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Chapter 10 Nutrition and Physical Activity Benefits of Exercise Improve mental outlook Improve health Achieve better body composition Improve sleep Increase bone density (with adequate kcals) Improve self-image and self-confidence Provide a more youthful appearance Overall improved quality of life Four Components of Fitness Body Response to Exercise Hypertrophy – Atrophy - Energy for Activity Anaerobic activity Aerobic activity VO 2 max Measure of cardiovascular fitness Nutrition and Exercise Food as Fuel Breakdown of food (metabolism) yields energy Energy comes from release of phosphate bonds of ATP (adenosine triphosphate) The amount of ATP produced depends of type of fuel being burned (Carbohydrate, protein, fat) and if it is being burned aerobically or anaerobically Carbohydrate as Fuel Glucose and ATP Carbohydrate Loading
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Carbohydrates after Exercise Use high glycemic Protein and carb for muscle building Fat as Fuel
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