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New Physical Fitness Test Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for New Physical Fitness Test.

Can You Be Overweight and Healthy?

Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating.  Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c...  Read more

Exercises to Boost Your Brain Power

When you work out, a few things probably run through your mind: changing your body composition, burning calories, building more muscle and strengthening your cardiovascular system. But did you know that there is one body part that most of us neglect...  Read more

What is Pre-Diabetes?

Before developing the serious health condition of type 2 diabetes, a person will almost always have pre-diabetes beforehand. But pre-diabetes is a condition without symptoms, meaning that many people can have it without even knowing it. Left unchecke...  Read more

Whittle Your Waist, Fatten Your Wallet

Are you a genius at budgeting your finances but fall apart when it comes to setting aside time to work out (or vice versa)? Don't worry: Staying physically fit and managing a personal bank account actually have very distinct similarities. They...  Read more

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

advice from sparkers in New Zealand and Australia?
Updated 7/8/2014 7:31:56 PM

I'm taking a 3 week trip to NZ and Australia in August and am seeking advice about how to keep going on my weight loss "journey." Is oatmeal widely available in cafes, etc. for breakfast? Is it acceptable to eat half of portion of meat or fish at a...  Read more

new to this and desperate for some help!
Updated 7/8/2014 9:10:46 PM

I have never had any problems with my weight because I was in the military and worked out quite a bit. I have had four kids and a very rough divorce. I packed on the pounds. I am finally at a place in my life where it's time to start working on me. I...  Read more

New member and first day of a new start!
Updated 7/10/2014 9:50:38 PM

Hi guys, Just joined and glad to be a part of the community. I've been struggling with my weight for 10 years, particularly because of a medical condition coupled with a sedentary lifestyle and bad diet. I joined the gym in Feb 2014 and ha...  Read more

new here
Updated 7/8/2014 10:32:29 AM

Hello! I am a 38 old woman and - surprise - am trying to lose weight! Hope to make new friends here!...  Read more

New
Updated 7/9/2014 11:52:52 AM

Just started today! So excited to get back in shape....  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

Ten Minute Break at Work

Try to see how many exercises you can do for a specific body part in ten minutes and track under other exercises. This allows you to keep track of the ones you have done so that you do not get bored or work the same group of muscles two days in a ro...  Read more

UK MAIN - Spark People Team

Welcome to Spark People and to the main UK team for new members. We are a large team as this is the Main Team for ALL UK members! Join in have fun - your country needs you!!! WELCOME!...  Read more

Scale Haters Unite!

By now you’ve been working on your New Year’s resolutions for roughly four weeks.  Have you stepped on the scale this week only to be discouraged, frustrated, angry, sad, or some other combination of negative emotions?  You&rsqu...  Read more

Poll: Should Overweight State Troopers Lose Their Jobs?

In Ohio, state troopers are fighting a rule that lets those officers who repeatedly exceed weight limits be dismissed from their jobs until they shed the extra pounds. According to this Associated Press story: "No too-heavy Ohio troopers or sergeants...  Read more