Fitness Assessment – Starting

Because I am now a member of the Y, I am able to participate in some of their member perks – such as a fitness assessment for $15.

Tonight I had my first session of the assessment (session 2 will be in 3 months).

The assessment consisted of vitals, measurements, and a few fitness tests.


Body fat analysis:

Based on 5’7, 195lb – 36.1% body fat, 70.5lb fat mass, 124.5lb lean mass [This should, ideally, be in the 12-18% range, but definitely below 30%]


Heart/Cardio measurements:

Resting heart rate – 85 bpm [This should be 72 bpm or lower]

Blood pressure – 126/60

Recovery heart rate after 1:45 of 12in stepping at a 96 bpm pace – 130 bpm
(My quad seized on my right knee, so I had to quit before 3 min. Boo)


Fitness assessment:

Sit-ups in 1 min – 19, Fair rating for age/gender

Push ups – 7, Poor rating for age/gender

Sit-and-Reach flexibility test – 19 in, Average rating for age/gender


My goals for when I test again in 3 months:

1. Increase sit-ups to 24

2. Increase push ups to 10

3. Increase sit-and-reach to 20

4. Decrease recovery heart rate to 120-124 bpm

5. Lose approx. 12 lbs (1 lb / week)

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