Lesson 2

Lesson 2

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Unformatted text preview: Developing Cardiorespiratory Fitness Lesson 2 Lifetime Fitness (Chapter 4) The Importance of Cardiorespiratory Fitness We rely on the cardiorespiratory system to transport and supply the oxygen to all parts of our bodies It is the basic lifesupport system of the body The more fit you are, the more efficiently your CR system supplies the oxygen How Exercise Affects the Heart Increased heart rate Increased stroke volume Increased cardiac output Fitness and Aerobic Capacity Aerobic capacity is the greatest rate at which oxygen can be taken in and used during exercise The more active you are, the higher your aerobic capacity The less active you are, the lower your aerobic capacity What is the difference between aerobic vs. anaerobic activiti...
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