Fending Off Fat Quiz
by Staff
Do you know how many fewer calories you have to consume to lose a pound? Test your knowledge about weight loss in our fending off fat quiz.

To lose one pound in one week, you'll need to eat how many fewer calories a day?

  • 500
  • 1,000
  • 2,000
  • 3,000

Building muscle burns body fat.

  • True
  • False

The best type of aerobic workout to promote weight loss is high intensity and short duration.

  • True
  • False

Of the the activities listed below, which one would burn the most calories if done by a 130-pound woman for 30 minutes?

  • Weight lifting
  • Cycling
  • Martial arts
  • Skiing

The calories in a meal are less likely to be stored as fat if you eat them a few hours after you exercise.

  • True
  • False

Which of these snacks is under 100 calories?

  • 1/2 English muffin, with 1 tsp. of peanut butter
  • 20 jelly beans
  • 2 cups of watermelon cubes
  • All of the above

When lifting weights, your muscles should feel fatigued for you to derive benefit from the exercise:

  • True
  • False

To enhance calorie burning after exercise, the best drink to consume is:

  • An 8-oz. sports drink, like Gatorade, Powerade, etc.
  • An 8-oz. bottle of apple or orange juice
  • 8 oz. of ice water
  • 8 oz. of room-temperature water