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Quiz: How Good Is Your Fitness IQ?

We’re sure you know what you’re doing, but now’s your chance to prove it.

Do you know your cardio from your strength work?
Do you know your cardio from your strength work?
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YOU GO TO the gym quite regularly and you know your dumbbells from your kettlebells, but how high is your fitness IQ really?

Having a high fitness IQ means you understand the science behind fitness and exercise, allowing you to get the most from your gym session.

Eight out of 10 is a good score in the quiz below and all you have to do is tell us if the following statements are true or false.

Remember to let us know your score in the comments section.

1. Lifting weights quickly will speed up muscle development
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True
False
2. Exercising on an empty stomach means you will burn off fat more quickly
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True
False
3. The right amount of rest is just as important as the right amount of exercise
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True
False
4. Muscle weighs more than fat
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True
False
5. Your body is burning calories even at rest
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True
False
6. Core exercises are ones that work out your abdomen
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True
False
7. Resting heart rate is a good indicator of aerobic fitness
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True
False
8. It is recommended you exercise at 90% of your maximum heart rate during a cardio workout
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True
False
9. HIIT stands for Heart Invigorating Ice Therapy
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True
False
10. Even moderate exercise reduces the risk of heart disease
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True
False
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
Perfect
You're a fitness genius. We bet all your friends turn to you for gym advice.
Share your result:
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You scored out of !
You know your stuff
You've a good fitness IQ but we hope you learned something today.
Share your result:
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You scored out of !
You could have done better
That wasn't great, but you've learned a few fitness lessons today and that's the important thing.
Share your result:

FLYEfit will soon unveil their brand new flagship gym at The Vaults, CHQ. Located in the heart of the IFSC, it includes free weights, racks, Olympic lifting and much more in a unique setting from just €29 per month.

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