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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

The 1-Mile Walking Test

Measuring your fitness level regularly is one way to find out if you're making progress. Most fitness centers have trained staff who can evaluate your body composition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance, b...  Read more

Exhausted from a long day. Placement testing, car
Updated 6/20/2016 10:38:56 PM

Exhausted from a long day. Placement testing, car inspection & oil change. Lots of driving around in my car w/o AC. Had a "diet" slurpee & it made me ill. At 100 calories for diet I wonder how much a regular slurpee has....  Read more

Took my math placement test for college. It didn't
Updated 6/20/2016 5:17:02 PM

Took my math placement test for college. It didn't go so well & they want me to retake. Now to shrug this defeat off myself & eat a healthy lunch. Going into grocery store to figure out something easy for under 500 calories....  Read more

For fitness, go to your Fitness Tracker page on ou
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For fitness, go to your Fitness Tracker page on our website. Click Print Tracked Exercises under the Reports heading on that page. That displays a week of fitness, which you can print. Use buttons at the top to go forward or back for other weeks....  Read more

Let's get moving for better health and fitness. Wh
Updated 6/20/2016 6:43:35 AM

Let's get moving for better health and fitness. What are you waiting for?...  Read more

What are your fitness goals for this week?
Updated 6/20/2016 12:05:05 AM

What are your fitness goals for this week?...  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

How Fit Are You? A Fitness Test for Adults

How Fit Are You? A Fitness Test for AdultsYou owe it to yourself to make fitness a priority. Physical fitness can help prevent more than 40 chronic diseases including potential killers such as diabetes, heart disease, obesity, hypertension, and even...  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

3 Money-Saving Tips for People with Diabetes

Whether you’re newly diagnosed or have been managing diabetes for years, you know that out-of-pocket expenses can add up fast. The American Diabetes Association reports that, on average, people who have been diagnosed with diabetes spend more t...  Read more

If the Calorie Information Isn't Accurate, What Should You Do?

Researchers at Tufts University recently looked at 29 restaurant meals from casual dining establishments such as Wendy's and Ruby Tuesday and 10 frozen supermarket meals like Lean Cuisine, Weight Watchers, and Healthy Choices. The study findings...  Read more