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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

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

Hello Sparks family! Started physical therapy toda
Updated 6/23/2016 4:07:03 PM

Hello Sparks family! Started physical therapy today, trying to stay encourage. Please keep me in prayer....  Read more

I've never been athletic or into fitness. I'm havi
Updated 6/26/2016 7:15:17 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

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