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PHYSICAL FITNESS

WHAT IS
PHYSICAL
FITNESS?
Physical
fitness is a
set of
abilities
needed to
perform
physical
activity.
F.I.T.T
PRINCIPLES
FREQUENCY
REFERS HOW OFTEN
YOU ARE
PHYSICALLY ACTIVE
AND IS USUALLY
MEASURED IN DAYS
PER WEEK.
INTENSITY
DESCRIBE HOW HARD
YOUR BODY IS WORKING
DURING PHYSICAL
ACTIVITY, AND IT IS OFTEN
DESCRIBED AS LIGHT,
MODERATE, OR
VIGOROUS.
TIME
MEASURES HOW
LONG YOU SPEND
BEING PHYSICALLY
ACTIVE DURING
YOUR DAILY
ROUTINE.
TYPE
DESCRIBE WHAT
KIND OF ACTIVITY
YOU CHOOSE.
COMPONENTS
OF HEALTH
RELATED
FITNESS
FLEXIBILITY
Defined as the range
of motion of your
joints or the ability of
your joints to move
freely.
CARDIOVASCULAR
ENDURANCE
Is how efficiently your
heart, blood vessels, and
lungs to supply oxygen
rich blood to working
muscles
during physical activity.
MUSCULAR STRENGTH
is defined as the
maximum amount of
force that a muscle can
exert against some form
of resistance in a single
effort.
MUSCULAR ENDURANCE

Is the ability of
muscles to continue
to perform without
fatigue.
BODY COMPOSITION

Is used to describe
the percentages
of fat, bone, water
and muscle in
human bodies.