Althea Glenn B. Toribio STEM 11 — Prometheus 1. What is physical education? According to Merriam Webster Dictionary, it

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Althea Glenn B. Toribio STEM 11 — Prometheus

1. What is physical education? According to Merriam Webster Dictionary, it is an instruction in the development and care of the body ranging from simple calisthenic exercises to a course of study providing training in hygiene, gymnastics, and the performance and management of athletic games. On the other hand, Wikipedia states that physical education, also known as PE, is an educational course related to maintaining the human body through physical exercises (i.e. calisthenics). 2. What is physical fitness? According to Dr. Rebecca Gillaspy (2014), physical fitness is your ability to carry out tasks without undue fatigue. Learn about the components of physical fitness: cardiorespiratory endurance, muscle strength, muscle endurance, flexibility and body composition and why they are important. Based from, physical fitness is defined as the state of general well being, physically sound and healthy, along with mental stability. 3. What are the different kinds of physical fitness? 

Cardiovascular Exercises Cardiovascular exercise is any type of exercise that increases the work of the heart and lungs. Typical forms of cardiovascular activities include walking, jogging, step aerobics, swimming, and biking. Cardio activity improves your heart/lung function and muscle mass; it’s a lot about endurance and is often called cardiovascular endurance. Resistance Exercises Resistance (aka muscular strength) exercises cause your muscles to contract against an external resistance such as weights, rubber bands, your own body weight, bottles of water, or any other object that causes the muscles to contract. Resistance exercises focus on your muscles and may include weight lifting, certain yoga postures and floor exercises, and simply lifting items as you clean your house! Flexibility Exercises Flexibility is about your range of motion and is required in your daily activities such as walking, bending, lifting, driving, etc. Stretching and yoga help achieve greater flexibility; stretching also helps with good posture and can reduce the risk of injury.

Balance Exercises Balance training focuses on the communication between your mind and your muscles that allows the body to remain stable; it’s a lot about coordination. Balance helps prevent injuries, allows us to perform daily activities, and provides the foundation for cardio, resistance, and flexibility training. Balance should not be taken for granted.

Balance training may include yoga, Tai Chi, outdoor biking and hiking, and specific exercises like standing on one foot. 4. What is health? According to Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, health can be defined in many ways. It is the state of being free from illness or injury. It is also defined as a person's mental or physical condition. Also, it is used to express friendly feelings toward one's companions before drinking. 5. List down all the ways of having a healthy lifestyle.             

Think positive and focus on gratitude. Eat your vegetables. Set a “5-meal ideal”. Exercise daily. Get a good night's sleep. Do housework. Take 30-minute early morning walks. Implement the two-minute walking habit for every hour that you sit. Take the stairs instead of the elevator. Walk whenever you can. Aim for 10,000 steps a day. Wear a step-tracking device. Take a dance break. Do yoga. Workout during TV commercials.