There is an age limit because of general age-related health risks;
Having completed one of the selected cycling or running events within the qualifying times in the past year;
Having passed the pre-participation screening and given your consent.
The Vitality High Performance Fitness Assessment costs R460.10 and includes:
Anthropometric measurements, including your body mass, stature and body mass index
An evaluation of strength and flexibility to help with injury prevention
A cycling specific peak performance test which measures your heart rate response
You can earn up to 7 500 points for doing the Vitality Fitness Assessment, depending on how fit you are. These points will count towards you overall annual fitness points cap.
If you meet the criteria you can choose to just do the Vitality High Performance Fitness Assessment, and can earn up to 17 500 points, depending on how fit you are.
Terms and conditions apply. This benefit applies only to members of Discovery Health Medical Scheme. Members of other medical schemes administered by Discovery Health do not have access to this benefit.
The Vitality High Performance Fitness Assessment can be done at some of our biokineticists on the Vitality Wellness Network, please call them to confirm they have the right equipment before you make an appointment.
Earn up to an additional 10 000 points when you complete the Vitality High Performance Fitness Assessment
Before you can complete the assessment, you have to meet all the qualifying criteria and give your consent. Click here for more information on the qualifying criteria.