4,5,7 - Margaret Gillespie Section B August 31, 2006...

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Margaret Gillespie Section B August 31, 2006 Chapter 7 1. Compare slow walking, walking and jogging. Slow walking is walking at a pace of about 2 miles an hour and is ideal for older people, cardiac patients or people getting over an illness. It burns as many as 60 to 80 calories a mile. Walking is moving at a pace of 5 miles an hour and can be as effective as moderate jogging. Jogging is defined as a slow run where the foot hits the ground with the weight centered slightly to the outside of the foot before transferring it to the toes. 2. Name two (2) exercises that are considered total body workouts and any other exercise that they may incorporate. One exercise that is considered a total body workout is swimming. “Swimming is one of the best cardio respiratory conditioning exercises…the entire musculature is involved in swimming.” There are several aquatic exercises that are incorporated with swimming. These include bobbing, treading, flutter kicking, climbing, knee flexation, running in place, pull-ups and leg lifts. The other exercise that is considered a total body workout is cross-country skiing. “Cross-country skiing is the most demanding cardio respiratory exercise in terms of intensity. In addition to requiring the lower body muscles used in running, cross-country skiing required upper trunk and arm muscles, which add intensity to the cardio
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