Physical fitness is a general state of well being and more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports and daily activities.
Muscular Strength is the ability of a muscle group to develop maximum contractile force against a resistance in a single contraction.
Muscular Endurance is the ability of a muscle group to exert maximal force for extended periods.
Cardio Respiratory Endurance is the body's ability of circulatory and respiratory systems to supply fuel and oxygen during sustained physical activity.
Flexiability is the quality of bending easily without breaking.
Body Composition is a term used in physical fitness that measures the percentage in fat, muscle, water, and bone found in the human body.
Agility is the ability to be quick and graceful.
Balance is an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady.
Coordination is the organization of the different elements of a complex body or activity so as to enable them to work together effectively.
Speed is the rate at which something is able to move or operate.
Power is the ability to do something or act in a particular way with force.
Reaction Time is the amount of time it takes to respond to a stimulus.
The Body Mass Index (BMI) is a weight to height ratio, calculated by dividing ones weight on kilograms by the square of one's height in meters and used as an indicator of obesity and underweight. My current BMI is 21.3.
Five Benefits of Exercise:
- Regular Exercise can improve your emotional and mental health by reducing stress and anxiety levels.
- Improves cardiovascular health. Regulary physical activity can enhance the health of your heart.
- Prevents chronic health conditions.
- Promotes healthy weight
- Increases strength and endurance.
Five Reasons People Can't Stick to Fitness Plans:
- Some people think that they're healthier than they really are, causing them to work too hard.
- When you fall behind and gain weight, it causes people to work for a large proportion of their training at once that their body isn't ready for.
- People don't motivate themselves enough to get into shape.
- Pure laziness.