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What's Your Fitness Level?

Figuring out how to set up an exercise program isn't easy.  There are any number of ways to structure an exercise program and how you get started will depend on your fitness level. Once you know where you start, you'll have a much better idea of how to get to your final destination whether it's to lose weight, get healthy or have more energy in your life.  Take the quiz to find out whether you're a Beginner, a Level 2 Beginner, an Intermediate exerciser or an Advanced exerciser.  

What's your level of cardio endurance?
I don't exercise aerobically.
Less than 5 minutes
Between 5 and 20 minutes.
More than 20 minutes.

What's your experience with strength training?
I've never lifted weights
I've lifted weights before, but not recently
I'm familiar with weight training concepts and exercises and currently lift weights
I've been lifting weights for more than 6 months

What's your level of flexibility?
I never stretch
I sometimes stretch, but I don't follow a regular routine
I stretch after every workout
I stretch after workouts and regularly do yoga and/or Pilates

How often do you currently exercise.
I don't 
Once or twice a week
2-3 times a week
More than 3 times a week

What equipment or resources do you have available?
I have a few dumbbells at home
I have a home gym with cardio and strength equipment
I have access to a gym and I have equipment at home

Do you have any medical conditions, illnesses or injuries?
Yes and I don't have clearance from my doctor for exercise
Not that I know of, but I haven't had a checkup in years
No, but I could use a checkup to make sure everything's working right
I have check ups regularly and have no restrictions on exercise

What do you struggle with most when it comes to exercise?
I don't know how to reach my goals
I know what to do but can't seem to stick with it
I've seen results, but I'm not where I want to be
I exercise regularly but need a challenge both mentally and physically

Thanks for Michael Carr, Digital Camera Guide, for an excellent quiz template (check out his Digital Camera Finder to see what I mean).

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