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Army Physical Fitness Test Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Army Physical Fitness Test.

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5 Steps to Strengthen Your Immune System

Your immune system is important. Very much like your own personal army, it guards your body against attacks from invaders (like bacteria, fungi, and viruses), defending against infections and several kinds of cancer. And it’s smart, too, often...  Read more

Can You Be Overweight and Healthy?

Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating.  Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c...  Read more

6 Steps to Strengthen Your Immune System

Your immune system is important. Very much like your own personal army, it guards your body against attacks from invaders (like bacteria, fungi, and viruses), defending against infections and several kinds of cancer. And it’s smart, too, often...  Read more

What is Pre-Diabetes?

Before developing the serious health condition of type 2 diabetes, a person will almost always have pre-diabetes beforehand. But pre-diabetes is a condition without symptoms, meaning that many people can have it without even knowing it. Left unchecke...  Read more

Exercises to Boost Your Brain Power

When you work out, a few things probably run through your mind: changing your body composition, burning calories, building more muscle and strengthening your cardiovascular system. But did you know that there is one body part that most of us neglect...  Read more

In regards to my miscarraige post: blood test bein
Updated 9/21/2016 7:51:28 PM

In regards to my miscarraige post: blood test being retested tomorrow and have an appt with the ob Friday morning...I refuse to believe it's over until it's over...no bleeding or symptoms of m/c....It's in Gods Hands. For now, all is well :)...  Read more

If the steps are from everyday walking around, we do not recommend entering that as fitness. Those c
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If the steps are from everyday walking around, we do not recommend entering that as fitness. Those calories burned are already estimated and included in the BMR calculation we use so you don't want to double count that. Thanks for asking!...  Read more

Pregnancy tests arent darkening...first hcg levels were 23 (low but still considered pregnant accord
Updated 9/21/2016 11:46:10 AM

Pregnancy tests arent darkening...first hcg levels were 23 (low but still considered pregnant according to nurse, I'm 2-3wks along?, really early she said) second hcg level was 25:( doesn't look good, hoping otherwise though...  Read more

Kickboxing #fitness... And gaining weight .. :(
Updated 9/22/2016 12:55:21 AM

Kickboxing #fitness... And gaining weight .. :( I started kickboxing 2 wks ago going on 3 .. started at 145 and now im at 149 .. (HELP) has anyone gain weight and lost it .... i started kickboxing with the hopes of loosing 10 lbs Im 5'3...  Read more

Rather than tracking that as fitness, I'd suggest
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Rather than tracking that as fitness, I'd suggest you change your activity level in the app to account for that additional calorie burn you are getting from those activities. You do that on the Exercise Goals page....  Read more

Take The President's Challenge

The President's Challenge (www.presidentschallenge.org) is another set of challenges available for FREE. Begun in the 1960s, it has been available for years. (Presidential Fitness Award, Physical Fitness Test, Presidential Active Lifestyle Award - PA...  Read more

Exercise Might Boost Kids' Academic Ability

Exercise Might Boost Kids' Academic AbilityŚ Promoting physical activity among young school kids can end up improving their academic performance, a new study suggests.Italian researchers tracked 138 children aged 8 through 11 who took mental acuity t...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

Success Story: 'I'm in Training for the Rest of My Life!'*

Meet Jennifer Schmidt (username OAKBORN), a SparkPeople member who lost 60 pounds--and got fit enough to join the Army! Read on for more about her inspiring journey.What is your age? I am currently 47 years old.How long have you been a SparkPeople me...  Read more

Scale Haters Unite!

By now you’ve been working on your New Year’s resolutions for roughly four weeks.  Have you stepped on the scale this week only to be discouraged, frustrated, angry, sad, or some other combination of negative emotions?  You&rsqu...  Read more

August's Army Physical Fitness Test Improvements

At the beginning of the month, I took the US Army Physical Fitness Test--the one that's given at bootcamp and that soldiers have to pass twice a year--as a new challenge for myself. I passed (the minimum is the 60th percentile in each area) but set o...  Read more

Army Physical Fitness Test - woohoo!

I was living in my happy moments yesterday and feeling strong. It was two days early, but I got this idea in my head that "I need to do some strength training, as I have that APFT goal to take it on the 4th." Anyway, I warmed up on my trusty Ar...  Read more