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Benefits of Physical

Activity

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What is Fitness?
Fitness means being fit.

What does it mean to be fit?


- Having energy for the whole day
- Being able to deal with stress
- Having self-confidence
- Maintaining healthy weight

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Identify definitions of being fit:
• Lazy teens
– need to be active teens
• Self-confidence
– yes, you will succeed
• Energy
– means being fit
• Overweight
– needs to get fit
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Physical Benefits of Exercise
• Strong muscles

• Strong coordination

• Healthy heart and lungs

• Healthy weight

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Identify Physical Benefits:
• Strong muscles
– excellent physical benefit
• Weak muscles
– benefit of not exercising
• Healthy heart
– important physical benefit
• Unhealthy lungs
– benefit of not exercising
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Mental benefits

• Exercise makes you feel energetic

• It relieves stress

• It gives you self-confidence

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Identify Mental Benefits:

• It relieves stress
– important mental benefit
• It gives you self-confidence
– important mental benefit
• It gives you the feeling of tiredness
– false mental benefit

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Social Benefits

• Exercise allows you to meet new


people

• Friends encourage you

• Friends motivate

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Identify Social Benefits:

• Motivation
– very helpful social benefit
• New friends
– exciting social benefit
• “You can’t do it!”
– negative and false social benefit

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Develop Muscle Strength

Strength means being physically strong

To develop strength, you pull or push


against force

Example:
- Lifting weights
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Develop Endurance
Endurance means that your muscles can
work for a long period of time without
getting tired

To build endurance you must exercise


several times a week for 30 minutes
Example:
- Aerobic exercise
- Running

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Develop Flexibility

Flexibility is the ability to move your joint


through full range of motion

Stretching exercises will develop flexibility

Examples:
- Yoga

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Strength and Endurance

What will lifting weights will improve?


- Muscle strength

What will swimming improve for your


body?
- Muscle endurance

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Flexibility – Feel and Look Good

What will yoga improve for your body?


- Flexibility

If you will exercise on the regular basis,


how will you feel and look?
- Feel energetic and look good

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