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Physical Fitness the ability to carry out daily tasks easily and have enough reserve energy to respond to unexpected demands
Flexibility the ability to move a body part through a full range of motion
Muscular Endurance the ability of the muscles to do difficult physical tasks over a period of time without causing fatigue
Isotonic activity that combines muscle contraction with repeated movement
Aerobic vigorous activity in which oxygen is continuously taken in for a period of at least 20 minutes
Isometric activity that uses muscle tension to improve muscular strength with little or no movement of the body part
Basal Metabolism the minimum amount of energy required to maintain the life processes in a body
Cool down engaging in activity to gradually decrease activity
Warm-up engaging in activity that prepares the muscles for the worth that is to come
Overload working the body harder than it is normally worked
Cross-training combining various exercise routines to help work different body systems
Resting heart rate the number of times your heart beats in one minute when you are not active
Created by: Leila.Artis