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Taking SparkPeople's quizzes and assessments is a fun way to test your knowledge on nutrition, fitness, and health, and to learn more about yourself!
Are You Ready to Start Running?
Running is a great form of aerobic exercise that boasts many health and fitness benefits. But is it right for you? Take this assessment to find out if you're ready to start a running program.
Have long have you been exercising regularly?
I don't exercise yet.
One month or less
Several consecutive months
Does your current exercise program involve walking indoors, on a treadmill and/or outdoors?
Can you walk briskly for at least two miles?
Yes, pretty easily.
Yes, but I get a little winded.
No. I need to take breaks and/or can't do that entire distance.
How quickly can you walk one mile?
In 18 minutes or fewer (3.3 mph or faster)
19-20 minutes (3.0-3.2 mph)
21 minutes or more (2.9 mph or slower)
How's your balance?
Could be better
I'm often losing my footing or tripping.
What is the main reason that you are interested in running?
It seems fun.
My current workouts are getting stale and feeling too easy.
I just want to try something new.
I want to burn more calories and lose weight.
I heard running was the best form of exercise you can do.
I want to push myself to reach a new goal like a distance race.
Have you ever tried running in the past?
Yes, and it went great!
Yes, but I ran into pain, injuries or other complications.
No, I'm 100% new to running.
Have you talked to your doctor about your desire to run?
No, but I'm healthy and was previously cleared for exercise.
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