Health, Exercise, Fitness and Performance
Exercise and fitness as a part of your
healthy and active lifestyle
Answer this question in silence...
Is it possible to be FIT but
Sporting example...Steve Redgrave
....Sports ClipsRedgrave Sydney 2000 Olympic Gold.mp4
How did we answer the question at the beginning of the
Has our opinion changed after watching the video?
How can we be unhealthy but still maintain a high level of
How can health effect fitness negatively, therefore exercise
Key Terms: 2 minutes
Copy down these definitions.
Health: a state of complete mental, physical and social
wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
Exercise: a form of physical activity which maintains or
improves health and/or physical fitness.
Fitness: the ability to meet the demands of the
Performance: how well a task is completed.
Your aim: learn each definition and have the ability to
explain how they can affect each other; providing a
1. Copy the diagram below.
2. Write a short paragraph which explains how health,
exercise and fitness relate to performance and your healthy
and active lifestyle. (pg. 30 – 32 Edexcel textbook)
Introduction to Health Related
Health Related fitness is made up of 5 components. Your task is to create a
rhythm, anagram, poem etc... So that you can remember what the 5
We will look at each component in more detail next lesson.
1. Cardiovascular fitness
2. Muscular strength
3. Muscular endurance
5. Body composition
Example: Can Mr Motivator Flex Badly ?
N.B. The components can be in any order, this is to help YOU remember.
Using your text book as a resource.
Complete the exact definition for each component of
Health Related Exercise.