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Standard Fitness Test Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Standard Fitness Test.

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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

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

Reference Guide to Body Composition

Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo...  Read more

How to Choose a Jogging Stroller

So you've been cleared for exercise after the birth of your baby and you're anxious to get outside and get moving! But who's going to watch your little one? If running or walking is your thing, you can take baby along in a jogging strolle...  Read more

Wanting fitness
Updated 6/30/2015 10:24:38 PM

Hi there. I'm not really sure what to say on an introduction so might as well go with what brought me here. I'm 26, from the UK and I've lost 32lbs to date. On the upper end of the healthy bmi scale however I wouldn't class myself as healthy. My fit...  Read more

Same here. I have to squeeze in the fitness minute
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Same here. I have to squeeze in the fitness minutes anywhere I can get them....  Read more

Fitness tracker - no longer planned by SP?
Updated 6/29/2015 11:17:45 PM

I've been on and off this site for a while, and last time I was here, the fitness page had the option to let Sparkpeople pick a workout that you follow. Is that not an option anymore? I just looked all through the site and can't find it. :-( I do...  Read more

I'm within 3 pounds of my first fitness goal. I re
Updated 6/28/2015 1:49:45 PM

I'm within 3 pounds of my first fitness goal. I really wanna reward myself. How do you guys reward yourselves when you accomplish a goal? I'm at a loss as to what reward I want. I've never lost weight in a healthy way before. I'm really proud....  Read more

I just joined today and absolutely love! *fitness
Updated 6/28/2015 1:38:18 PM

I just joined today and absolutely love! *fitness crazy*. Motivation /friendly competition keeps me going. Anyone else? :)...  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

Invigorate Your Mind

Researchers at the University of Chicago say that ice cold water invigorates the mind. People preforme better on standard alertness tests when exposed to ice water. Splashing cold water on your face or your wrists for a minute or two will rev you u...  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

Should A Female Athlete Have To Take a Gender Test?

UPDATE: Semenya withdraws from race in South Africa. If you follow track and field, you might be familiar with the controversy surrounding African runner Caster Semenya. She won the Womens 800m run at the World Championships last month, and now ques...  Read more