Presentation on theme: "The Key to Being Healthy"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Key to Being Healthy For 4th grade studentsBy Magan Kustera
2 When you move your muscles it Physical ActivityWhen you move your muscles itgets your heart pumping faster
3 You don’t always haveto exercise to bephysically activeYou can play tag ormake up differentgames to play
4 Why should you do physical activity and exercise? Your muscles and bones get strongerYou will not get sick as easilyYou will also not get as tired as fast because your heart and muscles will be strongerIT IS FUN!
5 Fun ways to get physically active Get outside, jump rope, play catch outside with a friend, jump on a trampoline
6 More ways to get active Go for family walks or with friends Join a sports team
7 Other physical activities you can do KarateDanceBike ridingBasketballScooterSkatingall of these areFUN!Go out and try one or two
8 How long should you exercise for? At least 45 minutes a day = Being Healthy!Any type of movement counts, just get outside and get active
9 While you are watching TV do some exercises in font of the TV for example – CrunchesRunning in placeJumping jacksLungesSquatsStretchesYou will get to watch the show you want to watch but also get physical activity into your day.
10 5 Components of Fitness 35 lbs. Being healthy involves these 5 components of fitness- muscular endurance- muscular strength- flexibility- cardiovascular fitness- BMI (body mass index)35 lbs.
11 Muscular EnduranceHow long can you hold a particular position like the one below
12 Muscular StrengthAssesses your ability to lift weight
14 Cardiovascular Fitness Assesses how hard the heart and lungs are working while doing physical activity
15 BMI (Body Mass Index)The component that takes into account your height and weight to see if you are at a healthy weightTo see if you are at a healthy weight click the link below, scroll down you will see a picture of a BMI calculatorbelow that it says “click here to launch the BMI calculator” make sure to click thatThen put all your information in the chart
16 To find more about the 5 components of fitness click the link below There are tests to complete the 5 components and norms to see how well you have done among the rest of the population in certain tests of fitness
18 Why is eating healthy important? Your body needs healthy foods to help it growIt helps you get strong muscles and bones.It can stop you from getting diseases and illnessesYou should have 2 servings of fruit and 3 servings of vegetables a day
19 What should you not eat?Make sure to stay away from fast food, ask your parents to make you fresh foods at home instead.Try to only eat candy on special occasions, too much is not good for your body.
20 Water We NEED it! Make sure to drink at least 8 cups of water a day Without water we can not surviveWe NEED it!
21 SleepSleep is very important to give our bodies rest from the exercise and daily life that we go through.You should get at least 8 to 9 hours of sleep a night to make sure we have enough energy for the next day.