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Fitness: Personal Life and Healthy Active Lifestyle

By vinluanalyssamae May 28, 2013 1121 Words
Fitness Goal Setting
1. What does it mean to live a healthy active lifestyle?
Healthy living means making choices to improve your health and minimize controllable illnesses and diseases. Active living is doing physical activities in order to improve your fitness level. The two go together. Choosing a healthy active lifestyle will enhance all aspects of what we generally call "health" or "wellness. “There are four dimensions to healthy active living, and they are all closely interconnected. Moreover, each of them is under your own control. You can consider yourself to have a healthy lifestyle if you have good physical, mental, social, and spiritual health. Good physical health is a result of all your body's important functions working well together. A person in good physical health can more easily to fight off disease, recover from illness, and perform daily routines without feeling tired. Good mental health is a result of positive feelings about you and about others. Your mental health can influence your decisions. A person in good mental health can more easily to deal with stress, cope with change and maintain a positive outlook on life. Good social health is a result of your interactions with others and of coping well with social situations. Social health can be built through friendships, participation in community groups, and volunteer work. A person in good social health can more easily to feel close and connected to other people, understand his or her own self-worth and cope with life's ups and downs. Good spiritual health gives peace of mind. Spirituality can be gained and expressed in the way you play a musical instrument, dance, work with art materials, or through religion. It can also be apparent through reaching out to help others in ways that restore their dignity and self-worth. Good spiritual health can give your life a purpose to provide you with stress relief and help you develop support systems. Focusing on each of these dimensions, and continually striving to improve in each area, is one of the keys to a long and happy life.

2. What is BMI?What is your BMI ?
Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person's weight and height. BMI is a fairly reliable indicator of body fatness for most people. BMI does not measure body fat directly, but research has shown that BMI correlates to direct measures of body fat, such as underwater weighing and dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA).1, 2 BMI can be considered an alternative for direct measures of body fat. Additionally, BMI is an inexpensive and easy-to-perform method of screening for weight categories that may lead to health problems.

Calculating BMI

3. What is long-term fitness goal that you aspire to?
4. What are different ways to live a healthy active lifestyle ? Nutrition
1. Why should Nutrition be important for teenager?
2. What are 4 food groups and why they are important?
3. Create 3-days meal plan that incorporate all the food groups and contributes to a healthy active lifestyle. Your meal plan should include specific serving size. | B/L/D/S| Serving size| |

DAY 1| | | |
DAY 2| | | |
DAY 3| | | |

1. What are the 10 component that you want in a healthy relationship? 10 Component of Healthy Relationship
* Feel happy and relaxed
* Spend time together and time apart
* Demonstrate trust
* Are confident
* Have positive self-esteem
* Act with mutual respect
* Feel appreciated
* Communicate openly and honesty
* Attempt to understand one another
* Listen to each other
2. What is Abstinence? Why is Abstinence the best method to protect your sexual health? Abstinence from sexual activity means refraining from any form of sexual activity that could result in pregnancy or the all form of intercourse. Abstinence is the best method to protect sexual health 3. What are the 2 common STI’s? Indicate how they are transmitted, sign and symptoms, treatment and prevention. Name of STI’s| Transmitted| Sign and Symptoms | Treatment and Prevention| HPV(Human Papilloma Virus)| * Unprotected sex * Direct contact with sores/kissing * Mother to infant before birth| * Stage 1= small red bumps, liquid in genital area (chancres) * Stage 2= rash, flu-like symptoms, hair loss, genital growth| * Antibiotics, but only if it is caught easy * If not treated early, medication cannot repair damage already done| Trichomonas | * Unprotected sex or sexual contact| * Saginal discharge and odour * Pain or itching (during urinating) * Spotty bleeding frequent urination | * Antibiotics for affected person and his or her partner| 4. What are 2 common STI’s of contraceptive and indicate how it works, its effectiveness, advantages and disadvantage? Name of Contraceptive| How it work| Effectiveness| Advantages| Disadvantages| Male Condom | * Physical barrier acts to prevent direct genital contact and the exchange of genital fluids| * The condom is 98% effective when used perfectly * With typical use, it is 85% effective| * Available without a prescription * Latex condoms protect against sexually transmitted infection * May help to avoid premature ejaculation | * Must be | | | | | |

Conflict Resolution
1. What are 4 type of conflict that may affect teenagers and how can they be deal with effective? 4 type of conflict that may affect teenagers
a. Internal Conflicts
b. Interpersonal Conflicts
c. Intra-Group conflicts
d. Inter-Group Conflicts
2. What skills can help teenagers deal with conflicts? Which of those attribute do you oppose? a. Empathy
b. Patience and to Lawrence
c. Clear and direct message
d. Creative thinking
e. Critical thinking
f. Assertiveness
Body Image and self-esteem
1. What is body image? What is self-esteem?
Body image is an mental picture of your own body. Body image includes how you feel about your body, want you believe about your body, how you see yourself and how you think you look to others. Self-esteem describes how valued or worthy a person feels. People with high-self-esteem make good choices. People with low-self-esteem may feel that they are unworthy of the opportunities life has to offer. 2. What are 3 factors that influence body image?

The 3 factors that influence body image are impact of media on body image, family influence on body image, and friend’s effect on body image. 3. What is the self-point theory?
Self-Point Theory says each of us has a weight (or “self-point”) that our body “programmed” to maintain> if we drop below this self-point the theory says our body automatically reacts (possible to protect itself) and we are unable to keep weight off. 4. How would you rate your body image on a scale of 1-100 and why?

Exercise Activity
1. What type of exercise do you most enjoy and why?
2. Indicate where your exercise originated and the basic concepts of the exercise, equipment needed and space required.

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