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kin 121 Chapter3_SV n - Developing and Assessing Physical...

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Unformatted text preview: Developing and Assessing Physical Fitness Chapter 3 Benefits of Physical Fitness n Improves cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility n Helps maintain recommended body weight and lean body tissue n Increases resting metabolic rate n Improves the immune system n Decreases risk for Chronic diseases (cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis) Benefits of Physical Fitness n Relieves tension and Tension n Raises energy levels and job productivity n Encourages positive lifestyle habits n Promotes Psychological wellness n Helps maintain independent living n Extends longevity and slows down the aging process n Improves Quality of life Physical Activity n Aerobic Exercise: n Moderately intense n 30 min/day, 5 days/week OR n Vigorously intense n 20 min/day, 3 days/week. n Strength-training n 8-10 exercises n 8-12 reps, x2 /week Health-Related Fitness...
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