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Components Of Fitness And Fundamentals

Namaste. Today I am going to tell you about a new topic. And that is the fitness fundamental and its components.  Fitness is an increasing inefficiency. The importance of fitness is increasing with the changing times, so keeping fit is very important because having fitness helps your body stay healthy.

There are five different aspects of fitness because everyone is physically the same, everyone in each class needs all five of these aspects.  The goal of all the groups should be to improve the quality of life by improving the functioning of all these five components.

Health-based and skill-based fitness are two types of categories of fitness. The ability to hurt, lunges, muscle, and tendon to function well means that a person is active or fit. Regular physical activity improves the physical fitness of the body.

The ability of fitness to express the skill used in sport and physical activities. they help in sports and work in any sports.

Five Components are

  1. Cardiovascular Endurance
  2. Muscular Endurance
  3. Musculoskeletal Strength
  4. Flexibility
  5. Ideal Body composition


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1. Cardiovascular Endurance

The first component, The ability of the heart, circulatory system, and respiratory system to supply oxygenated blood to the skeletal muscles for a long time called Cardiovascular Endurance.

Without cardiovascular endurance, muscular endurance cannot be challenged or used.  Once cardiovascular fatigue occurs, it will be impossible to use the strength of the musculoskeletal system of the body.

These types of exercises are commonly called cardiovascular exercise. The intensity of the exercise should be so low that the person exercising should be able to do it for at least 20 minutes without stopping.



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2. Muscular Endurance

Ability to contract muscles or groups of such muscles with low intensity but consistently and without fatigue. Lack of this component of fitness can lead to problems in performing the given actions for cardiovascular injury.  But the root cause of early fatigue is not in the cardiovascular and respiratory system but the musculoskeletal system.

Muscular endurance is obtained from cardiovascular injuries as well as cardio exercise types. But while cardiovascular endurance applies to the whole body, muscular endurance only occurs in the muscles involved in that particular type of cardio exercise.



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Musculoskeletal Strength

It is defined as the capacity of the skeletal muscles or a group of skeletal muscles to produce strength in a single contraction. If this element of fitness is deficient then one who needs very little cardiovascular endurance.

Ligaments and tendons are both connective tissues, the ligament connects the two bones and the tendons musculature to the bone. Weight training is required to increase the strength factor and its intensity should be 6 to 8 rep max.



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Flexibility is the ability of the body to keep the joints moving until the end.  This is achieved by not allowing the elasticity of the skeletal muscles to be destroyed. Flexibility depends on two things are,
  • Extensibility is the ability to stretch your muscles to the maximum.
  • Elasticity is the ability of your muscles to recover after stretching.
Flexibility occurs in a variety of ways, including static passive stretch and dynamic stretch. Passive stretches are done after the workout and dynamic stretches are done after the workout.
To test flexibility, you can try to bend forward and touch your feet with your figures. Just because people with food elasticity can usually touch your toes doesn’t mean they are flexible.



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Ideal Body Compositions

The ideal amount of fat in your body, lean body means ideal body compositions. If the amount of adipose tissue in a man’s body is less than 15% of his total weight, then his body composition is considered ideal. If the amount of adipose tissue in a woman’s body is less than 20% of her total weight, then her body composition is considered ideal.


Fundamental of fitness

  • Specificity  – The first fundamentals, There are specific types of exercise that improve every aspect of fitness.  No single action or type of exercise can improve all aspects of fitness.  For example, stretching only increases flexibility and does not improve any other aspect of fitness.  Cardiovascular exercise does not increase musculoskeletal strength, and strength training does not increase cardiovascular endurance.
  • Progressions – In addition to the risk of injury, a steady increase in workload in proportion to the benefits received leads to an improvement in the general level of fitness.
  • Overload –  When the body is stressed or overloaded more than the stress it has to deal with in daily life, the efficiency of the muscles involved in that work increases.
  • Intensity – Cardiovascular intensity can be measured in terms of maximum heart rate MHR (maximum rate of heart rate).
  • Duration –  Time spent doing an exercise type.  For the aerobic type of exercise, this is the period when the heart rate rises as expected.


How can improve the five components of fitness

Cardiovascular Endurance
Exercising for a long time without stopping the type of low-intensity exercise improves this component of fitness like walking, jogging, swimming, skipping, cycling, stepper, etc.
Muscular Endurance
Recommends cross-training to increase muscular endurance throughout the body.  Here the types of cardio exercises are changing to include the upper body and the lower body in equal proportions.
For example, doing different types of exercise every day while doing cardio type exercise 3 days a week increases muscular endurance in every part of the body.
Musculoskeletal Strength
To gain functional strength, you need to include unsupported compounds and power movements with free weights in your weight training.
Stretching improves this aspect of fitness.
The posture should be held for at least 10-15 seconds while feeling a slight discomfort while doing stretches and the goal should be to increase the range every time.
Ideal Body Compositions
This component of fitness can be achieved by modifying the four other components of fitness with specific types of exercises for those components as well as adding a diet based on the principles of sports nutrition. In short, the ideal body composition can be maintained by adding the right diet to the exercise.
So today we look at what is fitness, the components, fundamentals of fitness, and how it can be improved. It is important to care for your body. Your body is based on these five principles of fitness. It is equally important to work on these components. hope you enjoy this article. So please like, share and want to learn more health and physical tips, then click subscribe.
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