Power

Our Power tracking profile is designed for athletes and body builders involved in strength and resistance training. Power sports require certain markers to be at optimal level, whilst power athletes also need to ensure muscles are allowed to recover and re-build. This package tracks markers of muscle damage and hormones together with other health markers that can be affected by strength training.

Test cost:
£89.00
per test
Test type: finger prick
This a subscription package and you will receive a new test kit at the duration of your choice (every 1, 2, or 3 months). Subscription can be paused or cancelled online at any time.
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Estimated turnaround
2 days
From receipt of sample

Key benefits when using Forth’s tracking service

Fast & accurate

Fast & accurate analysis from accredited laboratory

Convenient

Tests can be done at home

Secure

Secure access to online results

Online dashboard

Online dashboard which tracks results over time

Included in this test

Cardiovascular

Your cardiovascular system consists of your heart and the network of arteries, veins and capillaries which are responsible for transporting oxygen, hormones and nutrients throughout the body. Unfortunately, coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the UK. Factors which increase the risk of heart disease include high cholesterol, smoking, being overweight and lack of exercise.

Tested biomarkers
  • hs-CRP

Kidney

The kidneys remove harmful waste products from your body and regulates your body's water levels. They also control the release of certain substances such as electrolytes back into your bloodstream thereby maintaining the body's balance. Poor kidney function can lead to the build-up of waste products in your body causing headaches, a loss of energy, weight gain and more.

Tested biomarkers
  • eGFR
  • Creatinine

Liver

The liver performs hundreds of complex functions including fighting infections and illness, removing toxins, controlling cholesterol levels, helping blood to clot, aiding digestion and producing proteins. A good diet is essential in maintaining a healthy and efficient liver. Poor liver health can lead to disease, weight gain and a lack of energy.

Tested biomarkers
  • Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT)

Metabolic

Metabolism refers to the chemical processes which take place within your body that converts food into energy. Good nutrition is essential for a healthy metabolism. Problems with your metabolism can lead to fluctuations in weight as well as fatigue or hyperactivity.

Tested biomarkers
  • Testosterone (total)
  • Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin
  • Luteinising Hormone (LH)
  • Free Androgen Index
  • Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)

Muscle

Muscles support movement and help circulate blood and other substances throughout the body. Good muscle tone can help to prevent injury.

Tested biomarkers
  • Creatine Kinase

How it works

Collect sample

We will send you a finger prick kit to use at home

Post sample

Pop your sample in the post to us using a pre-paid envelope

Online results

View your results on your secure personal health dashboard

 

See how a simple test can improve your performance...

I ran my first marathon in 2014 which left me feeling exhausted and constantly unwell.  What I didn’t know then was that my iron and vitamin D levels were incredibly low.  I wasn’t going to make the same mistake again.  By using Forth to test key biomarkers in the preparation for the London marathon has given me the confidence to get on with my training, as well as putting me in control of the areas I need to improve.  I’ll be testing again after my race to see how all the hard training has affected my numbers.

Jude Peck, 42, Running mum

 
 

As a professional athlete keeping healthy is very important.  This is where Forth has been a massive help.  I suffer from a hereditary condition which causes my body to store too much iron.  My biggest issue before using Forth was getting an appointment with my GP.  Now using Forth I can track my iron quickly and easily and take action before levels start to affect my health and my performance.  This puts me back on a level playing field with my competitors and I am able to compete to the highest level I can.

Mark Threlfall, Professional triathlete

 

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Test cost: £89.00 per test

Estimated turnaround 2 days From receipt of sample

Test type: finger prick

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