- Sedentary – characterized by or requiring sitting; inactive
Example: His sedentary lifestyle has resulted in several health problems.
- Intimidating – having a frightening, overawing, or threatening effect
Example: Her boss’s intimidating demeanor made her nervous during meetings.
- Ditch – to get rid of or abandon something
Example: He decided to ditch his old car and buy a new one.
- Monotonous – dull, tedious, and repetitious; lacking in variety and interest
Example: His job was so monotonous that he often fell asleep at his desk.
- Endeavor – an attempt to achieve a goal
Example: She made a great endeavor to get into the university of her choice.
- Demotivate – to reduce someone’s enthusiasm or motivation
Example: The negative feedback from her boss demotivated her from pursuing her idea.
- Frustration – the feeling of disappointment or annoyance caused by the inability to achieve a goal or fulfill a desire
Example: His constant failures led to feelings of frustration and low self-esteem.
- Obsessing – excessively preoccupied with or worried about something
Example: She was obsessing over the exam results, even though she had done well.
- Burst – sudden outbreak or increase of something
Example: The burst of laughter from the audience was unexpected but welcomed.
- Counterintuitive – contrary to what intuition or common sense would indicate
Example: It may seem counterintuitive, but drinking more water can actually help reduce bloating.
- Couch potato – a person who spends a lot of time sitting or lying down, usually watching
TV Example: He had turned into a couch potato after retiring from work.
- Ultra-coordinated – exceptionally well-coordinated
Example: The gymnast’s ultra-coordinated movements were mesmerizing to watch.
- Vigorous – strong, healthy, and full of energy
Example: The vigorous exercise routine helped him lose weight and feel more energetic.
- Intensity – the quality or state of being intense; extreme force, degree, or strength
Example: The intensity of the storm caused a lot of damage.
- Profusely – in large amounts or quantities; to a great degree; abundantly
Example: She apologized profusely for being late.
- Prolong – to extend the duration of something
Example: The company decided to prolong the project deadline to give employees more time to complete their work.
- Ambitious – having or showing a strong desire and determination to succeed
Example: Her ambitious nature led her to start her own business.
- Inept – having or showing no skill; clumsy
Example: He was inept at playing sports and always struggled to keep up with his teammates.
- Spontaneously – occurring or done without prior planning or thought; impulsive
Example: They decided to take a spontaneously road trip over the weekend.
- Accountable – responsible for something and answerable for one’s actions
Example: He was held accountable for the errors made in the financial report.
- Inconvenient – causing trouble, difficulties, or discomfort; not convenient
Example: The flight delay was very inconvenient and caused her to miss an important meeting.
- Immerse – to involve oneself deeply in a particular activity or interest
Example: She decided to immerse herself in learning a new language.
- Stroller – a small carriage with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
Example: She took her baby for a walk in the stroller in the park.
- Zoning out – to stop paying attention and become lost in one’s thoughts or distractions
Example: She often found herself zoning out during long meetings at work.
- What was the most recent exercise you did?
- How many times a week do you exercise? How much time does one workout usually take?
- Describe an average workout. What kind of exercises do you do?
- Do you prefer to exercise at home or in a gym?
- How do you feel about the social or public nature of gym workouts?
- How much do you look at or interact with other people? Do you feel like people are watching you?
- Do you prefer to work out alone or with other people?
- What was the most fun exercise you’ve ever experienced?
- What is the worst pain you have experienced while exercising?
- How much exercise time do you think is appropriate?
- Do you have a favorite sport to play? If so, how often do you play it these days and how much exercise does it provide?
- Do you usually sleep well after exercising?
- Have you ever been on a diet? If so, what kind and did the diet succeed or fail?
- What kind of body type do you want?
- Do you think exercise is important to get the body you want, or do you think diet is more important? Why?
- Do you feel the need for exercise?