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BLC Fit Test - Week 6

Monday, June 09, 2014

SP has an article that talks about fit tests you can do at home and for this weekend's challenge, we were repeat the test which we did 6 weeks ago to see if we've improved.

Here's the article in case anyone else wants to try it:


Here are my test results from Week 6 (today) comparing them with my Week 1 results:

WEEK 1 - Walk 1 Mile - 20 minutes - SP rates this Poor
WEEK 6 - Walk 1 Mile - 19 minutes - marginally better but SP still rates this Poor

WEEK 1 - Pushups - 8 (my right shoulder gave out before the time was up) - SP rates this Average
WEEK 6 - Pushups - 0 - I'm guessing SP would rate this extremely Poor but since my GP has told me to do no shoulder work for six months because I have tendonitis in my right shoulder, I really have no other available options

WEEK 1 - Crunches - 16 (I did better on this than I thought I would) - SP rates this Good
WEEK 6 - Crunches - 20 - SP Rates this between Good and Excellent

WEEK 1 - Step-ups - 127 bpm (pulse rate 1 minute after they were done) - SP rates this Poor
WEEK 6 - Step-ups - 100 bpm - SP rates this Above Average

As I said above, I can't do the Pushup portion and I must admit that the first time, I did the Step-ups one, I don't think I did it right so I don't know if the first number is accurate or not.

We're supposed to do this again at Week 12 so we'll see how I do then.
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    Some limitations and still making progress - you are doing emoticon
    1254 days ago
  • 4CYNDI
    WOOHOO! I see improvement in all your scores. Rest your shoulder. No re-injuring the hurting shoulder or the other one in trying to compensate. Great job!
    1256 days ago
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