During this past weekend, we celebrated our 24th anniversary at NW Personal Training. As part of the festivities, we did a 24 question Fitness Trivia game. Let’s see how you do and whether you’ve absorbed any of the Columbian fitness column content over the last couple decades. 

Fitness Trivia Game:

  1. What are the 3 macronutrients?
  2. Where/what is the gastrocnemius muscle
  3. What are the 3 primary fitness components
  4. What is the largest muscle in the human body? 
  5. How many calories are there in 1lb of body fat
  6. What does the acronym HIIT stand for in fitness? 
  7. Where/what is the pectoralis major muscle
  8. What is the recommended daily water intake for an average adult in ounces of water? 
  9. Which vitamin is often referred to as the “sunshine vitamin” and is crucial for bone health? 
  10. What is the acronym for the max amount of weight you can lift 1x
  11. How many muscles make up the Hamstrings
  12. Which type of exercise is known for its mind-body focus and includes movements like controlled breathing and meditation
  13. When is the best time to do deep stretching
  14. How many hours of sleep per night is generally recommended for optimal health and recovery? 
  15. What is the term for the number of times your heart beats per minute while at rest
  16. Where is energy produced in a cell
  17. Which compound provides energy for all physiological processes in the body?
  18. What type of exercise is in the presence of adequate levels of oxygen
  19. What type of exercise is in the presence of inadequate levels of oxygen
  20. Which hormone is often referred to as the “stress hormone”?
  21. Which type of exercise involves contracting and relaxing muscles without joint movement
  22. How many planes of movement are there? 
  23. Which macronutrient is the building block for muscle growth and repair
  24. Which type of exercise is the most beneficial to building muscle, changing body composition, preserving bone density, and raising metabolism

Answers: 1. Protein, CHO, Fat 2. Calve 3. Cardiovascular, Muscle, Flexibility 4. Gluteus Maximus 5. 3500 6. High intensity interval training 7. Chest 8. Half your ideal body weight 9. Vitamin D 10. 1RM 11. Three 12. Yoga 13. After a workout/warmup 14. 7-9 hours 15. Resting Heart Rate 16. Mitochondria 17. ATP 18. Aerobic 19 Anaerobic 20. Cortisol 21. Isometric 22. Three (Frontal, Transverse, Sagittal) 23. Protein 24. Strength Training

Yours in health & fitness,
Sherri McMillan

Sherri McMillan

Sherri McMillan

Sherri McMillan, holds a master's degree in exercise physiology and has been inspiring the world to adopt a fitness lifestyle for more than 33 years. She has received numerous industry awards including 2010 CanFitPro International Presenter of the Year, 2006 IDEA Fitness Director of the Year, 1998 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, 1998 CanFitPro Fitness Presenter of the Year and 2005/2006 ACE Fitness Educator of the Year - Runner up. She is a fitness trainer, fitness columnist for various magazines and newspapers, author of five books and manuals including "Go For Fit - the Winning Way to Fat Loss" and "Fit over Forty" and the featured presenter in various fitness DVDs. She has presented hundreds of workshops to thousands of fitness leaders throughout Canada, Australia, Mexico, Jamaica, New Zealand, Germany, England, Spain, South America, Asia and the U.S. She is the owner of Northwest Personal Training in downtown Vancouver, the founder of WHY Racing Events & WHY Community, participates in various community fundraisers and can be found running, biking, or hiking around the community. Find more information at nwpersonaltraining.com.

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