May 29, 2023
Your Current Fitness
How fit are you now?
Before you start this program, answer the "How Fit and Strong Are You Now?" questions. These questions will help you determine your current level of strength and independence. Try returning to them again, after you have been strength training for three months, six months, and twelve months. This will help you gauge how useful the program has been to you. Keep in mind that if you have not been able to sustain the program for any reasonâ€”say, illness or injuryâ€”your score will likely remain the same or even decrease. Don't be discouragedâ€”just try to get back on track.
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Evaluating your score
- 15â€“24 points: Indicates a low fitness level, with significant room for improvement in mobility, ability to complete daily activities, and mood and mental health.
- 25â€“34 points: Indicates a low-to-moderate fitness level, with room for improvement in most of the areas described above.
- 35â€“44 points: Indicates a moderate fitness level, with room for improvement in some of the areas described above.
- 45 and above: Indicates an advanced level of fitness; strength training will improve and maintain fitness.