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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 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

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

February fitness goal - 1000 minutes. Actual fitne
Updated 3/1/2015 9:34:08 AM

February fitness goal - 1000 minutes. Actual fitness minutes achieved in February - 1381!!! Go me:) Lol!...  Read more

March (2015) Fitness Minutes Challenge
Updated 3/3/2015 9:43:25 PM

Here is our Fitness Minute Challenge for March, 2015. Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. 235 For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... In this challenge, we simply track our fitness...  Read more

How do I record my fitness?
Updated 3/1/2015 10:34:26 AM

I belong to a gym- Shes fit. There is a circuit there along with treadmills, eliptical and bikes, weights and floor exercise area. I feel good starting on the circuit it is many machines and your move from machine to machine when the timer is up. thi...  Read more

Is the fitness tracker calorie count accurate?
Updated 3/2/2015 7:57:33 AM

Hello, I'm pretty new to Sparkpeople but I'm trying my best to log all of my food and exercise. I have just done 45 mins on a stationary bike. averaging 18mph. When I've entered it into the tracker it tells me I burned 936 calories. Can this be corre...  Read more

fitness
Updated 2/26/2015 10:37:54 PM

when I try to add step tracker it just bring me to BMI and weight loss goals and says before it adds step tracker it needs more information about me but I save it and it still will not bring me to a step tacker? ...  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