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P.E. Final Exam 5 Terms Related to Physical Fitness: Adrenaline - a hormone secreted by the adrenal glands that helps the body meet physical or emotional stress Fatigue - tiredness as a result of physical activity; caused by a build up of lactic acid in the body Muscular endurance - ability of muscle or muscle group to work very hard for long periods of time Cardiovascular endurance - ability of the heart to provide oxygen to muscles during physical activity for a prolonged period of time Agility - ability of body to change direction with speed 2 Physical Fitness Article Summaries: The Benefits of Using a Treadmill for your Cardio Exercise by: Steve Welker Many people have trouble maintaining a regular routine of exercise such as walking. A treadmill is a great tool to help them cope with that problem. One reason is that when you use one, bad weather will not hold you back. Also, you may exercise in the comfort of your own home. For lots of people, walking can be boring, but you can set your treadmill up so that you can watch television while
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Unformatted text preview: you exercise, or simply listen to music. The last benefit of using a treadmill is that it is easier to set your difficulty level. You can even set your speed at the same rate every day so you will not slacken your pace unconsciously. Step Machines – How Step Machines Can Take your Fitness Goals to the Next Level: by: Melih Oztaley Step machines (like escalators), also known as “steppers,” have become very popular in gyms and health clubs. These devices are excellent tools for cardiovascular exercise. They are also great for burning off some unwanted fat. Steppers are good for building and toning the calf muscles, gluteus (buttocks), and the quadriceps too. However, like any other device, there are some downfalls of step machines. The exercise range is limited because you are only moving your legs. Another reason is because they are very rigorous. A half-hour on one of these machines can have you “sweating by the bucket”, as Oztaley said....
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