The Average MH Guy
From your ideal body to the amount of time you spend in the gym, we've got the average MH guy summed up in our reader's issue.

January 24, 2014

YOUR IDEAL BODY IS:

  • Paul Walker: 44%
  • Cristiano Ronaldo: 41%
  • Tom Hardy: 15%

YOUR PREFERRED FORM OF EXERCISE IS:

  • Gym (weights/machines): 60%
  • Endurance sport (running/cycling): 22%
  • Team sport (football/rugby): 13%
  • Individual sport (golf/tennis): 5%

ON AN AVERAGE DAY YOU GET:

  • 1 of your 5-a-day: 16%
  • 2 of your 5-a-day: 25%
  • 3 of your 5-a-day: 36%
  • 4 of your 5-a-day: 13%
  • 5 of your 5-a-day: 10%

BEFORE YOU PURCHASE ANY ITEMS OF FOOD OR DRINK, YOU…

  • Never check the kilojoules
  • Always check the kilojoules

4 OUT OF 10 OF YOU DO ALL THE COOKING AT HOME

YOU SUPPLEMENT YOUR DIET WITH:

  • Protein shakes and bars: 55%
  • Multivitamins: 64%
  • Omega-3: 37%
  • Creatine: 23%

DO YOU KNOW YOUR BODY FAT PERCENTAGE?

  • No: 57%
  • Yes: 43%

YOUR DIET CONSISTS OF:

  • Protein: 65%
  • Carbs: 31%
  • Fat: 4%

YOU GET MOST OF YOUR KILOJOULES FROM:

  • Breakfast: 49%
  • Lunch: 35%
  • Supper: 15%
  • Snacking: 5%

WHEN YOU WEIGH YOURSELF, YOU HOPE THAT YOU’VE:

  • Lost weight: 43%
  • Stayed exactly the same: 30%
  • Gained weight: 27%

TIME YOU SPEND IN THE GYM:

  • 0 hours: 12%
  • 0-2 hours: 22%
  • 2-4 hours: 23%
  • 4-6 hours: 26%
  • 6+ hours: 17%

WHEN YOU’RE AT THE GYM YOU:

  • Lift weights: 78%
  • Use cardio machines: 61%
  • Work on resistance machines: 45%
  • Attend fitness classes: 19%

YOU EXERCISE IN ORDER TO:

  • Build muscle: 69%
  • Burn kilojoules: 31%

YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO IMPROVE YOUR:

  • Abs: 47%
  • Upper body: 36%
  • Lower body: 17%

IN THE GYM YOU:

  • Follow a programme: 50%
  • Make it up as you go: 43%
  • Have a personal trainer: 7%

YOUR BODY’S BIGGEST WEAKNESS IS:

  • Flexibility: 38%
  • Back pain: 19%
  • Lung capacity: 18%
  • Muscular imbalance: 13%
  • None: 12%

1 OUT OF 10 OF YOU WOULD BE HAPPY RUNNING 10K OR MORE