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  1. 1. 5 COMPONENT OF FITNESS AND BENEFITS OF WARMING UP AND COOLING DOWN
  2. 2. WHAT ARE THE 5 COMPONENTS OF FITNESS?
  3. 3. The 5 health-related components of fitness •Cardio-respiratory endurance •Muscular strength •Muscular endurance •Flexibility •Body composition
  4. 4. CARDIO-RESPIRATORY ENDURANCE The ability of the body (heart and lungs) to take in, transport and utilize oxygen. Summary = heart goes up, breathing heavy, do activity for long period of time (non-stop). This is also called aerobic. • Fitness Gram Test: 1 mile run • Running, swimming, biking, soccer, basketball, dancing
  5. 5. MUSCULAR STRENGTH The amount of weight (maximal force) that can be lifted one time. Summary = lifting heavy weight, can only do a few times. • Fitness Gram Test: Push up, pull up • Push up, pull up, hand stand
  6. 6. MUSCULAR ENDURANCE Is the ability to contract a muscle or group of muscles repeatedly without incurring fatigue Summary = lifting light to medium weight over and over again. • Fitness Gram Test: Curl up • Squats, yoga, muscles used during cardio-respiratory activities
  7. 7. FLEXIBILITY Muscle suppleness as well as the range of motion available at a joint(s). Summary = Range of motion, not stiff and rigid • Fitness Gram Test: Sit & reach • Stretching, yoga, dance, gymnastics
  8. 8. BODY COMPOSITION The quality or make up of our total body mass. Total body mass is composed of lean body mass (LBM) and fat mass. Summary = percentages of fat, bone and muscle in human bodies • Fitness Gram Test: BMI • Eat healthy, be active, low stress (get plenty of sleep)
  9. 9. Warm Up Don’t stretch a cold body - jogging, jumping jacks, etc. to warm up your body Performance may be improved, as an appropriate warm up will result in: • Reduced muscle stiffness • Allows heart rate to get to a workable rate for beginning exercise • Help prevent injury
  10. 10. Cool Down Stretching happens during the cool down after your heart rate has lowered to resting Recovery may be improved, as an appropriate cool down will result in: • Aid in getting rid of lactic acid and the potential for muscle cramping and soreness • Reduce the chance of dizziness or fainting • Allows heart rate to return to its resting rate

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