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Gym Fitness Test Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Gym Fitness 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

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 guess going slower might be better at the gym! I
Updated 6/29/2016 4:52:24 PM

I guess going slower might be better at the gym! I was doing the random hill setting in the stationary bike and looking around 120 cal for 30 minutes. It'd on manual right now and we'll do far 209! I'm at 25 minutes... Guess change is good 😊👍...  Read more

Gym Newbie
Updated 6/29/2016 3:08:55 PM

Hello! I just joined Planet Fitness in my area and I have toured it with the personal trainer, but I am still a little lost and what a good "gym routine" would be. My husband is going to be going to the gym with me as well. Any tips on couples traini...  Read more

Things in a gym A-Z
Updated 6/29/2016 12:45:37 PM

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Between work and the gym I burn 500-1000+ calories
Updated 6/29/2016 9:58:43 AM

Between work and the gym I burn 500-1000+ calories a day My BMR is roughly 1700 My calorie guidelines on SP is 1580-1930 About where do you think it's safe to hover with my calories? I try to eat when Im hungry sometimes going over. #fitness...  Read more

Need some new motivational music to get me going! Any suggestions? #fitness #motivation
Updated 6/29/2016 10:04:29 AM

Need some new motivational music to get me going! Any suggestions? #fitness #motivation...  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

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

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