Can We Guess How Active You Are?

By: Raj Chander
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About This Quiz

Society, especially western culture, is at a bit of a crossroads as it relates to health and quality of life. On the one hand, our life expectancies are longer than ever before, and medical technology is the best it's ever been. Cures and treatments are available for many common diseases that were deadly killers just a few decades ago.

On the other hand, "lifestyle" diseases like diabetes and heart disease are being diagnosed at a higher rate than ever before. While many of these diseases are hereditary, in other cases they are brought on to a person by the way the individual eats and how often they get exercise.

Unfortunately, more than three out every four Americans don't get the recommended amount of weekly exercise according to the CDC. However, there is hope for a brighter future, as millennials are spending more than previous generations on fitness and showing that they place a greater value on living a fit and healthy lifestyle.

If you aren't already active, moving around can help you feel and look better. No matter where you are in your journey, there are things you can do to improve this aspect of your life. (Even just planning to spend some time exercising is helpful.) Provide answers for the questions below and we'll take a guess at where you are on your journey to be active! We'll even provide some pointers to help.

Do you currently have a membership at a gym in your area?

How many pairs of gym shorts do you own?

What do you think about running?

How often do you lift weights?

Have you ever worked out with a personal trainer?

Why is it important to exercise consistently?

How often do you use social media to post about exercise or working out?

Have you ever done an organized race, like a 5K?

What's your best mile time?

How active were you as a child?

What is your favorite sport to watch?

When was the last time you did yoga?

Which of these meals sounds most like your typical dinner?

Do you like protein shakes?

Who is your celebrity athlete hero?

What's a reasonable amount of money to spend per year on fitness?

What's your favorite sport to play?

What did you think of gym class when you were in school?

Which of these restaurant chains are you most likely to eat at?

Which of these is your go-to group workout class?

What kind of drink do you have for energy?

How often do you stretch?

Do you have any fitness equipment in your home?

Do you usually work out alone or with a partner?

Which of these foods is your indulgence when you want a treat?

Do you own any fitness tracking devices?

Which of these companies do you have the most articles of clothing from?

How many pairs of sneakers do you own?

How active are your closest friends?

What would you say is your best physical attribute?

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