JLBC: Leadership Fitness
JLBC Cadets The Four Elements of Fitness Here are the four main elements of fitness:
JLBC Aerobic Fitness
JLBC Cadets Aerobic fitness improves overall health and well-being. JLBC Cadets It helps your heart, blood vessels, lungs, and muscles. JLBC Cadets Popular activities include walking, biking, jogging, swimming, and dancing. JLBC Cadets Exercise for at least 10 minutes at a time and for 30–60 minutes most days of the week.
JLBC Muscular Fitness
JLBC Cadets Strength training improves your muscle and bone health and helps with weight loss. Do strength training with free weights, resistance bands, weight machines, household items, or your body weight.
JLBC Cadets Flexibility allows you to move your body freely. Being flexible decreases your risk of injury. Stretching lengthens your muscles. To improve flexibility, consider chair-stretching exercises or yoga.
JLBC Stability and Balance
JLBC Cadets Your body’s core strength helps stability and balance. You can improve stability and balance by exercising at the center of your body. JLBC Cadets A strong core will help improve posture and low back pain and prevent falls. Consider core exercises (bottom, lower back, and abdominal muscles) or Tai Chi.
• To maintain weight and health, exercise 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity per week.
• To lose weight, exercise 300 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity per week.