Components of Fitness

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Cardiovascular Endurance

Cardiovascular endurance is the ability of the heart, lungs and blood vessels to deliver oxygen to your body tissues. The more efficiently your body delivers oxygen to its tissues, the lower your breathing rate is.
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Muscular Strength

Muscular strength is defined as the maximum amount of force that a muscle can exert against some form of resistance in a single effort.
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Muscular Endurance

Muscular endurance is the ability to move your body or an object repeatedly without getting tired. For most activities, you use both muscular strength and endurance.
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Flexibility

Muscular endurance is the ability to move your body or an object repeatedly without getting tired. For most activities, you use both muscular strength and endurance.
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Body Composition

In physical fitness, body composition is used to describe the percentages of fat, bone, water and muscle in human bodies.
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Speed

The ability to move quickly from one point to another in a straight line.
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Agility

The ability of the body to change direction quickly.
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Balance

The ability to maintain an upright posture while still or moving.
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Coordination

Integration with hand and/or foot movements with the input of the senses.
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Reaction Time

Integration with hand and/or foot movements with the input of the senses.
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Power

The ability to do strength work at an explosive pace.