In short, is your training plan working for you? The benefit of periodic performance or physiological tests is that it provide a basis for measuring the effectiveness of your training program / regimen, and training improvement. We provided examples of what an assessment would look like, see links below.
This data helps the athlete and coach set and or adjust training priorities based on the assessment results. With a clear understanding of your current fitness status you can eliminate junk mileage and get the most out of your training sessions.
Train Smarter Not Harder
Eliminate The Guesswork and Track Your Progress
When a plateau in performance results is noticed the next step is to identify the variable or root cause. If you’re self coached this would be an opportunity to discuss with a fitness professional to help dial in your training to maximize your results.