Yoga, Pilates, HIIT… running, walking, weights… With so many kinds of workout, which should you choose? Find the one that suits your goals and temperament with our revealing quiz!
You know the rules – ‘At least 150 minutes of aerobic activity a week’ and ‘strength training on two days’…but if you’re short of time and lacking in enthusiasm, how will you ever fit a regular exercise programme into your life? Take our quiz to discover your workout personality.
Choose ONE answer for each question:
Think back to team games at school. Were you most likely to be:
A Team captain?
B Keeping a low profile at the back of the pitch?
C Daydreaming about being elsewhere?
D Quick to pass the ball?
E A stickler for the rules?
F Mortified that you were the last to be picked for the team?
At work, you’re happiest when you are:
A Getting your voice heard.
B Working alone.
C Being creative, or using your brain.
D Nurturing a newbie.
E Ticking tasks off your to-do list.
F Receiving a positive appraisal.
With your family, you are:
A Buoyed by having everyone around you.
B Looking forward to a bit of time alone.
C Dreaming up fun things for you all to do together.
D The one everyone turns to with their problems.
E Making sure everything runs to schedule.
F Wanting your own way.
Eating out with friends, are you:
A The life and soul of the party?
B Happier one to one?
C Most comfortable talking about serious topics?
D Hoping everyone else is enjoying themselves?
E Impatient if the service is slow?
F Anxious about how you come across?
Looking at your diary, is it:
A Packed with meetings and social engagements?
B Beautifully empty – just how you like it?
C Full of doodles?
D Mainly a reminder of other people’s birthdays?
E Neat and ordered?
F Where you dump your grievances?
On your perfect day, would you:
A Go out in a group?
B Take a long walk?
C Book a massage?
D Cook for friends?
E Set off early for a carefully planned trip?
F Spend time with someone you love and trust?
Embarking on any new project, you are:
A Raring to go.
B Quietly confident.
C Consumed with plans.
D Keeping everyone involved in the loop.
E Researching as thoroughly as possible.
F Nervous about how your new venture will go.
You’re most likely to hear yourself say:
A ‘I’m sorry I haven’t been in touch lately…’
B ‘‘I don’t know where the time goes – there aren’t enough hours in the day.’
C Hey, I’ve got a good idea…!’
D ‘How ARE you?’
E ‘Can I just double check something…?’
F ‘I feel really hurt by…’