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Pushup Test Resources

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4 Fitness Tests You Can Do at Home

Why do you exercise? Whether you want to increase your energy, reduce your health risks, or lose some unwanted pounds, do you ever wonder if all that working out is working for you? That's where fitness assessments come in, and they can be great...  Read more

You Can Do Perfect Pushups

Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pushup! Pushups tend to be much easier for men, since they have greater muscle mass and strength than women. But you don't have to be G.I. Jane to master the &quo...  Read more

''I Haven't Missed a Walk in Over a Year!''

After several false starts to lose weight over the years, Rick (LOGHOUSE) tipped the scale at 289 pounds. A weight loss challenge (and exercise buddy) at work motivated him to walk every single day for more than a year. He's now 40 pounds lighter...  Read more

5 Fitness Feats that are Worth the Training

We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life. But if you’re lo...  Read more

Reach Your Fitness Goals!

What “fitness feat” have you always wanted to accomplish? I think we all have something in mind, a seemingly insurmountable task that we just wish, for whatever reason, we could do. You see other people accomplish it with ease, and you se...  Read more

Question for the experts re body fat testing
Updated 7/12/2014 7:21:51 PM

I have some extra skin in my abdomen due to pregnancy/stretch marks (and possibly weight loss). Will this impair the accuracy of caliper measurement of my body fat percentage? Thanks for your response! 362...  Read more

Metabolic testing
Updated 6/13/2014 8:04:02 AM

I finally decided to go in for metabolic testing. I can get it for free and have qualified for it for several years, but only just decided to make the effort to go in. I have to drive about 75 minutes each way and it requires 2 appointments. The f...  Read more

Testing the waters....
Updated 6/5/2014 10:35:38 AM

... and dipping one toe in here... I feel like the new kid at school who doesn't know her way around yet. This is a large site from what I have seen so far, and it's a bit scary with all that tracking going on. I have recently joined up and hopin...  Read more

Blood Test Has Potential to Predict Alzheimer’s
Updated 6/5/2014 10:29:42 PM

The Koyal Group InfoMag New - In March of this year, a team of Georgetown University scientists published research showing that, for the first time ever, a blood test has the potential to predict Alzheimer's disease before patients start showing symp...  Read more

Bicep pain from pushups
Updated 5/7/2014 9:24:25 PM

I tried a mini-goal of 25 pushups each day. I noticed after a week that I had bicep pain and when I stopped the pushups, the pain receded. Was wondering about a good exercise to strengthen and prepare my arms before I try pushups again. ...  Read more

Little Reminders

I wanted to do daily pushups to tone my arms but could never remember to do them consistently. I decided to write PUSHUPS all over the outside of my daily vitamin bottle, so now when i take my vitamin I do my pushups - its like a double whammy! 30...  Read more

Quick Exercises Add Up!

Every time I go to the kitchen at work for food (5x a day) I add quick exercises.15 Wall Pushups15 Closed Arm Wall Pushups20 Calf Raises from a stepI've noticed that I can do more regular pushups since I started my quick exercises throughout my work...  Read more

The Mighty Hundreds

Join us as we work to complete Steve Speirs one hundred pushups training program www.hundredpushups.com and other, similar "hundreds" programs!...  Read more

We Tried It: 3 Reasons We Like the Perfect Pushup

The Perfect Pushup is one of the most popular fitness tools around right now. For about $40 you can snag these specially designed pushup handles that rotate. But pushups are a pretty simple exercise, and they're great because they work so many muscle...  Read more

Study Reveals Top 3 Triceps-Toning Exercises

No one wants saggy or flabby arms that flap like wings when you wave to a friend or raise your glass for a celebratory toast. That back-of-the-upper-arm area is a common trouble zone for women, a place where extra fat and excess skin seems to gather,...  Read more

The Pushup Test

I've been working on *real* pushups lately, and decided to do the pushup test! www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_artic
les.asp?id=1113 I just wish it had the chart for women and the regular pushups, instead of the modified. But whatever....  Read more

Pushup Test

Just tried the pushup test: teens.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_a
rticles.asp?id=1113 Only managed to do 38 girly pushups in the allotted minute. Ugh. I have such lousy upper body strength now! Two years ago, when I realized how weak I was,...  Read more