Nutrition A Slides 04.04 part 1

Is stored in muscles and liver glycogen and are

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Unformatted text preview: rily Glucose for intense activities comes from Glucose glycogen glycogen Glycogen is stored in muscles and liver, Glycogen and are rapidly converted to glucose when needed needed Anaerobic Activity Anaerobic Conversion of glucose to energy for Conversion intense activity doesn’’t require oxygen t intense (anaerobic) People can do intensive activity only as People long as stores of glucose last long Activities such as racquetball, hockey, Activities tennis, and soccer use mainly fat or glucose as the energy source depending on the intensity of the physical effort on Diet and Aerobic Fitness Diet Best diet for physical fitness includes vegetables Best and fruits, whole grains, lean meats and fish, and low-fat dairy products low-fat Healthy diets maintain normal weight and help Healthy prevent chronic disease (heart disease) prevent Healthy diets supply adequate vitamins, minerals, Healthy essential fatty acids, fiber, fluid, and phytochemicals essential Diets that promote physical fitness can include wellplanned vegetarian diets Studies demonstrate that on average, active people Studies have better quality diets than sedentary individuals Water Water Physical activity increases need for Physical water water Drink to replace fluid lost in respiration, Drink sweat, and urine sweat, Water lost during exercise equals weight Water lost during exercise lost Adequate hydration Adequate Urine is pale yellow and normal volume Keep up intake in cold weather Cold air holds less w...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2014 for the course NURS 231A taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Vanderbilt.

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