4 Health-Related Components of Physical Activity: - body fat composition - flexibility - muscular endurance - cardiovascular endurance
Assessing Health and Fitness
Cardiovascular Training: - your body's ability to get oxygen and blood to the muscles - pulse quickens - deeper breathing
Flexibility Training: - ability to move a joint through its whole range of motion - less risk of injury if you're flexible
Resistance Training: - improves your muscle fitness by exercising a specific muscle or group of muscles against an external resistance
Total Wellness is so important, especially knowing how to handle stress.
Selecting Physical Activities
Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding What Physical Activity to Do: - What types of activities do you enjoy? - What sports skills do you have? - Where are your chosen activities offered? - What activities reduce your stress? - Which components of fitness do you want to improve?
Having Total Wellness is Also Good For: - decreased risk of disease - live longer - may improve grades - increased confidence - better sleep - reduced depression - stronger and healthier bones
Setting goals is very important to your overall wellness, so make sure you make good ones!
Always remember to make SMART goals that are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound
There are three main training types, cardiovascular, resistance, and flexibility and they all are very important to overall wellness.
Obesity issues: - high blood pressure - excess cholesterol - type 2 diabetes - heart disease - certain cancers - breathing problems - sleeping issues
When selecting a physical activity to participate in, take into consideration what kinds of people you want to be around, what you feel like doing, and what will make you feel the best afterwards.
Try to Take Into Consideration: - health conditions - personality and attitude - reason for participation - environmental considerations
Follow and learn from these facts to have the healthiest life!