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Mindful : February 2016
The Mindful Survey Why do you exercise? 91% DO IT FOR HEALTH—the clear priority here. After that, just 15% exercise because it’s “fun,” while 6% are in it for the perfect beach bod, and 6% are all about that endor- phin rush. POPULAR ANSWERS: • It’s part of my commute • The dog needs a walk! • Stress relief What physical activity do you find most meditative? MOST COMMON ANSWERS: Walking; yoga; swimming SOME ANSWERS WE LIKED: • Washing floors • Cooking • Stretching • Knitting. (Hey, I move my hands!) • Motorcycle riding When you’re getting moving, what do you notice most in your body? 39% SAY “EVERYTHING’S DIFFERENT, AND I LOVE I T.” Meanwhile, a mere 2% of respondents repor t “every- thing’s different, and I want it to stop.” 37% notice a change in their breathing, 13% say they notice how much they’re sweating, and 6% notice their hearts pounding. The “no pain, no gain” mentality is pretty rare among respon- dents—just 4% say they notice the pain most. Preferred form of workout entertainment? 45% LIKE TO PAY ATTENTION TO THE SOUNDS OF NATURE AND THEIR BODY (no details, please). 30% listen to music, 6% watch TV, and 4% tune into a podcast. A healthy 3% of respondents How often do you exercise? Every day 5 days/wk 3 days/wk 1 day/wk Rarely Pretty much never Other 80% SAY THEY EXERCISE AT LEAST THREE TIMES A WEEK (23% work out every single day). Bravo on being mentally and physically fit, people! 0 10% 20% 30% AT LEAST 3 TIMES PER WEEK (80%) PHOTOGRAPH:©ISTOCK.COM/FLOORTJE AD