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Physical Fitness Ability to carry out tasks without fatigue.
Body Composition Measures the percentage of fat, muscle, water and bone found in the human body.
Flexiblilty The range of motion of your joints.
Muscular Strength Max amount of force that a muscle can exert against some form of resistance in a single effort.
Muscular Endurance The ability of muscles to exert force against resistance.
Cardio-respiratory Endurance Ability of the circulatory/respiratory systems to supply "fuel" during physical activity and to eliminate fatigue after supplying "fuel".
Sedentary Lifestyle Little to no physical activity.
Metabolism The chemical reactions involved in maintain the living state of cells and the organism.
Aerobic Exercise The pumping of oxygenated blood by the heart to deliver oxygen to the muscles.
Anaerobic Exercise Short, high-intensity workout; body needs more oxygen because it has exceeded the supply.
Calories Units of energy.
Isokinetic Exercise Strength training in which specialized machines maintain a constant speed of movement.
Isotonic Exercise Exercises that increase muscular strength, power, and endurance based on lifting a constant amount of weight through a range of motion.
Isometric Exercise Strength training in which the joint angle and muscle length do not change during contraction.
Basal Metabolism The amount of energy expended while at rest.
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