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How Fit Are You?

How Fit Are You?

by Deborah Moss

Back in grade school we all moaned and groaned when it came time to take the President's Challenge fitness test. But now that you're an adult and no one is rating your physical prowess, you may actually want to know how fit you are.

You believe you'd be fitter if you could lose 10 pounds.
1 of 7 questions

Option A

True

Option B

False

Which of the following can you do?
2 of 7 questions

Option A

Bend back far enough to look at the wall behind you

Option B

Touch your toes without bending your knees

Option C

Sit cross-legged with knees resting on the ground

Option D

Two or more of the above

How often do you do some kind of aerobic exercise, such as running, bicycling or speed-walking?
3 of 7 questions

Option A

Very rarely

Option B

About once a week for an hour

Option C

Three times a week for 30 minutes

Option D

Six times a week for at least 20 minutes

Which of the following do you avoid?
4 of 7 questions

Option A

Inline skating in a public area

Option B

The rock-climbing wall

Option C

Dance classes

Option D

None of the above

You're most likely to get short of breath doing which of the following activities?
5 of 7 questions

Option A

Jogging one mile

Option B

Walking at the mall

Option C

Cleaning up the den

Option D

All of the above

You weight-train at least three days a week.
6 of 7 questions

Option A

True

Option B

False

Which of the following activities do you engage in?
7 of 7 questions

Option A

Smoking

Option B

Drinking more than one alcoholic beverage per day

Option C

Eating fast food during the week

Option D

None of the above