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Standard Fitness Test Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Standard Fitness Test.

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 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

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

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

The Most Popular Dog Breeds

Mixed-breed dogs make up more than 50% of all the dogs in the United States, so technically "mutts" are the most popular dog in America.  A survey of these mixed-breed pets in 2010, which included 36,000 DNA tests, revealed the most po...  Read more

All Health&Fitness...but not a pound gone!
Updated 4/19/2014 11:46:28 AM

Lately I gained about 10 pounds (from 130 to 140, 5"9 - right now I'm 38-26-40). Two weeks ago I decided to get back on track since I registered for my second half-marathon this upcoming autumn. I'm not counting calories since I want to adopt a...  Read more

Fitness minutes aren't adding up
Updated 4/17/2014 9:16:57 PM

I was looking at my Spark Streaks and realized my fitness minutes aren't adding up. I usually log my fitness minutes in with my mobile app, and they are showing on the computer. The totals are not being added together so it looks like I'm never meeti...  Read more

How can I bookmark my favorite fitness video?
Updated 4/16/2014 10:25:57 PM

How can I bookmark my favorite fitness video? I have to search through all the fitness videos manually each time I do it. I want to do this video over and over until it's too easy. Thanks!...  Read more

Calories burned in fitness tracker
Updated 4/17/2014 10:51:57 PM

It seems as if the fitness tracker on this site is measuring far lower calories burned than other trackers I've used in the past. Anyone else have the same problem?...  Read more

Fitness tracker not loading
Updated 4/15/2014 1:09:47 PM

Hi I am not able to get my fitness tracker to track my workouts. When I navigate away from that tracker page the minutes are no longer in the system and it has reset to zero. Thank you...  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