Module 5: Walking, Jogging, Running (Interval Training)
-Interval training consists of alternating between rest and work during a workout.
-These usually use the factor of time to determine how much of the workout is dedicated to
Module 3: Participation
5 Components of Fitness
1. Cardiovascular Fitness (aerobic fitness)
a. Ability of the bodys muscles to take in and use oxygen for aerobic metabolism.
a. Ability of a joint to move freely throughout its entire range o
Module 2: Safety
Physical Activity Readiness
-Brief form that assesses if the individual has any illnesses, injuries, or conditions that may be
contraindicated by exercise.
-Medical History form may go along with this.
Cardiovascular Fitness Level
Module 1: History and Introduction to Activity
Introduction to Aerobics
-Aerobic Exercise: Body produces enough oxygen to oxidize fat for energy.
-Aerobic Fitness: Maximal capacity to take in, transport, and utilize oxygen.
Aerobic Exercise Criteria
Module 13: Nutrition
The Six Basic Nutrients
-Carbs are the bodys primary source of energy
-They supply energy to the cells in the brain, nervous system, and the blood
-Supply energy to the muscles during exercise
-Crucial in order
Module 12: Body Composition
-The ratio or percentage of fat mass to lean mass.
-Strictly, the amount of fat your body contains
-Essential Body Fat: The amount of fat that is required for normal physiologic functioning.
Module 10: Yoga
-Yoga is a class format that targets strength and flexibility. It also strives to connect the individual with
their body. Breathing and becoming one with your body are the main goals of Yoga.
-Yoga began in India and is considered a
Module 8: Circuit Training
-Targets the muscular strength, endurance, and cardiovascular fitness components of the 5 components
-Combines upper body, lower body, core, and aerobic exercises into a circuit that is done in a hi
Module 8: Cardio-Weight Training
-Targets the muscular endurance component of the 5 components of fitness.
-Uses weight lifting and resistance exercise movements that are done with many repetitions and various
types of repetitions.
Module 7: Aerobic Dance
-Involves high intensity, fun, and energetic movements that use the entire body.
-Aerobic Dancing is made up of different upper body and lower body movements that are
centered on the core and resemble the main move
Module 6: Cardio Kickboxing
-Involves high intensity, explosive, movements that simulate a fighting situation.
-Cardio Kickboxing is made up of different upper body and lower body movements that are
centered on the core and resemble the
Module 4: Step Aerobics
-Involves stepping up and down on a bench or platform, adding a variety of upper-torso movements for
an extra challenge and extra calorie burn.
-Aerobic activity that sometimes includes strength exercises, depending