Monday, June 21, 2021

The 10 Components of Fitness: 5 ) Ideal Body Composition

The 10 Components of Fitness: 5 ) Ideal Body Composition
5 ) Ideal Body Composition: Maintaining an ideal ratio of adipose tissue(body fat) to lean body mass.A male is said to have an ideal body composition when no more that 15% of his bodyweight is made up of body fat. A female is said to have an ideal body composition if no more than 20% of her bodyweight is made up of body fat.


Ideal body composition: An increase in lean muscle mass increases the strength of the musculoskeletal system whereas an increase in body fat increases risk of cardiovascular diseases. When the ideal body composition is lost, all aspects of performance are affected. Excess fat serves as additional luggage for the body to carry and serves as a limiting factor to all other components.Even flexibility is affected by excess body fat as it limits the range of motion of muscles.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Introduction : The 10 Components of Fitness
๐Ÿ‘‰ 1 ) Cardiovascular Endurance
๐Ÿ‘‰ 2 ) Muscular Endurance
๐Ÿ‘‰ 3 ) Musculoskeletal Strength
๐Ÿ‘‰ 4 ) Flexibility
๐Ÿ‘‰ 5 ) Ideal Body Composition
๐Ÿ‘‰ 6 ) Power
๐Ÿ‘‰ 7 ) Speed
๐Ÿ‘‰ 8 ) Coordination
๐Ÿ‘‰ 9 ) Agility
๐Ÿ‘‰ 10 ) Balance
๐Ÿ‘‰ Developing the components of fitness



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