Associate Level Material Tammy Nilsen
Physical Fitness Worksheet
Being physically fit is an important aspect of obtaining optimal health. Becoming knowledgeable about what it means to be physically fit may greatly increase your ability to improve your health and wellness.
In this worksheet, you identify the five components of health related fitness. Completing this assignment is a step towards gaining the knowledge needed to better manage your physical fitness.
Five Components of Health Related Fitness Table
Complete the table below. The first row has been filled in for you as an example.
|Components of Physical Fitness |Description |How to Incorporate in Your |Benefit(s) |
| | |Life | |
|Cardiorespiratory Fitness |Being able to exercise at a |Walk 2 miles at a brisk |Reduced the risk of heart |
| |moderate to high intensity for a|pace every day. |disease, hypertension, and high |
| |long period of time | |cholesterol. |
|Muscular Strength |The maximum amount of force that|By lifting weights at the |Using our muscles help to burn |
| |a muscle can exert against some |gym or daily tasks like: |calories, decreased chance of |
| |form of resistance in a single |lifting groceries, lifting |injury to our joints, increase |
| |effort. |infants/children, |our energy level, improve |
| | |gardening, and dancing. |circulation, and decrease |