Fitt formula

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Fitt formula

  1. 1. Training Principle<br />FITT Formula<br />
  2. 2. Frequency<br />The F in FITT refers to FREQUENCY<br />This is how often you work out<br />How often should you exercise?<br />
  3. 3. How often?<br />Minimum of 3 days per week to maintain your level of fitness<br />Increase the workout days to increase strength and endurance<br />Make sure you give yourself a day off to avaid overtraining<br />
  4. 4. Intensity<br />The I in FITT refers to INTENSITY<br />This is how hard you work<br />What are the recommended levels?<br />(percentage of maximum heart rate)<br />
  5. 5. How hard?<br />You should work at 60-85% of your maximum heart rate<br />Max=220-your age<br />
  6. 6. Type<br />The first T refers to TYPE<br />What kind of workout are you doing?<br />Endurance versus Strength<br />What is the difference?<br />How would my exercise regimen differ?<br />
  7. 7. Differences?<br />Muscular strength, muscular endurance, and Cardiovascular endurance are 3 components of health related fitness<br />Each requires a different TYPE of exercise<br />Are you running? Biking? Lifting weights? Doing Yoga?<br />Your sets and repetitions will differ<br />
  8. 8. Time<br />The other T refers to time<br />How long do you exercise?<br />What would be the reasons for shorter or longer time?<br />Benefits?<br />
  9. 9. Short versus long<br />You should workout 20+ minutes<br />Increasing time will increase calorie burn and usually gains in strength and endurance<br />
  10. 10. Your turn<br />Make a week long work out plan with a partner.<br />Make sure you address all 4 parts of the formula and include what component(s) you plan to focus on.<br />

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