What’s Your Exercise Type?
The first time through, I’d answer the questions honestly to get my profile. Then I’d run through the quiz multiple times to see the different types of personalities I am not. Why? I’m a marketer. It’s what I do.
The multiple-choice questions were pretty simple: last time I exercised regularly, do I like working out with other people, outdoor vs. indoor workouts, and am I competitive.
From what I can tell, quiz takers fit into one of five categories: competitor, explorer, individualist, joiner, and perfect partner.activity profile quiz if you are a subscriber to Weight Watchers eTools. Otherwise, take the poll to choose your exercise type.)
Well, it turns out I’m an (drum roll, please)…Individualist!
I can see that. Working out is a time for me to clear my thoughts. Also if I’m exercising with friends I’m more likely to socialize than get a great workout. I know my limitations!
As for the suggested workouts, some I’m already doing like hiking, walking, yoga and strength training. But some suggestions intrigued me: biking, hitting balls at a driving range, water workouts (suggest exercises for the pool), and inline skating.
The last time I rode a bike? About 20 years ago. Now I did buy a bike in 2010. Where’s that bike now? Sitting in a shed. How sad. Maybe this fall I get back on that horse.
There’s a pool and driving range near out house. Perhaps a couple of times a month I try swimming and hitting golf balls. It certainly breaks up the monotony of walking and yoga everyday.
As for inline skating, all I can say is “Yikes!” I’d say that’s a big, fat no for now. Until I master the bike, no way in hell I’m getting on skates. Now that doesn’t mean never. Maybe it’s something to try next spring.