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Personal Fitness Test Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Personal Fitness Test.

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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

Trade Secrets from the SparkPeople Coaches

Wouldn’t it be great to be inside the mind of a health and fitness expert, even just for a little while? You could learn the tricks of the trade, straight from the experiences in their own lives. Do what they do, make the healthy choices they m...  Read more

Why Do I Need to See a Diabetes Educator?

Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects more than 23 million people in the United States. If managed well, people with diabetes can live normal, healthy lives. However, the many devastating effects of uncontrolled or poorly controlled diabetes are...  Read more

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

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

I need #fitness #help. Doing #couchto5k and want to add strength training. Does anyone have a plan f
Updated 6/23/2016 8:34:25 PM

I need #fitness #help. Doing #couchto5k and want to add strength training. Does anyone have a plan for making those work together? Currently doing 10k-15k steps everyday (#fitbit) & walk/run on alternate days. What do you suggest for muscle building?...  Read more

I've never been athletic or into fitness. I'm havi
Updated 6/24/2016 6:35:21 PM

I've never been athletic or into fitness. I'm having a hard time finding the enthusiasm to work out. How do I get to the point I see all of you at? #fitness #help...  Read more

Seriously slacking on the fitness. I know why i ne
Updated 6/22/2016 2:36:25 PM

Seriously slacking on the fitness. I know why i need to, have good reason to, awear of the benefits. I dnt even make excuses. I just dnt want 2. Used to LOVE zumba. Now, i dnt wanna do nething. Going try going for 2 short walks a day 4 the nxt wk....  Read more

Day 12 - I made it to the fitness center for a 20-minute cardio and 30-minute strength training sess
Updated 6/22/2016 1:35:00 PM

Day 12 - I made it to the fitness center for a 20-minute cardio and 30-minute strength training session. Yeah! Also, eating well. But dealing with hunger today. 16 days to go 🎤...  Read more

#fitness went for my normal walk last night . And
Updated 6/22/2016 1:37:41 PM

#fitness went for my normal walk last night . And I actually ran from my half point all the way back .it was kinda painful but I pushes through it. I am proud of myself....  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

6 Scary Truths about Personal Trainers

When Stepfanie recently told me and then subsequently blogged about a bad experience she had with a personal trainer, I wasn't surprised. I know a bit about what goes on in gyms where the line between trainer and salesperson is a fine one. What s...  Read more

Heavy Metal Protein Drinks?

A Consumer Reports review in the July issue highlights their recent laboratory findings regarding protein drinks. They tested fifteen drinks using an outside laboratory and discovered some disturbing results. Since we previously provided a review of...  Read more

My Personal Fitness Test Results : )

So I did a test of my fitness today. If you've read my SparkPage you'll know that I used to be an elite road bike racer. Anyway, I stopped doing that 11 years ago and subsequently weigh 20 lbs more than my very lean race weight (hello Spark People)....  Read more