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Fitness Test Calculator Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fitness Test Calculator.

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Reference Guide to Exercise Intensity

One of the most common mistakes new exercisers make is not measuring the intensity of their cardio workouts. Guidelines say that aerobic exercise should be “moderate” or “challenging,” but what does that feel like? You might m...  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

Sweet Swaps: Baking with Sugar Substitutes

If you’re seeking to reduce your caloric intake, then sugar substitutes are worth a look. Sweeteners like sucralose and stevia are 200 to 600 times sweeter than granulated cane sugar, and they contain 0 to 5 calories per 1 g serving. When used...  Read more

Listen to Your Heart Rate Monitor

Imagine you’re driving on a country road. You’re enjoying the ride and noticing the cars that you pass along the way, excited to get to your destination. Suddenly you see those familiar red and blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror...  Read more

Calculating the Cost of Growing Your Own Food

Many of us assume that a backyard vegetable garden can save us money, but is it really true? After investing in equipment, soil, seeds and water, do you really come out on top? The answer varies upon the size of your garden, whether you start yo...  Read more

I feel my blood tests are not mine or not read rig
Updated 9/13/2014 1:09:31 AM

On Wednesday, September 10, 2014 I went to the clinic for a follow-up visit from two months ago. My blood tests results were in. The doctor on call told me that my cholesterol is a little high and my thyroid a little underactive. However, the docto...  Read more

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Updated 9/11/2014 12:51:45 PM

I never let myself get to hungry, I always carry a piece of fruit and water with me. If you feed the body it will help you lose weight....  Read more

Completed day 5 of my 100 days of fitness challeng
Updated 9/10/2014 9:51:47 AM

Completed day 5 of my 100 days of fitness challenge yesterday. It is a blessing each day I am able to wake up each day and achieve my goals.Happy Wednesday everyone put your best foot forward in everything that you do....  Read more

Entering fitness minutes silly question...
Updated 9/10/2014 7:05:52 PM

When we enter our activity on the fitness page and it says (example) Crunches how many sets weight and how long. Does it mean my weight? Or does it mean if I used weights with my workout?...  Read more

Thoughts on Apple Watch For Fitness?
Updated 9/11/2014 5:14:33 AM

Apple announced the Apple Watch (iWatch) today. One version is "sport". Based on their broadcast, it looks like one can replace their existing fitness watch with the Apple Watch to suggest, develop and track fitness activities throughout the day. The...  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

Eating Out

Checking out a restaurant menu and evaluating my choices with the nutrition calculator before going allows me to stay on track ....  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

How Technology Changed My Life

I grew up in a generation on the verge of the hi-tech genesis. I know I am aging myself but before the mid 1980s I had never used a computer. My high school typing class--yes, they used to offer this as a high school course--used the manual, old-fas...  Read more

Weekly Link Roundup: What's Hot? What's New?

Here's a roundup of the most interesting stories we've seen on the web in the last week or so. Ways to Cut 100 Calories from Your Meals, from Women's Health. I love features like this, where you learn painless and simple ways to save calories and st...  Read more