My Personal Fitness Profile

By: Nina Dharmarajah

Benifets I Would Like to Gain From Physical Fitness

  • Be fit/healthy
  • Be active
  • Have fun that also helps my body
  • Be in shape

Family's Past Health Concerns

  • History of Diabetes on my mom’s side

Activities that Interest me

5 Fitness Components

Cardiovascular Endurance

Cardiovascular fitness is the ability of the heart, lungs and vascular system to deliver oxygen-rich blood to working muscles during sustained physical activity.

  • I would like to improve in this area.
  • I would enjoy doing aerobics.

Muscular Strength

Muscular strength is the amount of force a muscle or muscle group can exert against a heavy resistance.

  • I would like to improve in this area.
  • I could lift weights.

Muscular Endurance

Muscular endurance is the ability of a muscle or muscle group to repeat a movement many times or to hold a particular position for an extended period of time.

  • I would like to improve in this area.
  • I would enjoy doing curl-ups to work my abs

Flexibility

Flexibility is the degree to which an individual muscle will lengthen.

  • I’m happy with where I’m at in this area.
  • I enjoy stretching.

Body Composition

Body composition is the amount of fat in the body compared to the amount of lean mass.

  • I would like to improve in this area.
  • I could do a lot of cardio to reduce my overall BMI.

Roadblocks

  • While in school I don’t have much time for physical activity
  • Sometimes I’m lazy
  • There may be more enticing activities other than physical activity

How to overcome roadblocks

  • Make plans for physical activity with friends
  • Choose fun physical activities
  • Play music
  • Stay motivated
  • Remind myself how good it is for my body