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Fitness Assessment Test Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fitness Assessment Test.

4 Fitness Tests You Can Do at Home

Why do you exercise? Whether you want to increase your energy, reduce your health risks, or lose some unwanted pounds, do you ever wonder if all that working out is working for you? That's where fitness assessments come in, and they can be great...  Read more

How to Choose a Personal Trainer

Personal trainers can help people reach their health and fitness goals, or they could be big wastes of money. It's tough to know whether or not you need a trainer's expertise. And if you do, it's even more difficult to pick the right one....  Read more

Reference Guide to Body Composition

Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo...  Read more

What You Need to Know About Fitness After 60

If you’re 60 or older, you’ve probably grown up with the idea that the transition from middle age into “senior citizen” status means slowing down. “Take it easy–you’re not as young as you used to be.” H...  Read more

Fend Off the ''Freshman 15''

College brings many life changes that most young adults are excited about: moving away from home, becoming more independent, pursuing a passion and making new friends. But one of the things on most freshmen's minds is the dreadful "Fresh...  Read more

Help with Fitness Tracker please
Updated 7/5/2014 9:37:14 PM

I've been using a pedometer, clip on, which shows steps, miles, and calories burned. I am working with a health care advocate who is encouraging me to do 10,000 steps program. I am working my way up to it. But, there is really no way that I...  Read more

July (2014) Fitness Minutes Challenge
Updated 7/13/2014 12:16:11 AM

Here is our Fitness Minute Challenge for July, folks. 229 For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... In this challenge, we simply track our fitness minutes. Set your own goal as to how many minutes you wish to work out...  Read more

Question about the SP Fitness Tracker
Updated 6/30/2014 2:42:16 PM

Curious: Why does Yoga (general stretching) burn more calories than Stretching (flexibility)?...  Read more

Fitness/Exercise or Diet/Nutrition plz help
Updated 6/30/2014 7:54:26 AM

I didnt know where to put this question.... is it really important to get tape measured? ...i wanted to have a family member measure me today but i forgot to ask them .. and tomorrow im starting my exercise..... and i dont really care the measurement...  Read more

Fitness Tracker Progress is Wrong
Updated 6/29/2014 1:51:59 PM

Today is my first day on this site and I have already messed it up. LOL When I went to track my fitness that I completed today (Walk 4.5 miles), I somehow put it in too many times. It says my progress is 15/5 when it should only be 4.5/4.5. Please he...  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

Living Well

In Alberta we have a government sponsored program called Living Well that gives you all sorts of information on healthy eating, weight loss, etc. and even a fitness assessment. My husband and I signed up for the 8-week fitness program. After it was c...  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

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Are You Following Steps to Live a Long Healthy Life?

As I was working yesterday, I heard a news report about a new heart health program by the American Heart Association. With an older brother that has already suffered a mild heart attack as well as a grandmother that died of heart related issues, I...  Read more

Surprises -- most good, one bad -- on my fitness assessment test

Yesterday my company scheduled fitness tests for employees as part of our wellness program. The test factored in weight; body fat; waist circumference; blood pressure; resting heart rate; heart recovery rate; and muscular endurance, strength and flex...  Read more