Components of Fitness

Components of Fitness

Author: James Carlon

California Physical Education Stats Standards:

       Standard 4.2- Identify physical activities that are affective in improving each of the health-related physical fitness components. 


Students will be able to independently identify and describe the components of fitness, while also being able to identify physical activities aimed at improving each of the components. 

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Designing a Fitness Workout

For this assignment, you will be asked to design a physical fitness workout that encompasses each of the components of fitness.

     Muscular Strength

     Muscular Endurance

     Cardiovascular Endurance


Please provide sample exercises for each of the components and explain both the pacing and the order of the exercises contained within the given workout.