If you're a fitness Go-Getter, you might prefer to kickbox your way to good health. / Sheer Photo/Getty Images
Thereís really only one key to sticking with exercise, and thatís doing something you love. ďAnything that gets your heart rate revving and you slightly out of breath counts,Ē says Larysa DiDio, co-author of Sneaky Fitness. Take our mini-quiz and youíre guaranteed to find a workout youíll look forward to doing.
1. When you see an infomercial for the latest super-ab blaster, you...
a) Wonder what the fuss is. Isnít that what Pilates is for?
b) Are working out with it by the end of the week.
c) Flip the channel.
2. You exercise becauseÖ
a) You want to be healthy and have more energy.
b) You want a slim, toned body.
c) You want to lose weight.
3. You've planned to exercise before work. When the alarm rings, you...
a) Press snooze a couple of times, mainline some caffeine and lace up your sneakers.
b) Pop out of bed.
c) Shut off the alarm and roll over. Thereís always tomorrow.
If you answered mostly Aís, youíre a Fitness Do-Gooder.
You work out because you know youíre supposed to. You enjoy it somewhat, but if life interrupts the routine, you have trouble getting back on track. Best workouts for you: Classes that emphasize varietyóand distract you from the fact that youíre exercising! Try a mix of Zumba, body-sculpt classes or treadmill classes, mat Pilates, beginner Spinning, or Iyengar yoga.
If you answered mostly Bís, you're a Fitness Go-Getter.
Youíre pumped to exercise, like to be pushed in a workout and enjoy the coolest, newest workouts. Best workouts for you: You like to be challenged and push yourself to new levels. Try boot camp classes, interval running, kickboxing, Pilates on apparatus, Bikram yoga, Ashtanga yoga, or advanced spinning.
If you answered mostly Cís, you're a Fitness Work-in-Progress.
You often try to start a new plan, but it never lasts. Best workouts for you: Look for options that will ease you into exercise and show resultsówithout being so hard you get discouraged and give up. Try DVDs (CollageVideo.com and ExerciseTV.tv have good selections), dancing, walking outside, recumbent biking, or elliptical training.