Sweat diagnostic kit -
Get your results in 8 easy steps

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LEARN HOW IT WORKS

Improve your personal best
in a few simple steps

STEP 1:

Clean & desinfect

Before your training: Wash your hands with soap and clean your forearm with the supplied desinfectant patches.

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STEP 2:

Apply patches

Stick the absorbent patch on your right forearm and remove the foil.

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STEP 3:

Train > 1 hour

Now you should train (cycling or running) for at least 1 hour with high intensity - equal to your race intensity so that you sweat enough

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STEP 4:

Remove patches

After your training: Peel the patch on the short side and roll it, avoiding contact with the absorbant part of the patch.

Important: The absorbant part of the patch with your sweat should be on the outer side of the Role.

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STEP 5:

Train > 1 hour

Remove the plug of the tube and insert the patch (from STEP 3). Roll it slightly. We need your sweat.

Close the tube with the plug and use the "transport seal" (A) to secure the plug.

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STEP 6:

Close the package and send it to us

Put the filled tube in the box and secure the box with the provided stickers (B). Stick the sticker with your SWEAT-ID and the QR-Code (C) on the outside of the box.

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Stick your free return label on the box and bring the package to the next parcel store.

STEP 7:

Register
the pack

To get your shipment label register your sweat diagnostic kit on our website with your SWEAT-ID or with the QR-Code in our App.

You can find your individual SWEAT PACK-ID above the QR-Code on the black sticker in your sweat diagnostic kit.

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STEP 8:

Get results

A few days after sending us your results you will receive an email or get a notification in our App.

You can download the App in your Appstore.

 

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How you use the stickers

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GET ANSWERS

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it really free?
The starter version is really free and it allows you to create unlimited test sessions to generate your individual sweat profile.

Depending on your needs we offer additional schedules, ending up in the IRONMAN® plan - within that you can relax and focus on your training itself. We cover the part of your fueling - regardless of your nutrition supplier.

You'll find a free plan in our Plans & Pricing.
How can I integrate my results in the app?

An integration screen in the app is coming soon. Just type in your values and we will use them in the background for our calculations.

No time to wait? No problem. Just send us an email. We will directly integrate your results.

Get more information about the App

What is the sweat pack?

With our sweat diagnostic kit, the Sweat Pack, you can easily analyze your sweat during your workout.

The composition of sweat varies from athlete to athlete. Sweat consists of 99% water and is primarily used for thermoregulation. Sodium is dissolved in it and is the most important electrolyte in the context of substitution.

The sodium content varies between 200mg and 2300mg per liter of sweat.

The basis of the Sweat Pack is a scientifically validated method which was designed for sweat analysis in the field and further developed by us.

How does the sweat diagnostic kit work?

In your sweat kit you can find a flyer with further instructions about wich steps you should pass to get your personal sweat analysis. For more details you can take a look in our 'How to use the sweat kit'.

What is your individual sweat profile?

If there is a major, unbalanced sweat loss, your blood volume decreases. The blood becomes more viscous and the oxygen transport to your muscles is reduced. Already from a sweat loss of more than 2% of your body weight, your body therefore limits its performance.

Depending on the type of sport, indoor or outdoor and under very warm conditions, your sweat flow can be up to 4 liters per hour.

We will take all the parameters into account to get the most individual support as possible. In our App you can figure out your individual sweat profile.

How can the App help me?

The app supports you in creating your individual sweat profile. Based on that we will create your fueling strategy.

Considering your individual energy demand, your race course and your sodium loss in correlation, we will be able to provide you a 100% individual pacing strategy.

The BESTZEIT app is a new way to sum up your pains in the fourth discipline and break your personal best. 

Download the App here!

What is the best time for testing?

We recommend to test at the beginning of your training cycle before your main / high intense training phase as you come closer to race day.

The perfect timing for your last test would be 2-3 weeks before your final raceday.

Should I purchase a plan?

Nutrition out of mind in training and in competition.

With our individual plans, we cover your back in the issue of nutrition regardless of your nutrition supplier.

Our loew monthly payment provides you with no risk. So you don't have to worry.

For more information check our Plans & Pricing

What is the carbohydrate combustion?

The amount of energy you have stored in form of carbohydrates in muscle and liver glycogen is biologically limited. 

Your carbohydrate combustion is the connection between your recommended carbohydrate intake and your power output, depending on your training level, your current threshold, VO2max and much more.

We can show you how much carbohydrates you'll need aligned to your current power output.

For your race day we will create a 100% customized fueling and pacing strategy based on your own and individual data.

You can get more information about the procedure in our Carbohydrate Test section.

 

Is my data safe?

BESTZEIT is a company in the Southwest of Germany. We are subject to german data protection regulations.