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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

September (2015) Fitness Minutes Challenge
Updated 9/3/2015 10:32:16 AM

Here is our Fitness Minute Challenge for September, 2015. For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. 249 In this challenge, we simply track our fit...  Read more

My annual fitness record gone
Updated 8/31/2015 9:09:46 PM

Please my graph showed last that I have done 91% of my annual total. Now it is showing no bar with a 40 below it. Please correct it as that is a very important stat. Why is this happening when you change something on the website? It is not the first...  Read more

New to SP but not new to fitness/health
Updated 8/31/2015 1:19:01 PM

Just found SP and I am finding it to be much better than other sources. I have been trying for years to become healthier but failed over and over again. Rather than drastic changes, I am making small lifestyle changes. I am 29 and the mom of three be...  Read more

I'll be very happy if those fitness videos were ma
Updated 9/2/2015 8:12:35 AM

I'll be very happy if those fitness videos were made with heavier people in it doing those exercise... Watching them is not motivating me when watching group of girls jumping on stairs on the street doing all kinds of exercise.... What-eva!!!!...  Read more

Starting a 60 day fitness challlenge on Tuesday. T
Updated 8/30/2015 7:27:43 AM

Starting a 60 day fitness challlenge on Tuesday. This year I lost 25 and put on 10 over vacation. Trying to mentally prepare for these 60 days :)...  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