COMPONENTS OF FITNESS

HEALTH RELATED COMPONENTS

Cardiovascular Endurance

Cardiovascular endurance is the ability to have the circulatory system supply oxygen to muscles during exercise. An exercise that allows you to used cardiovascular endurance is distance running.

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Muscular Strength

Muscular strength is the amount of force able to be exerted in one repetition. An example of muscular strength is one heavy repetition of bench press.
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Muscular Endurance

Muscular endurance is the ability for a muscle to repeat an exercise multiple times. An example of this would be multiple squats done in a row.
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Flexibility

Flexibility is the ability to move joints in the full range of motion. An example of this component could be yoga.
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Body Composition

Body composition is the muscle to fat ratio in your body.
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Speed

Speed is the ability of how fast you can move between two points. An example of speed would be windsprints.
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Agility

Agility is the ability to change direction quickly. Ladder drills could be an example of this component
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Balance

Balance is an even distribution of weight enabling someone to remain upright and steady. An example of balance would be walking along a balance beam

Coordination

Coordination is the organization of the different elements of a body so as to enable them to work together effectively. An example of coordination would be martial arts.

Reaction time

Reaction time is the amount of time the body takes to react to stimuli. An exercise for this could be dodgeball.

Power

Power is the great or marked ability to do an act. An example of power would be throwing a baseball.
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