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Homework Help: Health (Ms. Sue)

Posted by Anonymous on Monday, November 4, 2013 at 3:13pm.

1. Summarize the steps to designing a fitness program.

A: The steps to designing a fitness program. First, you must determine your resting heart rate. Once you have determined your resting heart rate, you need to calculate your target heart rate zone. Calculating this will enable to gain cardiorespiratory health benefits from exercise as your heart rate range should reach your target heart rate zone. You must then assess your fitness. Assessing your fitness levels will measure your level of fitness against commonly used standards. Then, you must set your goals. Setting goals with help make your fitness program more effective. However, writing your fitness goals upon paper will help to define them?

2. Identify what each letter of the acronym FITT means in relation to a fitness plan.

A: Each letter of the acronym applies immensely to a fitness plan. For example, for exercise to effective, it must be done a certain amount of times per week (frequency), intense enough (intensity), and for a considerable amount of time (time). Finally, the kind (type) of exercise is important?

3. Is it a good idea to do both aerobic exercises and anaerobic exercises as parts of a fitness program? Explain.

A: I believe it is a very wise decision to perform both aerobic and anaerobic exercises as, after performing anaerobic exercises, you can stretch your sore and stiff muscles as well as increase your flexibility?

4. Why is it important to monitor your heart rate before, during, and after exercising or training?

A: It is important to monitor your heart before, during, and after exercising and training because you should not exhaust your body to the point of causing your heart to exceed its maximum heart rate?

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