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Fitness for Life
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The percentage of body weight that is made up of fat when compared to other body tissue, such as bone and muscle. (Ratio between body fat and muscle)
The ability to use your senses together with your body parts, or two or more body parts together.
The amount of force your muscles can produce. (measured by how much weight you can lift)
The ability to use strength quickly.
The ability to use your muscles many times without tiring.
The ability to exercise your entire body for long periods of time.
The ability to perform a movement or cover distance in a short period of time.
Tendons attach muscle to bone.
Ligaments attach muscle to bone.
Muscles surround, protect and move bones.
Stretch muscles beyond their normal length.
Stretching and holding a position.
Stretching using a partner that pushes or pulls muscles in desired direction.
"Bouncing" to the desired position to increase flexibility.
Movement or swinging motions of joints through full range of motion.
Contracting the muscle before you stretch it.
Only allow and opening and closing of a joint.
Vessels that carry blood to the heart are called veins.
Walking, jogging and bicycling are examples of anaerobic activity.
The body system that includes your heart, blood vessels, and blood is the respiratory system.
Carriers of cholesterol in the blood are called lipoprotiens.
The body system that includes your lungs and air passages is the cardiovascular system.
Fat-like substance in the blood.
Heart can supply enough oxygen to the muscles.
Low density lipo
Heart cannot supply enough oxygen to the muscles.
Carries cholesterol out of the bloodstream.
High density lipo
"Core strength" consists of all of the muscles in the body.
Five pounds of muscles is twice the size of five pounds of fat.
Your muscles will turn to fat if you stop lifting.
Muscle contraction in which no movement occurs.
Muscle contraction that produces movement.
Exercise that regulates resistance and speed of movements.
Muscle getting bigger as a result of strength training.
Training that requires you to increase wieight and decrease repetitions as you progress through the workout.
Lifting all upper body one day, and all lower body the next day.
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