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Physical Activity Readiness

Before starting a new exercise routine, it’s good to know if you’re even ready for one. Most individuals who have never exercised before or even those coming back from an extended break should take the time to assess their readiness. A Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q) is a tool that can help determine whether or not you should begin working out. It can even expose potential risk factors like cardiovascular disease. If you do find that you’re answering yes to any of the questions on the PAR-Q you should speak to your doctor before engaging in any physical activity.