Nutrition A Slides 04.04 part 1

Jogging basketball aerobic swimming soccer other low

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Unformatted text preview: ally and harder and Aerobic activities are jogging, basketball, Aerobic swimming, soccer, other low- and moderateswimming, intensity activities Aerobic Fitness Aerobic Aerobic fitness is assessed by measuring maximal oxygen consumption (VO2 max) maximal – Individual exercises at higher intensities – Individual breathes through tube – Monitoring equipment measures oxygen Monitoring breathed and utilized breathed Aerobic Fitness Aerobic Maximal oxygen delivered to muscles = Maximal amount used at peak level of activity amount Higher the oxygen utilized, higher the level of Higher aerobic fitness, and the longer physical activity can be performed activity People can perform physical activity at 100% People of VO2 max for only a few minutes of Your VO2 Max Your Estimate of VO2 max uses percentage of maximal heart rate (MHR): maximal – 220 minus your age = MHR – Multiply MHR by aerobic fitness % Resulting figure is “target heart rate” for Resulting aerobic exercise aerobic – Example: 25 year old Example: 220 – 25 = 195 maximal heart rate 220 Beginning fitness program – 195 X 40-60% = 78 to 117 target heart rate 195 Fit individual – 195 X 70-85% = 137 to 166 target heart rate Target Heart Rates Measure Your Heart Rate Measure Place a fingertip gently on an artery in your wrist or neck neck Count the pulses in a 10second period and second multiply by 6 multiply That’’s your heart rate, s measured as heartbeats per minute per Flexibility Flexibility Stre...
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