Components of Fitness

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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. In the picture is a man doing repeated up a down arm motions called push ups. His arms are enduring weight making him gain muscle.
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Muscular Strength

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


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Agility

Agility is the ability to be quick and graceful. Agility can be used for both mental and physical skills. In this picture a football player is using agility to jump in and out squares on the ground.
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Balance

An even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady. The man balancing on the pole is keeping himself balanced with his arms.
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Coordination

The ability to use different parts of the body together smoothly and efficiently. The girl in the picture is using her hand eye coordination to catch the ball.
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Power

The ability to exert maximum muscular contraction instantly in an explosive burst of movements. The two components of power are strength and speed.

Reaction Time

Reaction time is the amount of time it takes to respond to a stimulus. In the picture there measuring how quick your reaction time to catching a ruler is.
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Speed

The rate at which someone or something is able to move or operate. The bullet in this picture has to go at a certain speed to go thru the apple
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