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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

Loving Your Heart

Evidence suggests that on February 14, 269 A.D., Valentine was martyred for secretly marrying countless couples and bringing together true love. Legend has it that the emperor of the time, Claudius II, believed that marriage weakened his army and...  Read more

September (2015) Fitness Minutes Challenge
Updated 9/1/2015 10:04:29 PM

Here is our Fitness Minute Challenge for September, 2015. For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. 249 In this challenge, we simply track our fit...  Read more

My annual fitness record gone
Updated 8/31/2015 9:09:46 PM

Please my graph showed last that I have done 91% of my annual total. Now it is showing no bar with a 40 below it. Please correct it as that is a very important stat. Why is this happening when you change something on the website? It is not the first...  Read more

New to SP but not new to fitness/health
Updated 8/31/2015 1:19:01 PM

Just found SP and I am finding it to be much better than other sources. I have been trying for years to become healthier but failed over and over again. Rather than drastic changes, I am making small lifestyle changes. I am 29 and the mom of three be...  Read more

I'll be very happy if those fitness videos were ma
Updated 8/29/2015 5:12:07 PM

I'll be very happy if those fitness videos were made with heavier people in it doing those exercise... Watching them is not motivating me when watching group of girls jumping on stairs on the street doing all kinds of exercise.... What-eva!!!!...  Read more

Starting a 60 day fitness challlenge on Tuesday. T
Updated 8/30/2015 7:27:43 AM

Starting a 60 day fitness challlenge on Tuesday. This year I lost 25 and put on 10 over vacation. Trying to mentally prepare for these 60 days :)...  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

Ten Minute Break at Work

Try to see how many exercises you can do for a specific body part in ten minutes and track under other exercises. This allows you to keep track of the ones you have done so that you do not get bored or work the same group of muscles two days in a ro...  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