Optimise your fitness, perform at your best

Use blood testing insights to level up your recovery time, cardio fitness, and metabolism.

Sports performance blood test

Check specific health markers that can affect your performance. And get personalised GP advice to improve your results. Do your test at home or visit a nurse and get your results in 15 days.
You will be directed to book an appointment at a Superdrug clinic after purchase.
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  • Test arrives in 1-2 working days
  • Results in as little as 48 hours
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Why take this blood test?

No two bodies are the same. That’s why you get advice based on your results and personal fitness goals.

Your GP report explains how specific health markers affect your fitness and training — like your hormones and nutrient levels.

If an imbalance affects your training, we help you get back on track with tailored lifestyle advice. And you can treat certain nutrient deficiencies with premium supplements.

More than 70% of customers improve their health by their second blood test.

Dr Vishal Shah vitamin D commentary sports performance blood test

What's covered in this blood test?

Free testosterone

Overtraining and under-recovery might cause your testosterone levels to drop, affecting your performance. Optimal levels can improve your energy and endurance during workouts.
This affects:
Energy Levels
Muscle Health

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is essential for maintaining strong bones and muscles. Optimal levels might help prevent injuries, promote muscular performance, and support lower body strength.
This affects:
Body Strength
Bones And Joints
Muscle Health

Omega-3 and 6

Optimal omega-3 and 6 can promote heart rate recovery and reduce delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). This is a sore, aching, and painful feeling in your muscles after exercise.
This affects:
Heart Rate
Muscle Health
Recovery Time

Advanced iron profile

A ferritin deficiency can affect your fitness. If you’re an athlete or have periods, you have a higher risk of developing low iron due to sweat and blood loss.
This affects:
Cardio Fitness
Energy Levels

HbA1c (diabetes risk)

HbA1c is an important marker of your blood sugar control. Regular exercise helps maintain normal levels. Plus, cardio fitness and normal blood sugar control are closely linked.
This affects:
Cardio Fitness
Diabetes Risk
Heart Health

Cholesterol (lipid profile)

Your body needs cholesterol to make hormones, vitamin D, and bile. Regular exercise promotes optimal HDL cholesterol levels — the type that protects you from heart disease and stroke.
This affects:
Heart Health

Vitamin B9 (folate)

Folate is essential for producing red blood cells — these carry oxygen around your body. Low levels might lead to tiredness, muscle weakness, and shortness of breath.
This affects:
Energy Levels
Muscle Health
Red Blood Cells

How it works

Thriva blood test kit

Do your test

Your kit arrives in 1-2 days. Find out how to collect your sample at home. You’ll need to fill 2 tubes for this test — around 10 drops of blood.

Get results in 15 days

Free post your sample to our lab and get your results in 15 days. Access your GP report online or on the app in your results dashboard.

Supercharge your training

Follow the advice in your GP report to support your fitness and performance. Check your progress by doing another blood test in 3 months.

From the expert

“Blood testing gives you great insights into optimising your fitness.

It’s incredibly useful to understand what’s going on in your body and how that can affect performance during and after exercise.

This package does exactly that — our doctors give you specific insights related to fitness to help your body perform at its best.”

— Dr Macarena Staudenmaier MD MSc,

Clinical Innovation Manager

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Our blood testing kits are CE-marked, and we work with UKAS-accredited labs that are registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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