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Fitness Test Calculator Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fitness Test Calculator.

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

Question: I go to Planet Fitness to work out. Whe
Updated 11/20/2015 8:26:20 PM

Question: I go to Planet Fitness to work out. When I do the 30 minute circuit, how do I log that? Thanks...  Read more

I won a gift certificate for 3 months at a fitness
Updated 11/20/2015 7:37:28 PM

I won a gift certificate for 3 months at a fitness center in town. I'm so excited to get started!...  Read more

Fitness activities and Facebook
Updated 11/20/2015 9:30:27 AM

Why can we no longer share our fitness activities to Facebook? I haven't been able to do that for a couple of weeks or longer. The link to do it is no longer there. Is anyone else having this problem?...  Read more

anybody got garmin vivosmart fitness tracker?
Updated 11/19/2015 4:53:54 PM

anybody got garmin vivosmart fitness tracker?...  Read more

Doing a fitness challenge at work and I'm in 4th p
Updated 11/18/2015 11:09:01 PM

Doing a fitness challenge at work and I'm in 4th place. That's major for me!! Shooting for 1st!!!! #gottakeeppushing...  Read more

Take The President's Challenge

The President's Challenge ( 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

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

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