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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

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

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

Include commute in fitness tracker?
Updated 7/28/2016 12:55:34 PM

Hey everyone, I recently started walking to and from work which is roughly 2hrs worth of walking round trip. Should I include this in my fitness tracker? I want this to become a regular thing unless its bad weather!...  Read more

Started anew today during a time of physical limit
Updated 7/26/2016 4:13:39 PM

Started anew today during a time of physical limitation which is hard, but all the more reason to start I pulled my right calf muscle one week ago I have been immobile I went to my primary Doctor I've gained 10 pounds since last year ya it's time😤...  Read more

Anytime Fitness - does anyone here have a membership? What are some pros and cons? Trying to decide
Updated 7/28/2016 3:53:59 PM

Anytime Fitness - does anyone here have a membership? What are some pros and cons? Trying to decide if I should do it. #fitness...  Read more

Woohooo. I was down 4 pounds today(45 total), plus my fitness tracker came in the mail. I'm looking
Updated 7/26/2016 11:43:44 PM

Woohooo. I was down 4 pounds today(45 total), plus my fitness tracker came in the mail. I'm looking forward to enjoying my miband 1s!...  Read more

I have to put my fitness tracker on my ankle to co
Updated 7/25/2016 6:51:56 PM

I have to put my fitness tracker on my ankle to count my stationary bike activity. My husband says that is cheating. I don't think it is. Am I wrong ? I thought it was activity ......  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

Exercise Might Boost Kids' Academic Ability

Exercise Might Boost Kids' Academic Ability— Promoting physical activity among young school kids can end up improving their academic performance, a new study suggests.Italian researchers tracked 138 children aged 8 through 11 who took mental acuity t...  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