Life fitness flash cards

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3 Principles of Training Overload, Progression, Specificity
Controllable Risk Factors for Disease physical inactivity,smoking,obesity,High blood pressure High cholesterol High stress lifestyle
Uncontrollable Risk Factors heredity,age,gender
Maximum Heart Rate 220 – age
Target Heart Rate 220 – age – resting pulse x 60% + resting pulse
Carbohydrates are the body’s primary source of energy.
Lean body mass is made up of muscle, bone, ligaments, and tendons
Your target heart rate zone is where you want your exercise heart rate
Because of today’s lifestyles, American youth are more obese than they have been in the past 30 years
Excessive body fat can cause high blood pressure, heart disease, and surgical risk
Heart disease is frequently related to high levels of Cholesterol
The primary difference between muscular strength and muscular endurance training is the amount of weight lifted and the number of repetitions performed
To increase flexibility, you must include stretching exercises
The correct orders for the 3 stages of warming up are large muscle activity, static stretching, and activity specific warm-up
Heat stroke is the most serious heat-related illness.
Symptoms of a heat stroke include hot dry skin, no sweat, and unsteady walking
An excessive decline in body temperature is called hypothermia.
Profuse sweating, dizziness, headache, and shortness of breath are all symptoms of heat exhaustion.
The primary cause of cardiovascular disease is the build up of fatty deposits on artery walls.
Many people gain weight as they grow older because their basal metabolic rate (BMR) slows down with age progression and generally people become less active as they get older.
The ability of the heart, blood vessels, and the respiratory system to supply oxygen and necessary fuel to the muscle during exercise is called cardiovascular fitness.
A person’s basal metabolic rate (BMR) slows down as they grow older. Two ways to increase the BMR would include weight lifting exercises and aerobic exercise.
Participating in cardiovascular exercise will result in a lower resting heart rate.
A normal range for a resting heart rate is 50-100 bpm.
Writing your goals down on a timeline can help you have a better sense of control and organization.
Prior to beginning a personal fitness program, it is important to evaluate your current level of fitness, set goals, and get a medical exam.
When you begin a fitness program, you should select activities based on areas of fitness which you need to improve on and enjoy.
To obtain the cardiorespiratory benefits of aerobic exercise, you should exercise at least three times per week.
Flexibility exercises should be performed___for the best results. Daily
Participating in sports activities are beneficial for health-related fitness if you possess the skill level needed to obtain a sufficient workout.
The quickest and most effective way to develop muscular strength and endurance is weight training.
Sit and reach, jogging, and yoga would best help you increase your flexibility.
Squats, isotonic exercises, and bicep curls would best help you develop muscular strength.
Cycling, in-line skating, and swimming would best help you develop cardiovascular endurance.
The best aerobic exercise is jogging.
Realistic goals keep you excited about self-improvement.
A good lifetime sport for young people to learn would be tennis.
Swimming is a good exercise for older individuals because it doesn’t put strain on the joints.
Flexibility is specific to a joint’s structure.
Older adults need to include weight training as a part of their exercise program to improve posture, for weight management, and to reduce their overall fatigue.
As you grow older, your flexibility decreases gradually.
The activity that contributes least to weight loss is golf.
Individuals in this country are becoming fatter than they have been at any time in the past because of increased mechanization, more leisure time, less physical activity, and insufficient knowledge about weight control. sadly it's North America
Muscles___to exert force. shorten (contract)
___connect muscles to bones. Tendons
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