Basic Exercise Concepts
Why does your resting heart rate decrease as you get in better shape? What happens to your
heart as your fitness level improves?
Larger Stroke Volume-amount of blood pumped with each contraction
i. Size of heart-ventricles (l
Benefits of Weight Training
Most people know that it is important to incorporate weight training into their
exercise routine, but they really never think about all the benefits that they are
getting from their hard work in the weight room. Lets consider t
Tips for Sticking with it!
We have reached the way point of this class.
Weve met 11 times and we have 10 classes left.
Why you chose to take this class?
You had to.
You wanted to.
As a department we offer this class to spark your interest and teach the
TARGET HEART RATE ZONE
One of the best ways to monitor the intensity of cardiorespiratory endurance exercise is to
measure your heart rate. It isnt necessary to exercise at your maximum heart rate to improve
oxygen consumption. Fitness adaptations
Specific Make your goal specific
Measurable Not, I want to exercise more, instead I want to exercise 5 days a week
Achievable Can I do this goal
Reward What kind of reward will you have for yourself
Time- How long will I work on this goal
Department of Kinesiology
COURSE POLICY SHEET
KINS 112: Fitness
Mr. Michael Collins, McPhee 135, 836-4515
Sept. 2 nd Oct. 19th
Section 001: 11:00-11:50 am MWF
A. To develop basic fitness skills.
Exercise Calorie Expenditures - Sorted by Activity
This table is provided to give you an idea of how many calories you may be expending while performing a range of activities for 30 minutes. Each column shows the estimated
calories for the specified body
For Cardio Vascular Endurance you should go 3-5 times per week
For muscular endurance or muscular strength you should go 3-5
times per week
For health enhancing fitness you should exercise ever
FACTORS AFFECTING STRENGTH
Why does one person develop strength and muscle faster than another when he or she is performing the same
exercises in the same training program? There are six primary factors affecting every person's ability to achieve
Hips & Legs (3)
Dont Deprive Yourself of the Rewards of Exercise
alking to committed exercisers about the benefits of physical activity is like introducing a dedicated shopper to the joys of an anniversary sale at Nordstrom. After all, t
Monitoring Exercise Intensity Using Ratings of Perceived Exertion
ou want to get fit. You want to look good. And you want to stay healthy. But how hard are you
going to have to exercise to achieve those things?
To reap th
A Walk a Day
he popularity of walking as a fitness activity is growing by leaps and bounds. Low risk and
easy to start, walking has proved its health benefits in numerous studies.
A classic eight-year study of 13,000 peop
The Right Exercise Program for You Starts Here
hat do you want to get out of an exercise program?
The answer to that question defines what kind of program will work best for you in
the long run.
Ask yourself, What do I wa