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  • 1. Our Bodies in Motion Weight and Exercise By: Samantha Manning CHAPTER
  • 2.
    • "No matter who you are, no matter what you do, you absolutely, positively do have the power to change."
    • - Bill Phillips
  • 3. Health Benefits of Exercise
    • Exercise can help maintain healthy weight and eliminate the risk of: -High blood pressure -Stroke -Type 2 diabetes -Breast cancer
    • Light to moderate activity (20 minutes of walking three times a week) helps reduce: -Blood pressure -Lessen the risk of stroke -Ease chronic pain -Improve heart and lung functions
  • 4. Health Benefits of Exercise
    • Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women over the age of 50 and can be decreased and handled through diet and exercise
    • Loss of bone size begins at age 35. Start strength training to slow the process -Lift several-pound weights -Swimming can also build bone mass
    • Inactive women are twice as likely to die from heart attacks or strokes compared to women who are active
    • Exercise can help reduce or eliminate depression and insomnia
  • 5. How Exercise Makes Us Feel
    • Not only does exercise make your body work better, it makes you feel better too
    • Gives you a boost in energy making you feel more energized
    • Is a stress reducer by making you have a better outlook on life
    • Makes you have better self-esteem by making you feel like you have accomplished something
    • Makes you become more social by wanting to exercise with friends or by meeting new people at the gym
  • 6. Psychological & Emotional Wellness
    • Reduced anxiety
    • Reduced depression and improved mood
    • Improved sleep
    • Enhanced self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-efficacy
    • Enhanced creativity and intellectual functioning
    • Improved work productivity
    • Increased opportunities for social interaction
  • 7. Getting Started
    • Exercise does not have to be hard or time-consuming. Some exercise is better than no exercise.
  • 8. Getting Started
    • Choose an activity that looks like fun
    • Examples: Yoga, Dance, or Roller-skating
  • 9. Getting Starting
    • Cardiovascular, strength and flexibility are three major kinds of physical activity that contributes to overall fitness.
    • Chart on pg 61
    Reduces risk of injuries; improves agility balance, and range of motion; relieves stress Flexibility Training: stretching, yoga, dance, Pilates, climbing, fencing, gymnastics Boosts metabolism; improves muscle tone; strengthens bones, which decreases the risk of osteoporosis later in life Strength Training: free weights, weight machines, resistance training Improves blood circulation and lung capacity; reduces high blood pressure and increases good cholesterol; improves overall endurance Cardio Training: walking, jogging, running, aerobics, dancing, skipping rope, rowing, biking, cross-country skiing, in-line skating, boxing, basketball, soccer, swimming HEALTH BENEFITS TYPE OF ACTIVITY
  • 10. Ways To Keep Going
    • Balance your workouts to include cardio, strength, and flexibility
    • Vary the intensity of your workouts
    • Set short-term, reachable goals
    • Keep a fitness log to chart your progress
    • Find a workout buddy
    • Take a lesson
    • Read up on history and technique
    • Train for a specific event
    • Exercise to music
    • Try something new
    • Remember to have fun
    • Pg 62
  • 11. Injuries & Safety
    • Pay attention to your body and never push too hard
    • Beginners should take a day or two off between work outs to give your body a chance to recover
    • Always stretch before you start cardio work, but NEVER stretch a cold muscle
    • Warm up with a few minutes of light aerobic exercise (walking)
  • 12.
    • Prevention: Seven Steps To Fewer Injuries (pg 64)
    • Balance all three types of fitness: cardio, strength, and flexibility
    • Stretch out, warm up, and gradually increase the pace
    • Drink plenty of water
    • Use the proper equipment for your activity
    • Slow down, cool off, and stretch to maximize flexibility
    • Rest between sets and take a day off now and then
    • Listen to your body
  • 13.
    • Care for injuries with
    • “ R-I-C-E”
    • Rest- Avoid the use of the body part
    • Ice- Decreases swelling, bleeding and pain
    • Compress- Direct external pressure will decrease blood loss
    • Elevate- Raise the injured area to decrease bleeding and prevent fluid buildup
  • 14. Physical Activity Pyramid
  • 15. Can You Exercise Too Much?
    • Sometimes exercise can become an addiction
    • People use exercise to numb their feelings or avoid problems
    • People also may become obsessive in the pursuit of a “perfect” body
  • 16.
    • “ Studies show that 72 percent of women in the United States get no regular exercise, and nearly half of Americans between twelve and twenty-one years old do not exercise daily.”
  • 17. Discussion Questions
    • Is it easy or difficult for college students to eat a healthy diet on our campus? Why?
    • How many of you do not exercise as much as you should? What types of things keep you from exercising?