How Much Do You Know About Exercise Habits And Fitness?

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How Much Do You Know About Exercise Habits And Fitness? - Quiz


Think you are a gym rat? Find out how much you really know about some of the basics of exercise with topics ranging from lifting to aerobics! Let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following is accurate regarding the difference between aerobic and anaerobic exercise?

    • A.

      In anaerobic exercise oxygen is used in order to create energy

    • B.

      Aerobic exercise involves more fast-twitch muscles

    • C.

      In aerobic exercise lactic acid fermentation is used to create energy

    • D.

      Aerobic exercise is better for the health of your cardiovascular system than anaerobic exercise

    • E.

      Anaerobic exercise is usually associated with endurance activities

    Correct Answer
    D. Aerobic exercise is better for the health of your cardiovascular system than anaerobic exercise
    Explanation
    Anaerobic - Fast-twitch, Non-endurance activities (exertion), Lactic Acid Fermentation

    Aerobic - Slow-twitch, Endurance activities, Oxygen

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following activities is generally least stressful on your knee joints? 

    • A.

      Outdoor biking

    • B.

      Jogging

    • C.

      Pick-up basketball

    • D.

      Squatting

    • E.

      Swimming

    Correct Answer
    E. Swimming
    Explanation
    Swimming is very good for all of your joints as it doesn't apply much stress or pressure to them.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following is not indicative of a powerlifting session?

    • A.

      Low reps, Low weight

    • B.

      Low reps, High weight

    • C.

      High reps, Low weight

    • D.

      High reps, High weight

    Correct Answer
    B. Low reps, High weight
    Explanation
    This is the opposite of a endurance lifting session, which is choice C.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following is a good guideline for weight training workout? 

    • A.

      Starting with large muscle groups and working towards smaller muscle groups

    • B.

      Starting with power lifting and working towards endurance lifting

    • C.

      Maxing out on a regular basis

    • D.

      Eating a large meal before the workout

    • E.

      Stretching only after the workout

    Correct Answer
    A. Starting with large muscle groups and working towards smaller muscle groups
    Explanation
    Starting with large and going to small muscle groups allows for maximum muscle workout.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following is the effect of creatine?

    • A.

      Increasing the amount of fast-twitch muscles

    • B.

      Increasing the amount of slow-twitch muscles

    • C.

      Increasing the amount of water weight

    • D.

      Decreasing total body fat concentration

    • E.

      Decreasing the amount of naturally-occurring testosterone

    Correct Answer
    C. Increasing the amount of water weight
    Explanation
    Creatine's value as a supplement has been questioned because it is said to only increase the water weight in your body and not actual muscle mass.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is not a workout that exercises the triceps?

    • A.

      Bench press

    • B.

      Row

    • C.

      Lat pulldown

    • D.

      Curl

    • E.

      Shoulder press

    Correct Answer
    D. Curl
    Explanation
    Curling only works out the biceps and forearms.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following is the recommended technique for running uphill?

    • A.

      Taking longer breaths and increasing your stride

    • B.

      Decreasing your stride

    • C.

      Expending more energy on the way up because you will not have to use as much on the way downhill

    • D.

      Increasing your speed as you ascent

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Decreasing your stride
    Explanation
    Decreasing your stride makes it easier to run uphill.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following is not a type of abdominal stretch or exercise?

    • A.

      Planks

    • B.

      Crunches

    • C.

      Sit-ups

    • D.

      Extensions

    Correct Answer
    D. Extensions
    Explanation
    Abs cannot extend and therefore extensions are not really an ab workout.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following is not a seen as a potential benefit of Yoga?

    • A.

      Spiritual enlightenment

    • B.

      Increased range of motion

    • C.

      Increased lung capacity

    • D.

      Increased core and peripheral strength

    • E.

      All of the above are

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above are
    Explanation
    Yoga actually does all of these things and more, which makes it a popular form of alternative exercise.

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