Importance Of Exercise Training And Aerobic Conditioning Essay

1829 Words May 3rd, 2016 8 Pages
Taylor Berger
Ms. Lieb
Physical Education
30 April 2016
The F.I.T.T. Principle The F.I.T.T. principle is a set of guideline that helps people set up a workout program or routine that adheres to their personal goals and fitness level while helping them get the most out of their routine. The F.I.T.T. principle is used typically for the general public than athletes to get the most beneficial form of a fitness program for each person individually. F.I.T.T. stands for frequency, intensity, type, and time; when they are all put together differently and uniquely for each person, to give them the best exercise routine possible which can be modified at any time. Frequency is how often you exercise, intensity is how hard you walk during an exercise, type is the type of activity you are doing, and time is how long you exercise. The two different types of exercise training are cardiovascular and strength training. Cardiovascular training or aerobic conditioning is any exercise that raises heart rate and by doing so exercises the heart muscle and other muscles depending on the exercise. Cardiovascular fitness relates to the body’d ability to generate energy and deliver oxygen to working muscles; it is considered the most important component of physical fitness and one of the best indicators for overall health. Aerobic (“with oxygen”) exercises are the best for developing cardiovascular fitness, it includes continuous activities that use oxygen. Aerobic activities strengthen the heart…

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