The Challenge Create a Fitness Plan that will lead to a healthy level of fitness An effective plan includes the following; An assessment of all fitness in all areas of health related fitness A plan for activity to be completed that will help you reach those goals. A plan for re-assessing your levels of fitness throughout your plan. Follow the Steps outlined on the following slides and you will be on you way to meeting this challenge!
Step 1- Find Some Fitness Facts Find at least three facts related to poor fitness levels in our nation. Some factors to think about are, diseases related to poor fitness, childhood obesity, and our nation as a whole. Use the following links to research your facts Lets Move American Heart Foundation Center for Disease Control American Heart Association
Step 2 – Benefits of Physical Activity1. Use the internet for research.2. List at least five benefits of physical activity that apply to you.
Step 3 Identify and define the Five Components of Health-Related Fitness. List 3 activities for each exceptBody Composition Use the following links to research your answer: Arlington Schools define fitness Defining Health-related components Health and Fitness Survey KidsHealth: Keeping Fit and Having Fun Rewards and Benefits of Exercise
Step 4- Measuring Fitness Create a record of your most recent Fitnessgram scores. Explain what component of fitness each test measures.
Step 5- Setting Fitness Goals Using your Fitnessgram scores create goals that you want to achieve next time you take the test. Check out the link below to help you out Five Facts About Setting Goals
Using the FITT Principle In class we discussed the FITT Principle, it is an excellent way to plan your activity schedule. It allows you to make a clear picture what schedules should look like. Use the below websites to help you better understand how to use the Principle. FITT Principle Health & Wise FITT Principle
Step 6 - Fitness Plan Using the FITT Principle Create a 3 week fitness plan List the activities you plan on doing each day of the week. Create a chart Using the following as a guide Minimum Days/Week Cardiovascular 3+ Endurance Muscular 3+ Strength/Endurance Flexibility 5+
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