sci162r3_Appendix_D - maximum affect. 2. Click on Muscular...

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Axia College Material Appendix D The President’s Challenge: Adult Fitness Test How Fit Are You? The President’s Challenge: Adult Fitness Test is located at www.adultfitnesstest.org . Click on the Take the Adult Fitness Test: Are You Ready? Start Here button to complete the fitness test. Next, click on Enter Your Data Online Here on the left-hand side of the screen. After completing the Adult Fitness Test, keep the window open, scroll to the bottom of the page, and review the information under Improve Your Scores to answer the following questions. 1. On your results page locate the heading Improve Your Scores. Click on Aerobic Fitness – Interpret and Improve . Based on the information provided, how can you improve your aerobic fitness? I can improve my Aerobic Fitness by participating in more moderate to vigorous physical activities. Examples of activities that were provided to me include; walking briskly, cycling, dancing and swimming. It was also recommended that I have 30 minute sessions for these activities for
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Unformatted text preview: maximum affect. 2. Click on Muscular Health Interpret and Improve . What suggestion is provided to improve your muscular strength? I can improve my muscular health by doing more push-ups and sit ups. It was also recommended that I start also doing more exercises with weights, and to gradually add more weight but keep the same number of reps to help build more muscle. It also stated that it is ideal to work up to doing three sets of ten to twenty-five reps. 3. Click on Flexibility Interpret and Improve . What can you do to improve your flexibility based on the recommendations listed? I can improve my flexibility by doing stretch sessions at least 3 times a week. Ideally I need to be able to hold each stretch SCI/162 between 10 and 30 seconds as well as begin with basic stretches and work my way up to more dynamic ones. It also said that Yoga and Pilates are good exercise classes to take because they already include stretching in the curriculum. SCI/162...
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