Are You Fit Enough To Workout
An important component in any weight loss plan is regular physical activity. It should be fun, healthy and above all safe, and if you want to lose weight, you might have to become more active than you already are.
Being more active is perfectly safe for most people, however, some people should check with their doctor before they start becoming much more physically active than they are already.
Common sense is your best guide when you answer these questions,
Answer the following questions: If you can honestly answer NO to these questions, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the 'You Can begin Your Fitness test' link.
If you answer YES to one or more of these questions...Talk with your doctor BEFORE you start becoming much more physically active or BEFORE you have a fitness appraisal.
Tell your doctor about which questions you answered YES too.
If you answered NO honestly to all questions, you can be reasonably sure that you can start becoming much more physically active - begin slowly and build up gradually - this is the safest and easiest way to go and you can safely take part in a fitness appraisal - this is an excellent way to determine your basic fitness so that you can plan the best way for you to exercise and live actively.
DELAY BECOMING MUCH MORE ACTIVE
If you are not feeling well because of a temporary illness such as a cold or a fever - wait until you feel better. Or if you are or may be pregnant - talk to your doctor before you start becoming more active.
If your health changes so that you then answer YES to any of the above questions, tell your fitness or health professional. Ask whether you should change your physical activity plan.
If you answered NO to the questions asked above - You Can Begin Your Fitness Test