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Posted on Aug 26, 2016

Do You Exercise Like Everyone Else Or Nah?

Are you more "LOL no" or "OMG yes" when it comes to cardio?

Are you a person who exercises (sometimes, a little, all the time, whatever)?

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Let's see how your habits compare to everyone else's:

  1. What is your cardio activity of choice?

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What is your cardio activity of choice?
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    Cardio? LOL
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    Lifting weights faster
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    Running
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    Elliptical
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    Rowing
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    Swimming
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    Some other thing not mentioned here
  1. Do you even lift, bro?

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Do you even lift, bro?
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    Yes and I love it
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    No
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    Ugh, yes, but not because I want to
  1. And what do you lift?

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And what do you lift?
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    Free weights (dumbbells, kettlebells, barbells)
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    I use machines
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    A combo of free weights and machines
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    Like I said, I don't lift
  1. What time of day do you work out?

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What time of day do you work out?
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    In the morning before work or school
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    Midday or on my lunch break
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    Sometime in the afternoon
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    In the evening after school or work
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    After dinner
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    Late night — like after 10 p.m.
  1. How long is your average workout?

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How long is your average workout?
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    Less than 20 minutes
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    20 - 30 minutes
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    30 - 40 minutes
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    40 - 60 minutes
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    Longer than an hour
  1. How many days a week do you exercise?

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How many days a week do you exercise?
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    1 - 2 times
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    2 - 3 times
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    3 - 4 times
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    4 - 5 times
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    5 - 6 times
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    6 - 7 times
  1. What do you listen to when you work out?

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What do you listen to when you work out?
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    Music
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    Podcasts
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    Audiobooks
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    The sound of me crushing it (I don't wear headphones when I work out)
  1. You get to the gym and realize you forgot your headphones. What do you do?

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You get to the gym and realize you forgot your headphones. What do you do?
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    Turn around and walk out
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    Change your workout plan to something way shorter
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    Do the workout anyway but hate every minute of it
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    Like I said, I don't wear headphones when I work out
  1. What do you think of group fitness classes?

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What do you think of group fitness classes?
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    They're fun and take the work out of figuring out how I should exercise
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    I hate exercising in front of other people oh god please don't look at me
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    If the instructor is good and I like the activity, I'll do them
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    Group classes or death
  1. Describe the clothes you wear to work out.

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Describe the clothes you wear to work out.
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    You know, stuff from the ~activewear,~ section — tees, tanks, shorts, capris
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    Clothes I also sleep in
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    Fancy stuff that wicks sweat and dries quickly
  1. Do you wear your workout clothes to the gym or change into them there?

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Do you wear your workout clothes to the gym or change into them there?
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    Change into them there
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    Wear them to the gym
  1. Fill in the blank. Working out with a friend _________.

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Fill in the blank. Working out with a friend _________.
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    makes exercising fun and motivates me
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    makes me feel self-conscious and athletically inferior
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    pushes me to go harder
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    sounds like a terrible intrusion on my alone time
  1. How sweaty are you after a typical workout?

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How sweaty are you after a typical workout?
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    I'm a little shiny but mostly dry
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    Pretty sweaty tbh
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    Parts of me are soaked, literally soaked
  1. Do you like working out?

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Do you like working out?
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    It's literally torture.
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    Not really, but I like having worked out.
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    Like it? No, I love it.
  1. How do feel when you miss a workout?

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How do feel when you miss a workout?
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    "Ugh, my day is ruined!"
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    Secretly pretty psyched
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    "It's whatever, there's always tomorrow."
  1. And how do you cool down?

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And how do you cool down?
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    Again I say: LOL wut?
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    I stretch
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    A routine tailored to the workout I just did
  1. Do you track info about your workout (distance, speed, weight, reps, etc.)?

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Do you track info about your workout (distance, speed, weight, reps, etc.)?
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    What info DON'T I track? The more data the better
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    Just the basics so I can keep track of my progress
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    I keep track of which days I worked out and what I did on those days mostly for scheduling and accountability
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    Nope
  1. Do you generally have your workout all figured out or do you wing it?

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Do you generally have your workout all figured out or do you wing it?
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    My workout is planned down to how long I'll rest between sets
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    I know more or less what I'm going to do that day i.e. cardio vs strength or a group class, etc.
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    I totally decide when I get to the gym/outside and I might even make it up as I go

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