I "HEARD" HURDLE RACE
Ready to Race? Answer TRUE or FALSE to each statement. For each answer you get right, you'll clear a hurdle on your way to the finish line. If you're wrong, you'll have a little trouble clearing the hurdle, but stay on track — you can still finish the race!
I heard that wearing heavy clothes while being physically active will make me sweat more, so I lose weight faster.
I heard that drinking water before and during physical activity will give me sideaches.
I heard that "No pain, no gain" is a good physical activity motto to have.
I heard that being physically active can cheer me up.
I heard that warming up and stretching are two totally different things.
I heard that I'll see a change in my body after being active for only a few weeks.
I heard that if I stop being active, the muscles I've built will turn to fat.
I heard that physical activity that zaps my energy will leave me too tired to do anything afterward.
I heard that I should always cool down after I do a physical activity.
I heard that if I can't sing along with my favorite tunes during a workout without huffing and puffing, I'm working too hard.
I heard that PE class is too short to have any healthy benefits.
I heard that physical activity is only worthwhile if I'm really good at it, or if I do it for a long time.
I heard that I can get athlete's foot by walking barefoot in the locker room.
I heard that people with asthma shouldn't do physical activity.
I heard that getting regular activity can stunt my growth.
I heard that exercising outside when it's really hot can be dangerous.
I heard that some types of physical activity are better for my bones than others.
You made it over the finish line! But practice makes perfect — do you feel a speed streak coming on?
- Page last reviewed: April 28, 2015
- Page last updated: April 28, 2015
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