Exercise & Fitness: Study Materials, Vocabulary, and Discussion Questions

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Exercise Quotes

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Vocabulary(Article #1)

  • sedentary
  • intimidating
  • ditch
  • monotonous
  • endeavor
  • demotivate
  • frustration
  • obsessing
  • burst
  • counterintuitive
  • couch potato
  • ultra-coordinated
  • vigorous
  • intensity
  • profusely
  • prolonge
  • ambitious
  • inept
  • spontaneously
  • accountable
  • inconvenient
  • immerse
  • stroller
  • zoning out

Discussion Questions: 

  1. What was the most recent exercise you did?
  2. How many times a week do you exercise? How much time does one workout usually take?
  3. Describe an average workout? What kind of exercises do you do?
  4. Do you prefer to exercise at home or in a gym?
  5. How do you feel about the social or public nature of gym workouts?
  6. How much do you look at or interact with other people? Do you feel like people are watching you?
  7. Do you prefer to workout alone or with other people?
  8. What was the most fun exercise you’ve ever experienced?
  9. What is the worst pain you have experienced while exercising?
  10. How much exercise time do you think is appropriate?
  11. 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?
  12. Do you usually sleep well after exercising?
  13. Have you ever been on a diet? If so, what kind and did the diet succeed or fail? 
  14. What kind of body type do you want?
  15. Do you think exercise is important to get the body you want, or do you think diet is more important? Why?
  16. Do you feel the need for exercise?

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