Personal fitness

Term Definition
Body composition body composition is used to describe the percentages of fat, bone, water and muscle in human bodies.
physical fitness your ability to carry out tasks without undue fatigue.
Flexibility the quality of bending easily without breaking.
Muscular Strength the amount of force a muscle can produce with a single maximal effort.
Muscular endurance the ability of a muscle or group of muscles to sustain repeated contractions against a resistance for an extended period of time.
Cardiorespiratory endurance measurement of how well your heart, lungs and muscles work together to keep your body active over an extended period of time.
Aerobic relating to, involving, or requiring free oxygen.
Anaerobic relating to, involving, or requiring an absence of free oxygen.
Sedentary Lifestyle as a type of lifestyle where an individual does not receive regular amounts of physical activity.
Isometric relating to or denoting muscular action in which tension is developed without contraction of the muscle.
Isokinetic relating to muscular action with a constant rate of movement.
Isotonic (of muscle action) taking place with normal contraction.
Cool down an easy exercise, done after a more intense activity, to allow the body to gradually transition to a resting or near-resting state.
Warm up prepare for physical exertion or a performance by exercising or practicing gently beforehand.
Metabolism the chemical processes that occur within a living organism in order to maintain life.
Overweight excessive or extra weight.
Target heart rate the minimum number of heartbeats in a given amount of time in order to reach the level of exertion necessary for cardiovascular fitness.
F.I.T principle a great way of monitoring your exercise program.
Specifity the extent to which a diagnostic test is specific for a particular condition, trait, etc
Crossfit a high-intensity fitness program incorporating elements from several sports and types of exercise.

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