5 Components of Fitness

What does it mean to be physically fit? 
What are the five components that go into being fit? 
How can you be fit in everyday life?

You will complete three tasks.
1. Research the five component of fitness
         -Cardiovascular Endurance
         - Muscular Strength
         - Muscular Endurance
         - Flexibility
         - Body Composition 
2. Make a 3 fold brochure for someone who doesn't know about being fit. (This will also be your unit project)
3. Present your brochure to the class

1. Research the five component of fitness using the links provided. 
         -Cardiovascular Endurance
         - Muscular Strength
         - Muscular Endurance
         - Flexibility
         - Body Composition 
 

http://www.myteacherpages.com/webpages/machramovitch/five.cfm 

http://www.angelfire.com/extreme4/fitnessprinciples/comphealth.html

http://www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/fitness/body-building/the-5-components-of-physical-fitness.html#b

http://www.abetterbodytraining.com/key_components_to_physical_fitness.html

 
2. Make a 3 fold brochure for someone who doesn't know about being fit.
brochure must include:
   -Three pictures that relate with the components
   -The name and definition of each component
   -The importance of each component
   -How to improve your fitness within each component
  
   
3. Present your brochure to the class 
       -Presentation will include showing the brochure to the entire class and choosing one component to share about. 

CONGRATULATIONS!! 

YOU ARE NOW COMPLETE! 
Now you know how to live a healthy, fit life! 
What did you learn about fitness?
What will you change in your daily routine to hit all five components?

This project was originally made for middle school P.E. but has been adapted for use in 5th grade at Reeder Elementary.