Nutrition A Slides 04.04 part 1

And muscles of helps protect muscles and connective

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Unformatted text preview: tching major muscle groups increases range Stretching of motion of joints and muscles of Helps protect muscles and connective tissues Helps from injury, stiffness and pain from Crucial to maintaining joint range of movement, Crucial completing a series of flexibility exercises for each of the major muscle-tendon groups (a total of 60s per exercises) on 2 or more days/week is recommended. Nutrition and Fitness Nutrition Varied and balanced diet contributes to Varied health, easier to become fit if you are in good health good Foods are source of energy for activity Energy demands of activity are primarily Energy supplied by glucose and fatty acids supplied Muscle Fuel Muscle Muscles can use fat, glucose, and amino Muscles acids for energy acids Proportions and amount of each used Proportions depends on intensity of exercise intensity In inactive muscle, fat supplies 85 to 90% of In total energy needed total Balance provided by glucose (10%) and Balance amino acids (5%) amino Oxygen Oxygen Oxygen is required to convert fat into energy Activities of low-to-moderate intensity are Activities “aerobic” or “oxygen requiring” Fat-burning, oxygen-requiring exercises are the type used to increase aerobic fitness type Jogging, long-distance Jogging, running, swimming, and aerobic dance are all aerobic activities aerobic Fuel Required Fuel High-intensity, short-duration High-intensity, activities like sprinting down the block to catch a bus are fueled primarily by glucose prima...
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