No Sweat Motivation Quiz

Have trouble staying motivated?

Find out how likely you are to stick to your fitness goals…and some surprisingly easy ways to create lasting motivation.

To learn your “sticky-ness” factor and what you can do to transform exercise from a chore into a gift – and stay motivated to exercise for life – take the quick No Sweat Motivation Quiz.

It takes just a few minutes to answer the questions and get your personalized report, score, and easy, science-based tips. For an accurate score, make sure your answers reflect what you really think and do, rather than what you think you should do.

Please enter your first name and email address to take the quiz and get a personalized report. After you submit your questions, a website page will appear with your personalized results, which you can also print. By registering now, you’ll also get instant access to other free No Sweat resources and receive periodic email updates. You can opt out of receiving emails at the bottom of any email.

Even though I feel committed to start exercising and losing weight, my motivation tends to quickly fade.

When I think about exercising, it feels like chore.

I usually feel committed to exercise when I decide to start, but I always lose my willpower to keep it up.

When I am physically active I usually pick activities that I think I should do but actually don't want to do.

My life is busy — I find it hard to find time to exercise or do something just for me.

Even though I resolve to take better care of myself, I feel guilty taking time away from my work or family to do that.

In general, I feel comfortable giving myself permission to take care of my physical and emotional needs on a daily basis.

In general, when people ask me to do something I can't say "no."

I really want to figure out how to exercise more, eat better, and get more sleep – and I have been trying to make all of these changes at the same time.

I really want to lose weight, so I am very focused on the scale. That's more important now than planning how I will sustain the changes in exercise that I want to make.

When I start exercising, I think about what obstacles life might throw my way and plan strategies to prevent or work around them.

When I haven't been able to do my planned exercise session I feel like a failure.