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What's Your Fitness Personality?

Here's a quick quiz that may help you build more physical activity into your life. Pick the answers that best match your response, and then take a look at the recommendations that seem to match your personality.

1. When you get out of the bed in the morning, what do you expect from your day?
I haven't got a clue where I'll be eating lunch or when I'll have dinner. (My day has to be flexible to respond to the demands and needs of children, work, family, and friends.)
I have a guess where I'll eat lunch and a fairly good idea of dinnertime. (I usually have few specific plans or priorities in the day, but plenty of free form time, too.)
I know where I'll have lunch and exactly when dinner is planned. (I keep a daily calendar and follow my intended schedule quite closely.)

2. You have things you should drop off at four friends' homes today. How is it most likely to happen?
I'll get to each one whenever I think of it, maybe during lulls; hopefully I'll get to all of them today.
I'll try to adjust my plans a little to get to each one when I'm in the area; I'll get to them all before the day is over.
I'll build my schedule so that it fits optimally into the other things I'll be doing during the day, and I'll get to all of them by noon.

3. You're making dinner plans with close friends, and are picking a restaurant together. Will you:
. . . Offer few opinions, and happily go wherever everyone else picks?
. . . Offer several ideas and describe your places glowingly, but willingly go with the majority?
. . .Be very clear about your one or two picks, and try hard to convince people they're the best choices?

Adapted from "The Complete Guide to Walking for Health, Weight Loss, and Fitness," by Mark Fenton (Lyons Press, 2001).