Cardio - DIET & EXERCISE PF&W 1112-301 Cardio...

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DIET & EXERCISE Cardio Training Notes for Lecture: 2/24
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Importance of Cardio Training Heart disease is a leading cause of death in U.S Easily Preventable in MOST cases with moderate training Moderate cardiovascular training improves respiratory immunity (!) Increases endurance The longer your body can go, the more calories your body can burn in a bout of exercise
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Blood lactate: Chemical most associated with soreness (!) -Happens when energy demand is greater supply, -Decreases with fitness as body learns to handle it better (produce less) Importance of Cardio Training
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Overtraining Pushing it to far Found mostly in elite endurance athletes Symptoms (!) Sudden unexplainable drop in performance Increased bouts of illness Sleeplessness/irritability Caused by over activation of fight or flight system
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VO2 max Volume of oxygen that your body can use to create energy (!) Effectively measures how much work your body can perform (endurance)
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