Components of Fitness
The High Five! <ul><li>Cardio-Respiratory </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility  </li></ul><ul><li>Muscular strength </li></ul><ul...
1: Cardio-Respiratory  <ul><li>Cardio  (the heart)  Respiratory   (the lungs) </li></ul><ul><li>Builds heart muscle and he...
2: Flexibility <ul><li>Strengthening & Stretching muscles through the entire range of motion  </li></ul><ul><li>Improves c...
3: Muscular Strength  <ul><li>Using maximum power when using your muscles </li></ul><ul><li>Builds new muscle </li></ul><u...
4: Muscular Endurance <ul><li>Using your muscles over an extended period of time </li></ul><ul><li>Hiking, raking leaves, ...
5: Body Composition <ul><li>Amount of fat compared to muscle, bones and other lean body mass </li></ul><ul><li>20-25% heal...
Remember The High Five! <ul><li>Cardio-Respiratory </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility  </li></ul><ul><li>Muscular strength </li...
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Components of fitness

  1. 1. Components of Fitness
  2. 2. The High Five! <ul><li>Cardio-Respiratory </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Muscular strength </li></ul><ul><li>Muscular endurance </li></ul><ul><li>Body composition </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1: Cardio-Respiratory <ul><li>Cardio (the heart) Respiratory (the lungs) </li></ul><ul><li>Builds heart muscle and health through prolonged exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Improved delivery of oxygen to working muscles </li></ul><ul><li>Aerobic: Running, swimming, biking 20min + </li></ul>
  4. 4. 2: Flexibility <ul><li>Strengthening & Stretching muscles through the entire range of motion </li></ul><ul><li>Improves circulation, range of motion & decreases injury </li></ul>
  5. 5. 3: Muscular Strength <ul><li>Using maximum power when using your muscles </li></ul><ul><li>Builds new muscle </li></ul><ul><li>Time: short burst Type: sprinting, lifting heavy, push ups </li></ul>
  6. 6. 4: Muscular Endurance <ul><li>Using your muscles over an extended period of time </li></ul><ul><li>Hiking, raking leaves, curl ups </li></ul>
  7. 7. 5: Body Composition <ul><li>Amount of fat compared to muscle, bones and other lean body mass </li></ul><ul><li>20-25% healthy fat mass </li></ul><ul><li>Excess fat leads to health problems such as heart disease </li></ul>
  8. 8. Remember The High Five! <ul><li>Cardio-Respiratory </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Muscular strength </li></ul><ul><li>Muscular endurance </li></ul><ul><li>Body composition </li></ul>

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