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There are many different training methods that you can use to improve your cardiovascular endurance.

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Part 1 Question 1 There are many different training methods that you can use to improve your cardiovascular endurance. Continuous Training There are 2 types of continuous training: long, slow, distance training and high-intensity continuous training. Long slow distance training, is when you do any cardiovascular activities (running, rowing, aerobics etc.) You must work at the same pace for between 30 minutes to 2 hours. You must work between 60-80% if your maximum heart-rate. Doing this training, will improve your stamina (aerobic capacity) and help improve you in playing sports such as: tennis and cross country. It will also help you improve your health-related fitness and it will reduce the amount of body fat. This will also help you keep you fit during the holidays. ...read more.

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which shows how hard you have to train. To calculate your MHR: (Boys) 220-Age=MHR (Girls) 226-Age=MHR So my MHR would be: 220-14=206 To calculate your RHR: * When you get up in the morning, you take the pulse on your wrist (radial pulse) or the pulse on your neck (carotid pulse) * Count the number of beats per minute (BPM) * Do it at an average of 3 times for a more accurate result My RHR is 70+72+81+75 ___________ 4 =298 ____ 4 =74.2 BPM So the Karvonen Formula is: MHR - RHR x Intensity Level + RHR = THR So my minimum training heart rate is: 220 - 14 (Age) = 206 206 - 74.2 (RHR) = 131.8 131.8 x 0.6 (minimum intensity) ...read more.

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Question 4 There are many benefits of physical exercise. General Health: * Improves your overall health * Makes you feel good * Enhances your appearance * Improves your skin tone Weight Management * Helps you loose weight and prevents weight gain * Elevates your metabolism rate (you can burn more calories per day) * Lowers incidents of obesity Cardiovascular Health * Strengthens your heart and lowers your heart rate * Reduces the risk of heart diseases * Decreases your blood pressure * Lessens the risk of stroke Pain Management * Helps bolster pain * Reduces backaches * Makes pregnancy and child birth easier Aging and Longevity * Slows the aging process * Adds active years to your life * Reduces risks of fractures and osteoporosis * Helps you maintain an independent lifestyle BIBLIGROPHY Waehner,, Paige. "Karvonen Formula." About Adult. 7 Sept. 2007 <http://exercise.about.com/cs/fitnesstools/g/karvonen.htm>. Work sheets handed out in class ...read more.

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