Exercise Essay Examples

Sport for All

Introduction The term “Sport for all” has been presented since 1966 and established by the Council of Europe. The sport for all concept includes all form of recreational and competitive physical activity. As we can say that this concept has been spread to public for 46 years until this years 2012. Sport for all concept… View Article

High school

Sports influence life of peoples and nations , and play an important role and essential part for people on daily basis by creating an atmosphere full cooperation and affiliation, and strengthen the social ties for being an integral part of the public education process. Studies show that regular physical activity with healthy eating habits, is… View Article

History of Sport

In my paper I will be discussing the early form of calisthenics and how the men and women who implemented exercise and fitness into our everyday life. Although there were many disagreements among the early supporters the first sightings of controlled calisthenics are from physical education classes and in schools. Many fought over what was… View Article

Stop Making Excuses: You Don’t Believe Them Anyway

Everybody knows that beginning an exercise program can be difficult and nobody needs to tell you that it’s good for you, but that doesn’t make it any easier to start doing it. Most of us understand that we should do it, but we can’t quite figure out how to do it. We argue that we… View Article

Exercise Principles: Periodization, Specificity, and Training for Muscle Groups

One of the most important exercise principles is periodization. Basically, periodization is a process of constantly changing a training program in order to ensure the most advantageous benefits in physical performance (Fitrex, 2003). It involves progressive varying of the different aspects of a training program during a specific time frame (Frankel and Kravitz, 2003). In… View Article

Exercise Physiology: Overload Principle

Human beings are made up of a co-dependent group of specific cells. It was believed that “each cell in our body is psychological” (Seiler, 2005). This might seem extreme, but in a sense it is true. Each cell is in various structures or in extra susceptible to particular types of pressure, and able to start… View Article

How Exercise Contributes to Fat Loss

Probably one of the most common concerns of most people in the world today is being overweight. Generally, being obese or overweight is caused by consuming foods that are high in fat and carbohydrates. Fortunately, however, fat can be lessened simply through exercising. Basically, body fat is accumulated if a person fails to burn calories… View Article


Exercise entails an act of intentional and active body movements, force exertion on attempt to keep fit, body shape and ensuring general medical healthiness. Socially, it simply prepares an athlete for readiness towards goal accomplishment of being the best in a competition. Medical researches however, recommend a minimum of 15 minutes exercise per day to… View Article

Physiology of Exercise

The deluge of exercise and health books in book shops and health foods in groceries is a clear indicator that people are serious about their wellbeing.  People are shelling out money to buy food that contains antioxidants, monounsaturated fats and plant compounds, swapping their sugar-enriched cereal for whole grains, all in the hope to slash… View Article

Red Cross Fun Run

Running is arguably the popular sport these days. Every day we see people jogging and exercising in the streets. We sometimes see people jogging in the ovals of the Cebu City Sports Complex. But what’s truly amazing about this sport isn’t about the training or the fun, but through the promotion of good health. Last… View Article

Definition of Sport

Sport is part of a broad range of activities encompassed by the term leisure and undertaken in what we would describe as our leisure time. Defining leisure is a difficult thing to do since it depends to an extent on the perceptions of the individual participants. The same activity can be leisure to one person… View Article

Weight and Circuit Training Summary

Weight and circuit training and types of S&C. Resistance training is a training method that uses a resistance to the force of muscular contraction (concentric i. e. shortening, eccentric i. e. stretching and isometric i. e. no change in length). Stretch shortening cycle- when a muscle is stretched before its contracted is produces a more… View Article

Getting into Shape

Fitness is the quality or state of being fit. (Merriam-Webster, 2011) On September 26th, 2011 I took a physical fitness test. The fitness test measured four areas of my wellbeing, cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility, and body composition. After taking the test I was really interested in how I scored related to the standard set by… View Article

Cardio-Vascular Exercise and Weight Training

For a person to get the most out of a workout, People need to condition the body as well as strengthen. Two types of exercise that fit into any exercise routine for losing weight, and maintaining muscle mass, are cardio and resistance. Cardio-vascular training, in the past, was seen as a good way to stop… View Article

Sports Exercise Science Paper

AussieFit offers two inexpensive membership options starting at basic Fit which is $4.95 a week. Includes Full-club access includes strength, cardio and free weights. Each is designed to fit your schedule and budget. BasicFit plus Includes all “BasicFit privileges” “PLUS Aussie-style world-class Group Fitness” including: BodyPump, Cycling, Zumba, and more! From $6.89 a week and… View Article