Family Fitness

What Is Family Physical Fitness?

Family Fitness: The five basic components of physical fitness for your family are cardiorespiratory or aerobic endurance, muscular endurance, muscular strength,flexibility, and body composition.

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Family Fitness: How Fit Is Your Family?

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Physical Family Fitness:physical fitness is endurance; physicalfitness is flexibility, physical fitness is endurance; physical fitness is cardiovascularfitness; physical fitness is proper body fat ratios; physical fitness is muscularstrength.

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Definitions and performance standards of physical fitness vary.However, most experts agree that the five basic components offitness are:

1. Cardiorespiratory or Aerobic Endurance

The ability to do moderately strenuous activity over a period of time. Itreflects how well your heart and lungs work together to supply oxygen to your bodyduring exertion and exercise. Also called aerobic fitness.

2. Muscular Endurance

The ability to hold a particular position for a sustained period oftime or repeat a movement many times. This could bethe capability required to hold a two-pound weight above your headfor five minutes or the effort required to lift that weight 20consecutive times.

3. Muscular Strength

The ability to exert maximum force, such as lifting the heaviest weightyou can budge, one time. It is possible to have muscular strength in onearea, say your arms, while lacking strength in another area such as your legs.

4. Flexibility

The ability to move a joint through its full range of motion; the elasticity ofthe muscle. This is how limber or supple you are.

5. Body Composition

The proportion of fat in your body compared to yourboneand muscle. It does not refer to your weight inpounds or your figure.

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