After gathering some ideas for a new post, a colleague of mine suggested a fun quiz entitled “what type of animal exerciser are you?”. Below are a set of questions, choose one response per question. Count up the amount of As, Bs, Cs, Ds and Es you have and visit the link at the bottom of the page for your animal type. Password: quiz
Which type of animal exerciser are you
1. The first thing that pops into your mind when you hear the word “exercise” is..
A. Just got to keep going, slow and steady, all day every day.
B. Never heard of that word before
C. One of the three essential parts of my existence: Breathe, Sleep, Workout!
D. OMG – like running? Ohh jumping! Throw things! EEE I’m upside down!
E. Yeah I’ll do it after my nap.
2. How many times a week do you work out?
A. Moderately every day (i.e. walk, cycle, run or swim)
B. I don’t work out
C. I exercise intensely for several hours at least 4-5 times a week
D. MAAN I did 2 hours Monday, then Tuesday I went for some Yoga Boxing (Yogxing!), today I’m tired and maybe next week I’ll try some flame throwing.
E. 20-30mins high intensity on most days.
3. Your favourite fitness/workout activity is:
A. Swimming or jogging
B. Hanging out
C. Weightlifting or explosive cardio
D. Pilates, dance, team sport, boxing, rowing, some circuits, ah and bootcamp…oh and stiletto aerobics
E. Chasing my friends around the living room, then going back to sleep.
4. How do you maintain your diet in relation to your fitness goals?
A. Everything in moderation. But I love meat and fish.
B. Whatever is easiest, I don’t cook much. Vegetarian.
C. I strictly regulate my macronutrient intake and keep a close eye on my nutritional values.
D. Bananas! Woo. Peanuts AHH Lettuce. Lettuce WITH Peanuts. Bread. Nutella on Potatoes. Chocolate sprinkles in my cereal.
E. I wait for somebody to bring me food and in exchange I will kill a small helpless animal for them.
5. Describe your exercise habits in 3 words
A. Steady. Continuous. Regular.
B. Sleepy. Slowly. Chilled.
C. Explosive. Hard. Intense.
D. Varied. Fun. Experimental.
E. Intermittent. Casual. Irregular.
6. What do you think of other exercisers?
A. If they’re slower than me I can eat them. Err I mean beat them.
B. Meh. Laaame.
C. I’m better than them.
D. Oooh wonder what they’re doing! That looks cool, I can do that! Woo pull ups. Ok maybe not. LOOK A RACOON.
E. Not bothered, I don’t care what other people are into. I just do my own thing.
7. A new fitness craze has taken over the world – how do you react?
A. I don’t want to change my current jogging regime
B. Not heard of it/I know nothing about fitness trends
C. It’s not hard enough for me. I increase my regiment intensity every week.
D. Already tried that, it was waay cool! Now I’m doing a class where I balance cherries on a hula hoop while standing on one leg and twirling a stick in my hand.
E. Yeah, maybe after my nap.
Find out which type of animal you are