HPL Partnership

We are very excited to be apart of the SPRAG-HAYWIRE Community where both boxes are now partnered with the Human Performance Lab (HPL) at UMHB. As a SPRAG-HAYWIRE member, you will have exclusive access to nutritional counseling, performance testing, and top of the line laboratory testing provided by the HPL (more listed below). Access to this invaluable resource will take your CrossFit experience to a whole new level as you seek to meet your health and fitness goals. Please be sure to inform the HPL personnel that you are a SPRAG-HAYWIRE member, they will verify for rate to apply.

The HPL Mission


The Human Performance Laboratory (HPL) in the Exercise & Sport Science Department at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is dedicated to evaluating various aspects of human performance and the various interactions associated with exercise training, supplementation, and nutritional intervention.  The HPL is dedicated to serving all research participants with superior care, quality, and respect. Every decision and every action by the employees should move the lab in this direction.

Lab Description

The HPL originated in the Exercise & Sport Science Department at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in 2004.  The HPL was developed to support the activity of the new Exercise Science Masters Degree at UMHB, to support the research endeavors of the faculty and the academic goals of the Exercise & Sport Science Department.  Since the fall of 2006, the HPL had undergone several renovations and equipment upgrades to support the HPL mission.  Currently, the HPL is conducting several ongoing internal and externally funded research trials that fall under the HPL mission.  In addition, the researchers of the HPL maintain an active agenda for collaboration research with various professionals across the country.

Research Capabilities

  • Anaerobic Capacity Testing
  • Blood Assessment (clinical chemistries, immune analyses)
  • Blood Collection (finger stick, venipuncture)
  • Body Composition Assessment
  • Bone Mineral Density Assessment (DEXA)
  • Cardiopulmonary Testing
  • Endurance Performance Testing
  • Exercise Training Facilities (on or off site)
  • Dietary Nutrition Analysis
  • Hormone analyses (ELISA, EIA, PhosphoELISA )
  • Lactate Analysis
  • Resting Energy Expenditure
  • Strength and Conditioning Testing
  • Strength Testing (Isokinetic & Isotonic)

Contact Information:

Human Performance Laboratory
900 College Street BX 8010
Belton, Texas 76513
(254) 295-5571

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1008 Arbor Park Dr. Ste C Belton, TX 76513
At the Corner of 121 and 190 in Belton.
(Belton Business Park)

Phone Numbers:
Blaine – (254)760-3636
Adam – (682)554-4411
Derek – (254)791-9876

Quick email: Team@crossfitsprag.com

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