The muscular and cardiovascular systems can both be overloaded during exercise.
Which of the following is NOT an example of an anaerobic exercise?
Which of the following is the BEST reason to rest muscle groups between workouts?
It allows the muscles time to heal.
Why do people who participate in marathons tend to have smaller muscles?
Muscle endurance is more important for them than muscle strength.
What effect does increased blood flow have on the body when performing exercises?
delivers more oxygen to the body
Anaerobic and aerobic exercises are important in developing cardiorespiratory fitness.
An exercise program that lacks specific goals is failing what fitness principle?
Specificity means an exercise program should have end goals that target specific areas.
Which of the following is the BEST example of increasing the intensity of a workout?
running one mile faster than normal
Plyometrics can help a person maintain cardiorespiratory fitness.
Which of the following is the most important reason to maintain a high level of cardiovascular health?
A higher level of fitness allow you to live a longer, healthier life.
Anaerobic exercise does not require the body to use any extra oxygen.
What’s the first step one should take when determining the amount of overload to include in an exercise program?
assessing your current level of fitness
Which of the following is NOT a reason why exercise routines should have clearly states goals?
Goals allow individuals to track their progress against others.
Which of the following BEST describes cardiovascular fitness?
the ability of the body to do prolonged work