Detailed-Report.docx - GROUP 2 BSCS-1A DEFINITION OF FITNESS What is Fitness Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC Physical fitness is defined

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GROUP 2 BSCS-1A DEFINITION OF FITNESS What is Fitness? Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Physical fitness is defined as one’s ability to carry out physical activity and consist of skill-related, health-related, and physiological components. Cambridge Dictionary & Merriam-Webster Dictionary The condition of being physically strong and healthy. the condition of being sound in body the quality or state of being especially suitable or fitting WIKIPEDEA A state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities. Physical fitness is generally achieved through proper nutrition, exercise, and sufficient rest. GOAL OF FITNESS Set a Smart Goal Specific - State exactly what you want to accomplish. Measurable – Use smaller, mini-goals to measure progress. Achievable – Make your goal reasonable. Realistic – Set a goal that is relevant to your life. Timely – Give yourself time, but set a deadline. Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle or increase your endurance, it's important to tailor your workout to fit your goals. That seems obvious, but almost everyone who starts working out eventually finds their enthusiasm waning as their goals get further and further away. One way to avoid giving up on exercise is to make sure your goals are realistic and that you have a specific plan to reach them. Common Fitness Goals Repeatedly failing to stick to your goals means that either your goal is out of reach or that you haven't quite figured out what to do to reach it. It helps to have a clear idea of what you want and the basics for what's involved in getting it. Losing Fat Losing fat is probably the most common goal these days and, at its simplest, involves burning more calories than you eat. If you burn an extra 500 calories per day, you would lose about a pound a week. You can't choose where you lose fat Spot training doesn't work because your body draws energy from the entire body when you exercise, not just from the area you're exercising. Gaining Muscles
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GROUP 2 BSCS-1A While weight loss is a common goal, there are plenty of people who have trouble keeping the weight on. In this case, your goal might be gaining muscle which, believe it or not, can be just as difficult as losing weight. Gaining muscle, like losing weight, requires careful attention to your workout and your diet with a focus on eating more calories than you're burning and lifting heavy weights. If you lift weights, you can build muscle but if you want to put on some serious size, that requires serious work, extra calories, and commitment. Sports Conditioning Training for a race or a sport often requires a different approach than if your goal were to lose weight or gain muscle. Your main focus should be on whatever you're training for. If you want to run a marathon, the bulk of your training will involve running. If you want to be better at basketball, your training will lean towards high-intensity jumps, lateral movement and, of course, playing basketball. Whatever you're training for, you'll
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