Components Of Fitness

Leondra Lewis 1a

Cardiovascular Endurance

swimming is an example of cardiovascular endurance because breathing and or your oxygen works muscles in order to keep moving
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muscular strength

lifting weight
Lifting weights is an example of muscular strength because its using force that your muscles exert against some form of resistance in a single effort.
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Muscular Endurance

Jumping rope is a form of muscular endurance. You have to have the ability to repeat contractions against a resistance for an extended period of time.
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Flexibility

Cheerleaders have excellent flexibility. They move their joints and the length in there muscles that cross to induce a bending movement or motion.
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Body Composition

Body composition is simply used to describe the percentages of fat, bone , water ,and muscle in our body's.
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Speed

Running track is all about speed. During track ,you have to have the ability to move quickly
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Agility

Obstacles/foot movement is a great example of agility. Not only do you have to move quickly but you also have to think quickly.
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Balance

Balance is the state of equilibrium , which is shown in the picture below. Its the ability to stay in an upright and steady position.
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Coordination

Coordination is the ability to use different parts of your body together smoothly and efficiently. Its a strategy used in tennis as well.
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Reaction time

If you're lined up to run in a track meet and you hear the gun go off , your instincts is to run. That's an example of reaction time , its the amount of time it takes to respond to a stimulus.
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Power

Power is the ability to exert maximum muscular contraction instantly , sort of like an explosive burst of movements.