Lifetime Fitness

Lifetime Fitness - Lifetime Fitness Lesson 1, Chapter 1 I....

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Lifetime Fitness Lesson 1, Chapter 1 I. The Benefits of Being Physically Fit A. Physical Benefits B. Social Rewards C. Psychological Benefits II. Achievement of a healthy lifestyles requires III. What is Physical Fitness? A. The various systems of your body are healthy and function efficiently to enable you to engage in activities of daily living, as well as recreational pursuits and leisure activities, without unreasonable fatigue IV. Health-Related Versus Motor Skill-Related Components of Fitness A. Health Related a. Cardiorespiratory strength b. Flexibility c. Muscular Strength d. Muscular endurance e. Body composition B. Skill Related a. Speed b. Power c. Agility d. Coordination e. Balance f. Reaction time V. The Importance of Fitness for Everyday Activities VI. Wellness Defined A. Satisfying your needs regarding mental and emotional stability, social consciousness and adaptability, spiritual and moral fiber, and physical health with your heredity VII. Components of Wellness VIII. Healthy People 2010 Objectives the leading health indicators are: A. Physical activity B. Overweight and obesity C. Tobacco use D. Substance abuse E. Responsible sexual behavior F. Mental health
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G. Injury and violence H. Environmental quality I. Immunization J. Access to health care
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Developing Cardiorespiratory Fitness Lifetime Fitness Lesson 2, Chapter 4 I. The Importance of Cardiorespiratory Fitness A. Cardiorespiratory system transports and supplies oxygen to all parts of the body B. Basic life support of the body C. The more fit you are the more efficiently the CR system supplies oxygen II. How Exercise Affects the Heart A. Increased heart rate B. Increased stroke volume a. Stroke volume – the volume of blood being pumped out of the heart with each beat C. Increased cardiac output a. Cardiac output – indicates how much blood the heart is capable of pumping in exactly 1 minute III. Fitness and Aerobic Capacity A. Aerobic capacity is the greatest rate at which oxygen can be taken in and used during exercise a. The more active you are, the higher your aerobic capacity IV. What is the difference between aerobic vs. anaerobic activities? A. Aerobic Activities a. Use oxygen b. Prolonged activity B. Anaerobic Activities a. Doesn’t involve oxygen b. Bursts of energy V. What determines how efficiently the body is using oxygen? VI. Training Techniques A. Continuous training a. A technique that uses exercises performed at the same level of intensity for long periods of time B. Interval training a. Alternating periods of relatively intense work with periods of active recovery C. Fartlek a. A type of workout that involves jogging at varying speeds over varying terrain VII. The FITT Principle A. An approach to exercise that takes into consideration frequency, intensity, time, and type of activity
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B. Basic philosophy of what is necessary to gain a training effect from a program VIII. Calculating Target Heart Rate a) Determine maximum heart rate b) Approximations can also be used as well
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