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LDL

bad cholesterol

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Wellness

the maintenance of a moderate to high physical, emotional, social and mental health

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hypertension

high blood pressure

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sedentary lifestyle

an inactive lifestyle

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heart attack

the blockage of blood vessels feeding the heart, causing the death of blood tissue

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atherosclerosis

disease that cause plaque to build up arteries and blood flow

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risk factor

a condition that increases the likelihood that people will develop chronic disease

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personal fitness

a way of life that includes living an active lifestyle with better levels of fitness and practising good health habits throughout life

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osteoporosis

a condition where bones are porous and brittle

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stress

physical and psychological responses that challenge you adapt to stressors

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stroke

blockage of blood flow to the brain

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cholesterol

blood fat

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obesity

excessive body fat

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HDL

good cholesterol

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fitt

frequency, intensity, time, type

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concentric

the shortening of a muscle

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eccentric

the lengthening of a muscle

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most obese state

louisiana

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two health epidemics facing our nation

cancer and heart disease

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overload principle

principle that says to improve your level of physical fitness, you must increase the amount of exercise you normally do

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connects to bone

ligament

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connects to muscle

tendon

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altitude where oxygen loss begins

7000 feet

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cool down helps prevent what

blood pooling

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exercises for cool down

walking, jogging, standing still and moving feet up and down

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hypothermia

body temp below normal

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hypermedia

body temp above normal

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plateau effect

force of nature that lessons the effectiveness of a once effective measure over time

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dynamic stretching

stretching and moving

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ballistic stretching

exercise that involves quick up and down boobing movements held briefly