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Circuit Training
A type of fitness training that works both cardiovascular fitness and muscular endurance by combining exercises that are completed in a row with only a short rest
Cardiovascular Fitness
Any sport/activity that involves the use of our heart and lungs. The ability of our heart and lunges to carry oxygen through our blood
Muscular Endurance
The ability to repeat the same motion over a period of time
Flexibility
The ability of our muscles, bones and joints to stretch or move
Body Composition
The amount of muscles, bone density and fat that make up a person's body.
Muscular Strength
The ability of a muscle to contract against a force. The maximum amount of force a muscle can exert (lift)
Bicep
Front muscle of the upper part of the arm
Tricep
Back muscle of the upper part of the arm
Quadracep
Front muscle of the upper part of the leg
Hamstring
Back muscle of the upper part of the leg
Calf or calves
Muscle of the lower part of the leg
Deltoid
Shoulder muscle
Pectorals
Muscles on the front part of the upper body
Lats
Middle back muscles
Traps
Upper back and neck muscles
General Health Components of Fitness
The fitness elements/components required in our everyday lives
Sports specific or skill related fitness
The fitness elements/components required in sports or fitness activities
Power
The ability to carry out an explosive movement by combining speed and strength (Karate Chop, high jump)
Agility
The ability to change body position quickly while maintaining control
Coordination
The ability to move 2 or more body parts at the same time to complete an action
Reaction Time
The ability to react quickly
Speed
The ability to carry out a movement in the quickest time possible
Sit-Up Test
A fitness test that tests for the muscular endurance of the abdominals
Push-Up Test
A fitness test that tests for the muscular endurance of the pectorals (chest)
Ladder drills
Circuit training exercise that works on agility
Arm curls
A fitness exercise that is done by lifting weights using the bicep muscles
Yoga ball exercises
Exercises that help develop balance