Physical Exercise: Physical And Related Components Of Physical Fitness

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Health related components of physical activity- Minimal competency in each of the areas to follow is necessary to carry out daily activities and lower risk of developing chronic disease. Cardiorespiratory Endurance-is the ability of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems to provide oxygen to working muscles during sustained exercise. Muscular strength – is the ability of muscles to exert force. Muscular Endurance- is the ability of muscles to contract repeatedly over time. Flexibility- is the ability to move your joints in full range of motion. Body composition – refers to the relative amount of fat and lean tissue in your body.
Skill related components of physical fitness – Skills that athletes target to gain competitive edge.
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Reaction time- The time between a stimulus and the initiation of your physical reaction to that stimulus.
My goal was 30 mins of cardiovascular activities and increased walking & movement throughout my two days of tracked activities. I didn’t accomplish any of the planned physical activities; my goal was to use my elliptical for 30 minutes. However, I was able to increase my movement throughout the day, I walked 3 blocks to and from my parking garage instead of taking the shuttle bus. I used my Fitbit tracker to record my steps and on day one I did 6991 steps and one day 2 I did 7677 steps.
I did more walking than expected, but I could definitely do more, my next step is going to be to take the stairs instead of the elevator. I didn’t accomplish any of my planned activities and that’s due to my low level of energy when I get home from work and school. My step is to try and work out in the morning before I leave for work. It is definitely going to be an effort to get up earlier to workout, but I’m willing to try it. I was very disappointed that I didn’t accomplish my goals, So much so, that I decided to workout out for 30 minutes after I finish this
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My range of motion, equilibrium and coordination areas to promote wellness and decrease the risk of falls as I get older. My first course of action in this area is to incorporate Pilates and yoga, which I absolutely enjoy both. I have a great Pilates and yoga DVD, which will save me the time from trying schedule time at the gym. These workouts are calming and relaxing forms of exercise that have amazing health benefits. Pilates and yoga allow you to utilize the principals of overload. I can increase my flexibly overtime by pushing myself a little further with each
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