Whether you’re already physically active or just starting to think about incorporating more physical activity into your life, this module shares strategies for people of all fitness levels.
9.1 The Benefits of Physical Activity: This module focuses on the benefits of cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and stretching. It explores the concepts of physical activity, exercise, and sedentary behavior and incorporates strategies for increasing activity.
9.2 Decreasing Sedentary Behaviors: Sedentary behavior or inactivity might not seem like an overtly harmful behavior, but is actually associated with numerous health risks. Incorporating physical activity into your life, even in small ways can have positive health outcomes for all people. In this module we’ll provide strategies to decrease sedentary behaviors in your day-to-day life.
9.3 Incorporating More Physical Activity into Your Day: What strategies help increase physical activity? What else needs to be considered to creating a physical activity routine? In this module, we’ll address the importance of decreasing sedentary behaviors, strategies to create a physical activity routine, myths about getting started, and how to put your goals at the center of your routine.
9.4 Improving Fitness: Those who are already physically active might approach it differently. Setting goals around improving skills or fitness can help keep a person motivated to maintain a consistent exercise routine.
9.5 Safe Physical Activity: Practicing basic safety measures while engaging in physical activity and exercise will aid in helping you meet your fitness goals, in addition to reducing your risk of injury.