Defination of Fitness

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Defination of Fitness

  1. 1. <ul><li>Knowledge about is important: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When you're setting goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Measuring your progress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trying to get motivated after a backslide. </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>1. Cardio Vascular Fitness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Measured by maximum amount of oxygen your body can use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It indicates the body's ultimate work capacity </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>2. Functional fitness – </li></ul><ul><li>Which means your general level of health and ability to function </li></ul><ul><li>Imp. factors of being functionally fit. </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy heart, lungs, muscles, and bones </li></ul><ul><li>Absence of illness </li></ul><ul><li>Length of survival </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to perform daily activities without discomfort or limitations </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Recommendations are for moderate activity for achieving functional fitness and avoiding disease </li></ul><ul><li>Earlier emphasis was on high-intensity activity </li></ul><ul><li>Lower levels of activity offers substantial health benefits. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Activity levels that are more manageable for average person help motivate sedentary people </li></ul><ul><li>Practical alternative for people who prefer less intense workouts. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Achieving cardiovascular fitness can make big difference </li></ul><ul><li>Imp. to press heart and lungs to utmost </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Physical changes taking place as you boost maximum exercise capacity </li></ul><ul><li>It helps perform regular activities with less effort </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Energy to perform a task — say walking at 4 miles per hour demands lesser energy & ability </li></ul><ul><li>Work feels &quot;easier&quot; as fitness level improves </li></ul><ul><li>Health benefits increase when you perform greater amounts of physical activity. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Choose activities that are more vigorous and shorten length of workout </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure that you don't have any health conditions that make vigorous activity </li></ul><ul><li>dangerous </li></ul><ul><li>Gradually work up to more intense exercise. </li></ul>

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