How active are you in an average day? Do you routinely climb stairs ... or is stepping into the elevator exercise enough for you? Do you take your dog for a brisk walk ... or sit inside while he plays outdoors? Do you lift heavy objects yourself ... or pick up the phone to call the movers?
We have a few physical activity self assessments you may want to try. If you are interested try out our "everyday fitness" self assessment.
Walking Self Assessment
To determine which level of walking program we offer you should start with, try our "walking self assessment".
Body Mass Index
You can also calculate what your BMI (body mass index) which is a method to measure a person's percentage of body fat. Excess body fat has been linked as a risk factor to a number of diseases.
How Much Activity is Enough?
All of these assessments are only indicators of your level of physical activity or fitness. However, they do give you a point to start from in determining how much more active you need to be. Canada's Physical Activity Guide provides an excellent definition on how much activity is enough. You can click on "how much activity is enough" to find out what Health Canada suggests.