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1
HEALTH AND FITNESS
  • POWER POINT PRESENTATION OF FITNESS AND NUTRITION

2
What is Physical Activity
  • Physical activityPhysical activity is something
    you do.
  • Physical fitnessA measure of a person's ability
    to perform physical activities that require
    endurance, strength, or flexibility.
  • Regular physical activityA pattern of physical
    activity is regular if activities are performed
    in some order

3
Differences between Exerciseand Sport
  • Exercise
  • Its a form of physical activity done primarily
    to improve ones health and fitness.
  • Sports
  • Is complex, institutionalized,
  • competitive and these very characteristics
    works against moderate and rhythmical exercise.

4
How Physical Activity Impacts Health
  • Helps control weight.
  • Reduces feelings of depression and anxiety.
  • Helps build and maintain healthy bones, muscles,
    and joints.
  • Helps reduce blood pressure in people who already
    have high blood pressure.
  • Causes the development of new blood vessels in
    the heart and other muscles.
  • Enlarges the arteries that supply blood to the
    heart.

5
Exercise and Your Mind
  • Short-term benefits
  • Boost alertness (possibly by triggering the
    release of epinephrine and nor epinephrine)
  • Improve memory
  • Improve intellectual function
  • Spark creativity
  • Long-term benefits
  • Exercise has been shown to slow and even reverse
    age-related decline in mental function and loss
    of short-term memory

6
Getting Started.Setting Goals
  • What will motivate you?
  • Think about your reasons for exercising
  • Are your goals important enough to keep you
    motivated long-term?
  • Think short-term and long-term
  • How will you benefit from your fitness plan
    day-to-day?
  • In 1 year? In 5 years? In 10 years?

7
Types of Aerobic Exercise
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Walking
  • Jogging/running
  • Bicycling
  • Swimming
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Jumping Rope
  • Indoor Activities
  • Treadmill machine
  • Stair climbing machine
  • Stationary bike
  • Elliptical trainer
  • Rowing machine
  • Aerobics, boxing...

8
Timing Questions
  • What time of day is best?
  • Choose the most convenient time for your schedule
  • Choose a regular time--the same time every day
  • Timing may depend on the activity you choose
  • Can I eat before exercise?
  • It is best not to eat a meal for 1 hours
    beforehand
  • Be sure to drink plenty of water before and
    during exercise
  • Should I exercise when Im sick?
  • No, especially if you have a fever

9
Injury
  • Prevention
  • exercise regularly
  • gradually increase intensity
  • rest between sessions
  • warm-up and cool down
  • stay flexible
  • dont exercise when sick
  • dont exercise when muscles are fatigued and
    straining
  • know proper form for any activity you do
  • Caring for Injuries
  • Rest stop immediately
  • Ice apply immediately and repeat every few hours
    for 15-20 minutes
  • Compress wrap injured area with elastic bandage
  • Elevation raise injured area above heart
  • After 2 days, apply heat if there is no swelling
  • Gradually ease back into activity when pain is
    gone

10
Consult Fitness Experts
  • For more information and free advise related to
    your Fitness, Physique and Diet call our
    Dieticians, Fitness Experts and Gym Instructors
    on 18001031000 or to chat online visit
    www.finishproblems.com
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