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Some Fitness activities we will be using in class

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Fitness

  1. 1. Kevin Smoot
  2. 2. <ul><ul><li>One-third of young people in grades 9 to 12 get an insufficient amount of moderate to vigorous physical activity. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 11 percent of high school students get no moderate to vigorous physical activity. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participation in physical activity declines as children get older. Sixty-nine percent of ninth graders participate in vigorous physical activity on a regular basis, while only 55 percent of 12 th graders participate in the same level of activity. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>Nationwide, the percentage of high school students enrolled in physical education was 56 percent in 2003 (71% of 9 th graders, 61% of 10 th graders, 46% of 11 th graders, and 40% of 12 th graders). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The percentage of students who attended a daily physical education class has dropped from 42 percent in 1991 to 28 percent in 2003. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The percentage of schools that require physical education in each grade declines form about 50 percent in grades 1 through 5 to 25 percent in grade 8, to only 5 percent in grade 12. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Move student from a state of dependence on external instruction and motivation to a state of independent motivation and decision making. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Doing the Activity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Getting Fit </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Self-assessment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Self-planning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lifetime Activity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lifetime fitness. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Muscles involved </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower body </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performing the exercise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stand with your feet shoulder width apart on the resistance band </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hold the handles at your shoulders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drop down, as if you were going to sit in to a chair, while keeping your core tight, eyes forward and torso upright </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You should maintain a flat back and get your thighs parallel to the ground </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Try not to let your knees drift apart </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Muscles involved </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower body </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performing the exercise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get into a lunge position with the resistance band under your front foot </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bring the band up to your shoulders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lift up with both legs and go back down to your starting position </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Muscles involved </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Abdominals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performing the exercise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lay down on the ground with your back flat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Squeeze your ads and crunch your shoulders off the ground while maintaining a flat back </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have your eyes facing the ceiling, to eliminate neck strain </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Muscles involved </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oblique </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performing the exercise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lay down on the ground with your back flat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take your left hand and touch your left heel and than take your right hand and touch your right heel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep alternating </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Muscles involved </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Biceps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performing the exercise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stand on the resistance band with both feet. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hold the handles to either side of your legs with your elbows close to your body </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curl the resistance band to your shoulders with out twisting your wrist and go back to your starting position </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Muscles involved </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shoulders and Triceps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performing the exercise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sit on your resistance band </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hold the handles at shoulder level with your palms facing away from you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Push the resistance band over your head, but do not lock your elbows out, and then come down </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Muscles involved </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shoulders (middle) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performing the exercise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stand on your resistance band with one foot or both feet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hold the handles to either side of your legs with the palms facing in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeping your arms straight, raise the resistance band so it is parallel to the ground and go back to your starting position </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The band should never go above your shoulder </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Muscles involved </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shoulders (front) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performing the exercise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stand on the resistance band with one foot or both feet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hold the handles to either side of your legs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeping your arms straight, raise the band in front of you until it reaches shoulder level and go back to your starting position </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Muscles involved </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shoulders (back) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performing the exercise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start by interlocking your band with a partner’s band and hold the handles shoulder width apart </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pull the band until the handles run parallel with your shoulders and go back to your starting position </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Muscles involved </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Back, shoulders, and biceps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performing the exercise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start by interlocking your band with your partner’s band and hold the handles in front of your chest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pull the resistance band to either side of your chest, squeezing your shoulder blades together in the back and go back to starting position </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Muscles involved </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chest, shoulders, and triceps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performing the exercise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start by interlocking your band with a partner’s band and hold the handles shoulder width apart </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bring the resistance band in front of your chest, while squeezing the chest muscles and go back to your starting position </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Muscles involved </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tricep </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Performing the exercise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stand on the resistance band with one foot or both feet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With the handle in hand bring your arm close to your head </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lift the band up and go back to your starting position </li></ul></ul>

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