Test you fitness knowledge

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What do you know about the ins and outs of exercise?

1. Which is the most balanced exercise plan?

Walking, weight lifting, and yoga

Running, weight lifting, and tennis

Running, kick-boxing, and yoga

Running, weight lifting, and cycling

2. You should always do cardio exercises before strength training.:

True

False

Do what feels best for you

3. You can improve your fitness by:

Shopping

Doing laundry

Mowing the lawn

All of the above

4. It’s better to do 30 straight minutes of exercise than 10 minutes 3X a day

True

False

  5. Will you get the same fitness benefit – in half the time – if you play a game of singles tennis instead of mowing the lawn?

Yes

No

6. Warm up before and cool down after you exercise – every time.:

True

False

7. What should your target heart rate be during exercise?

2X your resting heart rate

3X your resting heart rate

50 – 85% of your maximum heart rate

None of the above

8. How much water should you drink before you work out?

4-8 oz.

12-16 oz.

16-20 oz.

25-28 oz.

  9. Sports drinks are always better than water for rehydration after a workout.:

True

False

10. When strength training, do each exercise until it’s hard to do more.:

True

False

Answer Key

1. Walking, weight lifting, and yoga; 2. Do what feels best for you; 3. All of the above; 4. False; 5. Yes; 6. True; 7. 50 – 85% of your maximum heart rate; 8. 25-28 oz.; 9. False; 10. True