Fitness and You. Lesson Two 08/19/2014. Standards. A.PL-H-PW-U: Enduring Knowledge – Understandings PL-H-PW-U-1: individuals have a responsibility to advocate for personal, family and community health.
Fitness and You
*PL-H-PW-S-DP3.a:analyzing the impact of personal health behaviors on the functioning of body systems.
*PL-H-PW-S-DP3.b:analyzing how behavior can impact health maintenance and disease prevention during
adolescence and adulthood
*Write down the area you think is most important and the reason for your choice.
*Aerobic exercises increases heart rate causing you heart to send more oxygen to your muscles to use as energy. Over time, this strengthens your heart, allowing it to pump more blood efficiently. Aerobic exercises also affects your respiratory system by increasing your lungs’ capacity to hold air.
*Anaerobic exercises improves these components. More work for muscles=stronger muscles.
*Resistance training (free weights, exercise machine, or your own body weight) not only builds and strengthens muscles but helps the body keep your blood sugar levels normal and to maintain healthy cholesterol levels.