ability of heart, lungs, and blood vessels to utilize and send fuel and oxygen to body's tissues during long periods of moderate to vigorous activity
amount of force a muscle can exert
ability of muscles to perform physical tasks over period of time without becoming fatigued
ability to move body part through full range of motion
ratio of body fat to lean body tissue (including muscle, bone, water, and connective tissue-ligaments, cartilage, tendons)
purposeful physical activity that is planned, structured, and repetitive that improves or maintains personal fitness
activity that uses large muscle groups, rhythmic with oxygen (at least 10 minutes 3 times day or for 20 to 30 minutes at 1 time)
gauge that measures thickness of fat beneath fold of skin
intense short bursts of activity which muscles produce energy without oxygen
working body harder than it is normally worked
gradual increase in overload necessary to achieve higher of fitness
particular exercises and activities improve particular areas of health-related fitness
activity that prepares the muscles for work
part of exercise program when activity is performed at its highest peak
frequency, intensity, time/duration, type of activity
resting heart rate
number of times your heart beats in 1 minute when not active (average 72-84 beats)
program of formalized physical preparation for involvement in sport or another physical activity
taking in fluids so that body functions properly
synthetic substances that are similar to male hormone testosterone
search or check for diseases or disorders that individual would otherwise not have knowledge of or seek help for
steps for training and peak performance
nutrition and hydration, adequate rest, avoiding harmful substances, personal safety, proper equipment
Factors affecting decisions
cost, where one lives, level of health, time and place, personal safety, planning
physical activity program
warm-up, workout, cool-down
anabolic steroids, tobacco, alcohol, drugs (sometimes nutritional supplements)
activity that prepares muscles to return to resting state
type in workout
75-80% aerobic, 20-25% anaerobic
helps body rest and re energize (8-10 hours)
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.