Answers to quick quiz

How much do you know already about the importance of exercise?

Answer to quick quiz *link*

  1. Which type of exercise will keep your body and mind in top condition? [answer d]
    A combination of strength, flexibility and endurance is important to include in your routine.
    Read more in the ‘types of exercise’ section.
  2. Exercise helps you stay safe at work because it can…? [answer d]
    Exercise helps you stay safe at work for example because it improves your concentration and memory, makes physical activities easier and can help prevent painful conditions.
    Find out how, in the ‘types of exercise’ section.
  3. True or False: You can only do exercise if you have a gym and weights? [answer false]
    None of the activities you will find in this programme require any equipment.
  4. True or False: Walking, climbing stairs, squats and push-ups are all types of endurance exercise? [answer false]
    Endurance activities are ones that increase your breathing and heart rate such as walking and climbing stairs. Squats and push-ups help strengthen key muscles and your core.
  5. Table tennis and basketball are... [answer d]
    Finding ways to get fit and stay fit together with your crewmates is not only good for your health, but can be a great way to get to know your team outside of work and have fun.
  6. A burpee is a... [answer c]
    It is a form of endurance exercise that engages all the major muscle groups, and improves cardiovascular health and agility.
    How to do a burpee can be found in the activity cards for endurance.
  7. Which of the following do you need to remember when doing exercise? [answer e]
    It is really important to warm up your muscles, stay hydrated, breathe regularly, take rest between activities and cool down after exercising.
    Read more in the ‘types of exercise’ section.
  8. True or False:  Exercise is good for your mental as well as your physical health? [answer true]
    Read in the FAQ why exercise is so very important to our mental as well as our physical health.