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The 1 mile Walking Test

Monday, June 24, 2013

“The 1-Mile Walking Test, A DIY Fitness Assessment -- By Jason Anderson and Nicole Nichols, Certified Personal Trainers from Spark People is an article that you may want to check out. From the article, I was able to make some adjustments in my walking time to increase my fitness level and to use my walk out time more wisely. emoticon This guide gives pointers on how to measure our fitness level regularly, which is one thing that I had not been doing.I hope this helps; check it out here at www.sparkpeople.com/resource/f
itness_articles.asp?id=1496 emoticon emoticon
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  • ANGGEL40
    Thanks for sharing
    1432 days ago
  • RUNNING-TURTLE
    I try to test my speed every month or two. But it is hard to have an accurate test for my walking speed with a toddler in tow and no sidewalks. I was looking for this article recently to book mark it to see where I fall. I might need to drive into town about 15 minutes away to do a more accurate test solo. Thanks for sharing the article.
    1432 days ago
  • NAPPIGURL
    I did my fitness tests today as well, Woohoo! I hadn't been keeping up with these (step test, pushups & situps) either, but remember having them done in previous fitness assessments. Yay Sparkpeople for having awesome resources! Thanks for sharing this!
    1432 days ago
  • AMEY73
    Thanks!
    1432 days ago
  • MNABOY
    Some things may best be unknown! Still it is good to know how we are doing and how to get better. Thanks
    1433 days ago
  • WENWIN
    I looked at the guidelines in terms of how fast I can walk a mile but that was as far as I got. Good to know I am in the excellent range emoticon
    1433 days ago
  • JACKIE542
    I have not done this either, I think I should, thanks. emoticon
    1433 days ago
  • TEASCHERTZ
    I wanted to do the test and had forgotten. Thank you for the reminder.

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    1433 days ago
  • MERRYMARY42
    just copied the site, and I will read it, I am so slow in getting things done, but this I will do, Thanks
    1433 days ago
  • PEGTIGER
    Sounds like a wonderful article. Thanks for sharing.
    1433 days ago
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