Enneagram and Exercise - Type 8
Please answer these questions thoughtfully and to the best of your ability. Answers should be according to what you actually do, not what you think your number would/should do. Questions related to group settings should be answered according to your PRE-COVID behaviors.
Please choose today's date.
How often do you deliberately exercise?
7+ times a week
5-6 times a week
3-4 times a week
1-2 times a week
I am currently not deliberately exercising
What best describes your attitude toward exercising? Please pick one option only.
I do not exercise on a regular basis.
I do not like exercise and I do not do it on a regular basis.
I exercise sporadically when I can fit into my schedule.
I exercise because someone else wants me to (i.e. doctor, family member) but not because I enjoy it.
I exercise because I know it is healthy for me, not because I enjoy it.
I don't like exercising, but I do it because I like how I feel when I am done.
I like exercising, and I am happy to do it.
I do not exercise because I am in pain or injured.
Do you prefer to exercise alone or with others?
With Other people
What is your most favorite, or most enjoyable form of aerobic/cardio exercise? Please choose only your top 2 activities.
Running (indoor or outdoor)
Walking (indoor or outdoor)
Cycling (indoor or outdoor)
Rowing or kayaking (indoor or outdoor)
Dance (i.e. Zumba)
Swimming or water sports
Yoga or pilates
Snow Sports (skiing, snow shoeing, etc.)
Team Sports (soccer, basketball, volleyball)
What is your most favorite, or most enjoyable form of strength training exercise?
Traditional weight lifting with dumbells, barbells, etc where you complete a certain amount of sets and reps.
Nontraditional strength training using equipment like TRX, bands, heavy objects, body weight etc.
Barre class or similar
High Intensity Interval Training
CrossFit or similar type of gym experience
Traditional group exercise strength training classes like BodyPump, etc.
I do not participate in strength training.
Do you engage in stretching?
Yes, I regularly include this in my exercise routine.
Yes, I stretch on occasion.
No, but I would like to start including it in my exercise routine.
No, I forget to add stretching or run out of time to add stretching in.
No, I do not include this in my exercise routine, and I do not plan to include it.
Do you engage in one of the following mindfulness activities at least once a week? Select all that apply.
Deliberate meditation or prayer time
Deep breathing exercises
I do not regularly participate in any of these mindfulness activities.
How has COVID-19 changed your exercise habits? Please describe if it's been positive, negative, or neutral.
Which area presents the greatest challenge for you having better health? Pick only your top 1-2.
Nutrition knowledge - I don't feel confident in my knowledge or it's very confusing to me.
Choosing "healthy" food is difficult for me.
I have a personal health issue that makes healthy living challenging.
Sleep quality or quantity
Prioritizing time to build healthy habits.
Personal or professional stress
Unhealthy or unhelpful relationships in my life
Resources - I lack options or resources to help me live a healthy lifestyle
How many hours of sleep do you most commonly average?
10 + hours
Rate how well you believe you are living a healthy lifestyle
Do you go to annual (or bi-annual) well-checks with your healthcare provider?
What helps you trust a health educator/provider? Think about who you are currently listening to and following for health information and ideas. Check all that apply.
Education - degrees and formal training
How long you've known them
Endorsements from reviews, trusted friends or famous people
A large following on social media
You like the person
What reasons keep you from seeking a professional for a health or nutrition related problem?
I always seek professional help for health problems as soon as I can.
I prefer to take the "wait and see" approach to my health problems.
I don't have the time to go see a health professional.
I don't feel like I'm treated fairly or with respect by health professionals.
I don't have the money to spend on health or nutrition services.
I prefer to talk with trusted friends and family to find solutions.
I'd rather research on the internet to find a solution.
I do not know a health or nutrition professional that I could utilize.
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