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Physical Fitness Test Standards Resources

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

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Bicycle Safety Tips

Whether you want to cut down on pollution or you want to get in shape, riding a bike is a great way to get around. But your trip could end in tragedy if you don’t ride safely. Just like driving a vehicle on the road, cyclists must observe what&...  Read more

Dietary Supplements for Depression

It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople...  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

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

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

shared fitness tracker
Updated 9/15/2014 3:30:59 PM

I notice that the shared fitness tracker on my Spark Page does not show all the fitness I have tracked? why is that? For example it shows 15th September, 13th and 11th September - but not the exercise I did on 12th and 14th?...  Read more

Troubleshooting question: when I track my fitness
Updated 9/15/2014 1:43:34 PM

Troubleshooting question: when I track my fitness and the recommended calories goes up...do I really need to eat extra?...  Read more

Best budget fitness band for cycling?
Updated 9/15/2014 9:51:10 AM

I'm new to the fitness band things, and there are so many of them. I'm trying to figure out which one to get. Ideally it does it all, doesn't break the budget, and is accurate. Here's what I would want: * One that measures Heart Rate, distanc...  Read more

Im trying to record my fitness and it is saying oo
Updated 9/14/2014 8:37:18 PM

Im trying to record my fitness and it is saying oops your not connected. But I am!!...  Read more

Fitness Tracking Question
Updated 9/15/2014 7:39:53 PM

I have noticed the fitness tracker does not calculate calories properly. If I put in a weight lifting activity, like bicep curls, wrist/ankle weights, etc., it will determine my calories expended based on the duration of the workout, but it does not...  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

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

Women, You've Been Exercising Too Hard, Says Study

When someone asks me whether X, Y or Z counts as "exercise" or "cardio," my first response is always, "Well, what does your heart rate tell you?"Measuring your heart rate is an important action for every exerciser. It le...  Read more

Do P.E. Classes Really Matter?

As funding is cut and schools face pressure to meet more rigorous testing standards, physical education classes are often the first thing to go. Many argue that the lack of P.E. is one reason for the increasing rate of childhood obesity. But are P....  Read more