Planning a Physical Activity

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Assignment Questions
Part I: Beginning the Activity
1. Choose an activity such as walking, running, aerobics, soccer, basketball, or rollerblading. What exercise activity will you participate in? Kickboxing

2. Why is the warm-up phase of your training program important? Because, fighting is a forever contact sport and the human being is not made to fight that kind of length regularly so proper stretching and warm- ups is good because if your tight you won’t perform as good as you would if you were loose.

3. Why is the cool-down phase of your training program important? Because the muscles will still be active and ready to go more rounds so just stopping out of the blue will cause a little trouble and that’s basically with anything that gets started you can’t just stop in the middle of something without finishing or relaxing the muscles.

4. Identify areas of your body in which you have experienced muscle soreness due to vigorous activity My arms, and thighs big time because me being my size and weight I never got hit just to evasive, so with me working trying to land and escape incoming fire it often tires me out more than the workout.

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Part II: Design a Warm-up for Your Personal Needs
For each of the following, describe what you will do to prepare your body for the activity that you selected in Part 1, #1. 1. Aerobic exercise
Usually pushups, very intense stretching, light sparring

2. Stretching (stretch all the major muscle groups used) Usually hit the bags on this one and grapple a little.

3. Sport-specific exercise
Heavy sparring
Part III: Design a Cool-down for Your Personal Needs
For each of the following, describe what you will do for your cool-down for the activity that you have selected. 1. Aerobic activity
Light sparring and grappling

2. Stretching
A little intense grappling

3. Recovery
Light stretching

Part IV: Practice What You Designed
1. Practice the warm-up you have...
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