How to avoid wrong result in Polar Fitness Test

To get a reliable fitness test result you should

  • avoid eating a heavy meal, smoking and coffee for 2-3 hours before the test.

  • avoid unusually heavy physical effort during the test day and the day before.

  • avoid alcoholic beverages or pharmacological stimulants during the test day and the day before.

  • carry out the test when you are relaxed and calm. The test should be done at rest in a lying or sitting position.

  • make sure that the testing environment is peaceful without disturbing noises (e.g. tv, radio or telephone). Talking during the test, coughing, body movement or excitement may disturb the test.