Metabolic Testing with Coach Dan Shamburg, MS, CSCS

To schedule your VO2max test, follow these steps. If you have any questions, please send an email to: or call 858-210-5975.


Step 1: Purchase and schedule your metabolic test.

To purchase your VO2max or Resting Metabolic test, use the PayPal link below. Be sure to select if you prefer a Treadmill or Cycle test.

Metabolic Testing

After completing your purchase, be sure to schedule your test with the link below or call Coach Dan at 858-210-5975.


Step 2: Download and fill out consent forms, here:

You can email the forms or bring them in with you to your appointment.


Step 3: Prepare for your Test

VO2max Test

Wear loose and comfortable clothing appropriate for running on a treadmill or riding a stationary bike.

Refrain from vigorous aerobic exercise for 24hours prior to test.

The total appointment time is 45 minutes.  Testing takes approximately 5-15 minutes and there will be a post test data review which takes about 10 minutes.

Resting Metabolic Test

Avoid eating or consuming caffeine for at least two (2) hours prior to the test.


Step 4: Arrive at Shift-Fitness for your VO2 test.

We are located at 6451 El Camino Real, Suite B-2, Carlsbad, CA 92009. We share space with San Diego Premier Training and R.I.S.E. Physical Therapy. If you have trouble with directions, please call 858-210-5975.