Fitness Focus #1-5

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2012-09-25 22:59:35
Fitness Focus Physical Education

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  1. What should you do at the beginning of an exercise program?
    At the beginning of an exercise program pace yourself by starting slowly, and gradually increase the length of time and intensity of your exercise.
  2. What will following exercise safety guidelines do?
    Following exercise safety guidelines will reduce your chance of injury.
  3. When does a side stitch occur most often?
    A side stitch occurs most often when a person is not fit, or not conditioned, for vigorous exercise.
  4. When exercising, how should you breathe?
    When exercising you should breathe at a regular rate and depth.
  5. What should you do if you exercise when the weather is hot and humid?
    If you exercise when the weather is hot and humid, be sure to drink more water, wear lightweight clothing, and rest frequently.
  6. What does a good, safe exercise program include?
    A good, safe exercise program includes three stages: a warm-up, a workout, and a cool-down.
  7. How does a warm-up help reduce the chance of injury?
    A warm-up helps reduce the chance of muscle injury, because the warm-up, followed by stretches, increases blood flow to the muscle.
  8. When exercising, what should you be sure to wear?
    When exercising, be sure to wear comfortable clothes, thick cotton socks (to act as a cushion, prevent blisters, and absorb perspiration), and dress in layers of clothing that can be removed for temperature control.
  9. What may happen if you sit, or lie down, immediately following vigorous exercise?
    If you sit, or lie down, immediately following vigorous exercise you might become dizzy or even faint.
  10. How long does it take for a person who begins exercising regularly to start to achieve their fitness goals?
    It takes between three to six weeks for a person who begins exercising regularly to start to achieve their fitness goals.
  11. What are examples of aerobic exercise besides jogging?
    Examples of aerobic exercise besides jogging are swimming, bicycling, and cross-country skiing.
  12. When jogging, how should you land on your foot, arch, and toes?
    When jogging, you should land on the heel of your foot, roll forward on the arch of the foot, and push-off with the toes of the foot.
  13. How should the arms swing when jogging?
    The arms should swing forward and backward when jogging, should be bent at the elbow, and the hands should be relaxed.
  14. What does jogging pace depend on?
    Jogging pace depends on the length of the leg stride, and the level of physical fitness.
  15. What does walking for five minutes after jogging provide?
    Walking for five minutes after jogging provides an excellent cool-down by safely reducing the heart rate and relaxing the leg muscles.
  16. What things each send a message to others that can be positive or negative?
    The condition of teeth, skin, hair, and clothing each send a message to others that can be positive or negative.
  17. What are some negative aspects of personal hygiene?
    Some negatives aspects of personal hygiene include body odor, bad breath, and acne (pimples).
  18. What do acne and skin blemishes respond well to?
    Acne and skin blemishes respond well to proper washing with special soaps, avoiding eating certain foods, and receiving medical treatment.
  19. How can body odor be avoided?
    Body odor can be avoided by bathing or showering everyday, using deodorant everyday, and wearing clean clothes (especially socks and underwear) everyday.
  20. What does brushing your teeth and tongue after every meal (or at least twice a day) reduce?
    Brushing your teeth and tongue after every meal (or at least twice a day) will reduce the chance of bad breath.
  21. What does the principle of overload mean?
    The principle of overload means simply doing more exercise than is normal for you.
  22. What does the principle of progression mean?
    The principle of progression means that you should increase exercise (or overload) gradually.
  23. What are you using when you choose specific exercises for specific goals?
    When you choose specific exercises for specific goals you are using the principle of specificity.
  24. How often (frequency) is it recommended that you do an aerobic workout?
    It is recommended that you do an aerobic workout at least 3 times each week to achieve cardiovascular fitness.
  25. How long (time) do you need to do an aerobic workout for each session to achieve cardiovascular fitness?
    You need to do an aerobic workout between 20-60 minutes for each session to achieve cardiovascular fitness. 

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