Interview 4

Who Did You Interview?

  • A 21-year-old male from Lebanon.

Demographics That Might Provide Helpful Context for Their Responses

  • Age: 21
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: Lebanon

Key Findings from the Interview

  • The interviewee values working out enough to feel good about themselves, both physically and psychologically. They see it as a means to sustain their overall health and to free up their mind from stress.
  • Due to being busy with school, work, and travelling, the interviewee has not been working out for the past two months. While they currently don't have specific goals in mind, they plan to resume their workouts in the following week.
  • The interviewee has always had a fit physique since a young age. They prefer weightlifting, particularly focusing on the upper body, as it makes them feel better during training sessions.
  • Time constraints due to studies led the interviewee to prioritize studying over gym workouts. They found that spending more than two hours at the gym affected their study time.
  • Feeling good and healthy is a key motivator for the interviewee when it comes to engaging in fitness activities.
  • While the interviewee doesn't track their fitness progress extensively, they use an Apple Watch and enjoy the fitness/activity app by Apple. They find satisfaction in seeing the calories burned through the app.
  • The interviewee briefly tried deadlifting but didn't feel confident about their technique. They express curiosity about it.
  • When working out, the interviewee prefers to do it alone, using noise-cancelling headphones and listening to rock or metal music. They prefer to be in their own zone and find it more effective without social distractions.

These key findings provide insights into the interviewee's perspective on fitness for physical and psychological well-being, the impact of time constraints on their workout routine, their preference for weightlifting and solo workouts, and their use of technology for tracking progress.