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List 8 health benefits associated with regular participation in physical activity.
- Lower Risk of early death, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, adverse lipid blood profile, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, colon/breast cancer
- Prevention of weight gain
- Weight loss
- Improved cardio/muscle fitness
- Prevention of falls
- Reduced depression
- Better cognitive function
- Better health
- Reduced obesity
How can interval training improve aerobic performance?
- Minimize Boredom
- Maximize aerobic power
List 2 physiological adaptations that occur to improve exercise performance and state how or why improvement occurs?
- Increase maximal blood flow
- Increased oxygen delivery and carbon dioxide removal
- Increase maximal oxygen update and aerobic power