Quiz: What’s your fitness personality? (1/12)

Finding exercises that fit your lifestyle may be the key to sticking with them. Take our quiz and then find the activities that best suit you

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Match exercise to your personality type

If following your current workout routine feels like you’re just going through the motions, or if you have trouble getting—or staying—motivated, you may not be doing the right exercise for your personality. The trick is to find the type of activity that suits you, so you’re more apt to stick with it. “It’s definitely important to match exercise to your personality type, because if people are doing something they don’t enjoy, it won’t be sustainable and there won’t be a lifelong change,” says certified personal trainer Mark Stables, owner of the Benchmark Group, a Toronto-based wellness coaching company.

Take this quiz to find out the type of exercise that best suits your lifestyle.

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