-VERY important, yet often overlooked
-We need to be flexible to avoid injuries and pain
-Helps muscles grow stronger!!
-Stretch before and after exercise for 10 minutes (examples on right)
-Take a Yoga class
-Take a Pilates Class
Source: Sample Aerobic Training Plan. (n.d.). Retrieved on April 23, 2016 from http://www.sport-fitness-advisor.com/aerobic-endurance-training.html
-Also known as Cardiovascular endurance
-Forces cardiovascular system to work for an extended period of time
-Heart, lungs, and blood vessels will be working harder than when lifting weights
-Running, cycling, swimming for 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week will increase aerobic capacity
- Ability for your muscles to perform a task for extended periods of time
-Requires many muscle contractions and extensions
-Muscles are used for minutes without rest
-Increase muscular endurance by lifting light weights for extended periods of time
-60 seconds of squats using only body weight.
-60 seconds of pushups.
-Lift weights for 25 repetitions/set for 5 sets.
-The POWER your muscles have
-Helps you lift and move heavy objects
-Increase strength by lifting heavy weights for low repetition sets
-Deadlift, Squat, Bench Press
-4-6 reps/set for 5 sets