Make Your Fitness Resolutions Stick
Last year, the most common New Year’s resolution was fitness-related. A study showed that roughly 50 million Americans pledged (发誓) to increase activity and lose weight. 36._______, success was hard to achieve. Two months later, only 37 percent of people in their 20s and 16 percent over age 50 had kept to their new fitness habit.
37. _______, the benefits of such a change are clear. There is no question that exercise plays a role in the
prevention and treatment of many diseases. Weekly exercise routines have been shown to reduce rates of depression and anxiety, lessen risk of heart attack and stroke, and reduce the prevalence of diabetes.
38. ______. It’s suggested that 150 minutes per week of moderate intensity exercise like swimming, of 75
minutes per week of intense exercise, like jogging, should be the minimum amount of exercise needed to achieve maximum medical benefits.
Often the best way to increase your exercise is to incorporate (融合) movement into your everyday life. On average, urban citizens who walk by walk, bike or public transportation are fitter than suburban citizens who drive to work. Besides, taking the stairs instead of the elevator also helps. 39.________.
Whether you resolve to work out at your local gym three times a week, take 10, 000 steps a day or give your dog an extra walk every day, what matters most was not your commitment to exercise but your sticking to it. 40._______.
A. While they have good intentions
B. Although behavior change is tough
C. However hard they try to make a change
D. There is always one type of exercise that you are fond of
E. So commit to something you love and keep to your fitness habit
F. They are good ways to increase the amount of your movement every day
G. The best form of exercise is the type that someone will consistently perform
答案 36-40 ABGFE