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Gym Fitness Test Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Gym Fitness Test.

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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

Balance Training 101

What is with all the weird looking toys you see in the gyms, sporting goods stores, and fitness magazines today? We see funny looking things like a cut-in-half stability ball called a BOSU. There are the small circular "pillow discs" that a...  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

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

The Crunch 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

I pushed myself in the gym. I wanted to quit, curs
Updated 4/17/2015 8:03:11 PM

I pushed myself in the gym. I wanted to quit, curse and yell. But I did it I surprised myself with what I accomplished. Now, I've got jelly legs!...  Read more

I have been doing pretty well getting to the gym.
Updated 4/17/2015 1:48:39 PM

I have been doing pretty well getting to the gym. When I get up in the morning, I immediately log in gym time that I expect to do that day. I was very unmotivated when I arrived and wanted to stop at 25...talked myself into doing 10 more....  Read more

Under My Fitness on the full site, you can log in
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Under My Fitness on the full site, you can log in distance under mileage, including a mapping function that while flawed (it won't let you undo, so if you mess up you start over) is effective. You can also save maps/routes....  Read more

Agreed...there's a few older gentlemen at the gym
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Agreed...there's a few older gentlemen at the gym every morning that are a target for me-I want to be in as good a shape as them both now at 31 and in a few decades! :-)...  Read more

Now that I bring water to the gym with me I get pl
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Now that I bring water to the gym with me I get plenty in with my morning workout, but finishing up raspberry herbal tea now. Drank so much herbal tea lately that I'm running out! :-)...  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

Make it fun at first

Trick yourself into exercising by using the Wii or similar device. Get moving for a small amount of time and then build up to 60 plus minutes. Soon you will enjoy exercise and want to try other things....  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

Habits of Fit People: Keep Fitness Equipment at Home

You want to be a fit person, right? That's why I'm sharing my own habits for keeping fit and staying healthy in the ongoing Habits of Fit People series. Here's one that works for me: Keeping exercise equipment around the house. So why does something...  Read more

Consumer Reports Names Top 6 Workout Machines

Despite New Year's resolutions to get fit, sales of gym memberships are taking a downturn. That doesn't necessarily mean that people aren't exercising. In fact, home workout equipment sales are up, according to Consumer Reports. Their February 2009 i...  Read more