Only certain types of physical activity help to develop physical fitness. This statement is false.
Physical fitness, as the capability of a body to perform the daily activity.The physical activity pyramid helps in organizing the person’s daily life routine. It separated the exercises into different levels and helps the person to inherit a fit and healthy life style.
Physical activities help in improving individual health by providing defence against many diseases.
Physical activity depends on:
• Cardio respiratory fitness: it provides energy during physical activity.
• Muscular endurance: Help in exerting force without getting tired.
• Flexibility: Help in smooth movement of joints.
• Body composition: It includes the amount of muscle, fat, and water.
• Muscular strength: Help in exert force during physical activity.
Physical fitness helps us to prevent heart disease, lungs cancer, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. To have a good and healthy life style the adult person should spend at least 30 min in physical activity while children should do 60 min of physical activity on the daily basis.
Physical activity are divided into four different level according to increase in the time of physical activity and decrease in sitting time.
The different levels are:
Level 1: It is present at the bottom of pyramid which implies 30 min of daily exercise. It comes under lifestyle daily activity such as walking, taking stairs, playing tennis and other active games.
Level 2: This level occupies active sports and aerobics. They are performed three to five times in a week and it carries aerobic dance, swimming, jogging, and treadmill, dancing and playing basketball.
Level 3: This level contains strength and flexibility activities which are performed two to three days in a week. The exercises such as stretching, yoga, gymnastic, wall climbing and resistance training comes under this level.
Level 4: This level decrease the sedentary time such as watching TV, playing computer games, surfing internet and other board games.
If we do physical activity for small amount of time it also provides benefit. Any kind of physical activity helps in improving fitness and helps us to making healthy life style.
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Grade: High School
Chapter: Physical Activity
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