I learned some things about myself as a result of participating in a research study. The study is trying to determine the effect of a supplement product on delayed onset muscle soreness. The focal point of the study is making me run downhill for an hour (on a treadmill) then measuring how sore I am the following three days. Before we get there, they are doing some blood work and made some biometric measurements.
...I'm 6'1" tall! Thought I was 6 feet flat.
13.9% body fat! I have about DOUBLED my body fat since the last study I did. I used to be at 7.3%-7.5%. Perhaps this is due to a different person testing me. All three readings were performed with the caliper method, which has a fairly wide variance. I doubt that I was ever really down at 7.5%, probably closer to 9%. I'd like to think that I'm not at 14% right now but I've not been training so much and my diet is pretty crappy compared to other times in my life.
My VO2max went from 77mlO2/kg body weight/minute a few years ago to 64 today. I have to do another VO2max test and I hope to get at least a couple points higher.