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How much have you learned?

I have been writing about fitness related topics for several years. Each week I try to find a new, interesting topic to write about. This week I thought I'd see just how much you've learned over the past few years.
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I have been writing about fitness related topics for several years. Each week I try to find a new, interesting topic to write about. This week I thought I'd see just how much you've learned over the past few years. Answer the questions below and return them to Northern Athletic Club at the address below for your chance to win a one year membership and a complete fitness and nutrition consultation to get you started on your healthy lifestyle plan for 2011! Entry deadline is Dec. 15, 2010. One entry per person.

Negative stress can lead to increases in your bodies caloric requirement by up to:

a. 100 per cent; b. 50 per cent; c. 200 per cent; d. 500 per cent

Eggnog contains _____ calories per cup:

a. 100; b. 240, c. 360; d. 120

Experts say that standing up straight and tall can make you look up to _______ pounds lighter instantly:

a. 25; b. 5; c. 10; d. 20

When stretching you should hold each stretch for ___ to ___ seconds:

a. 10 to 20; b. 20 to 30; c. 40 to 50; d. 50 to 60

SAD stands for:

a. Sad and Depressed; b. Sore and Damaged; c. Seasonal Affective Disorder; d. Sternum Alignment Dysfunction

Everyone is able to find time each day for exercise if they really want to:

True; False

_____ out of 10 people who plan/intend to do their workouts from home fail within the first month:

a. 10; b. 5; c. 4; d. 9

Detoxes containing pills and diet restrictions should be done regularly to give the liver a break:

True; False

A man under 30 should have a body fat percentage between ____ and ____ per cent:

a. 5-10 per cent; b. 9-15 per cent; c. 23-26; d. 20-27 per cent

You can turn abdominal fat into muscle by doing extra crunches and ab work:

True; False

A glass of milk contains about ___ grams of protein:

a. 22; b. 15; c.10; d. 31

Cortisol, released by our body during stressful times, slows down our metabolism leading to weight _______:

a. Loss; b. Maintenance; c. Gain

To calculate you maximum heart rate, subtract your age from _____:

a. 115; b. 200; c. 220; d. 250

Body fat analysis is a great way of measuring progress even if the number of the scale isn't changing:

True; False

On average, you can burn about 100 calories by walking for about _____ minutes.

a. 12; b. 26; c. 37; d. 8

I hope you have learned a lot over the past few years and you continue to learn about exercise and nutrition. If you have specific questions or topics you would like covered, please let me know by e-mailing me at nacfitness@sasktel.net.

To enter, please fill out your name, e-mail address and phone number and submit to nacfitness@sasktel.net or by mail to Northern Athletic Club, 1943 St Laurent Dr, North Battleford, SK, S9A 3L5. One entry per person. All correct entries received by Dec. 15, 2010 at 5 p.m. will be eligible for the draw. Answers will be posted Dec. 17.

Say it! Mean it! Do it!