Know Your Healthy Steps

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Know Your Healthy Steps

Brief overview for those considering begining an exercise program.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is one of the risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes?
    • A. 

      Auto-immune disease

    • B. 

      High cholesterol

    • C. 

      Lack of exercise

  • 2. 
    It is recommended that carbohydrate intake be limited and spread fairly evenly throughout the day. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Ultimately, what kind of physical activity should all of us be doing?
    • A. 

      10 minutes of walking, riding a bike or swimming 3-5 times per week

    • B. 

      Working out at a gym 3 times weekly

    • C. 

      Regular physical activity of any kind 30 to 60 minutes daily

  • 4. 
    It is not necessary to check with your doctor before starting any excercise program.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Using a pedometer is a good way to measure your physical activity plus stay motivated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Other benefits besides reduced blood glucose levels and weight loss for regular exercise are:
    • A. 

      Reduced risk of Alzheimers disease

    • B. 

      Improvements in immune system

    • C. 

      Improved sexual functioning

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which group takes the least steps daily?
    • A. 

      Children

    • B. 

      Healthy older adults

    • C. 

      Lazy teenagers

    • D. 

      People with chronic diseases (such as diabetes)

  • 8. 
    Keeping a calendar or exercise log can help you stick with an exercise program.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Most people have relapses in their exercise plan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What should be done when a relapse happens?
    • A. 

      Get back on schedule as soon as possible

    • B. 

      Quit exercising, its too much trouble

  • 11. 
    If you maintain your new exercise goals for a least 6 months, they are much more likely to be maintained.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False