Fitness IQ test

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Test your fitness knowledge.
updated 10 years ago by jingle
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You've been doing dumbbell curls for about 3 months. Three times a week, you do 12 reps using 25 pound weights. At the beginning you were struggling with the last couple of reps, but now you're breezing through them and are starting to get bored. It's time to:

Increase the weight

2

One pound of muscle burns _____ calories of fat a day, whereas one pound of fat burns _____ calories a day

50, 2

3

When you do sit-ups, you are working towards reducing fat where:

In all parts of your body

4

The more you sweat the more weight you lose...

until you drink again

5

Aerobic exercise is beneficial to the quality of your skin because:

It improves the nutrition of skin cells and increases the blood capillary density in the skin

6

Strengthening your abdominal muscles is one of the best ways to:

Protect against back pain

7

Among occupational groups, mail carriers live the longest in the USA. This is because:

People who live longer usually perform prolonged moderate exercise

8

When exercising, you should _____ when my muscles contract and _____ when they lengthen

exhale, inhale

9

When exercising, the tearing of microscopic muscle fibers is thought to cause:

DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness)

10

When you exercise, the water that you lose through sweating comes from:

Blood plasma

11

Exercise reduces the risk of endometrial cancer and breast cancer by:

Reducing body fat. Body fat produces estrogen, which aids in the growth of some female cancers.

12

When you're sweating, _____ goes down, and _____ goes up

blood volume, the concentration of salts in your blood

13

What 2 diseases are people who store fat around their bellybutton area more susceptible to

Coronary heart disease and Diabetes

14

What is an aerobic threshold

The point at which energy production switches from being aerobic to anaerobic