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How can incorporating lifestyle activities into a fitness program increase the likelihood of its success?

A. It increases the amount of time spent on fitness activities.

B. It is often more convenient to participate in lifestyle fitness activities than more formal fitness activities.

C. It helps a personal fitness program lead to lifestyle change.

D. all of the above


Individuals should participate in activities __________ to improve cardiovascular fitness.

A. twice a day

B. three to five days a week

C. two to three days a week

D. seven days a week


Which of the following statements about exercising during pregnancy is TRUE?

A. Pregnant women should not exercise at very high altitudes.

B. Women should not exercise during pregnancy.

C. Pregnant women should get 2 hours of vigorous exercise a week.

D. During pregnancy, women should exercise in a supine position.


Which of the following factors should be considered when designing a personal fitness program?

A. goals

B. activities

C. variety

D. all of the above


Fitness requirements are the same for individuals of all ages.


What is the recommended amount of physical activity for children?

A. at least 2 hours per day

B. 4 hours per week

C. at least 1 hour per day

D. no more than 30 minutes per day


What is the BEST reason to ease into an exercise program?

A. Failure to ease into an exercise program can lead to injury and discouragement.

B. Easing into an exercise program decreases the likelihood that it will lead to lifestyle changes.

C. Failure to ease into an exercise program may lead to the loss of an exercise partner.

D. all of the above


Which of the following is the least effective way to get an exercise program back on track?

A. identifying the cause of noncompliance

B. adjusting the reward system to improve motivation

C. preparing for future challenges

D. feeling guilty


Which of the following is the least important factor of a personal fitness program?

A. the individual’s personal conditions

B. the availability of resources

C. the level of motivation

D. the time of day physical activity will be performed


Starting a fitness plan slowly will lead to better results than starting out quickly.


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