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Students investigate the concept of setting and measuring a fitness goal. They conduct analysis of data to create a goal with target levels of performance. The goal must include the essential components of flexibility, muscular strength, and endurance.
Learners create a fitness goal to include one of the following: muscle building, cardiovascular development or healthful diet. They utilize a daily calendar to record progress. They utilize the Internet to research proper ways to reach their goals.
Students identify a realistic health-related fitness goal. They discuss health-related fitness terms. Pupils practice setting and attaining realistic short-term fitness goals. Students record his or her goal on the fitness log.
Middle schoolers investigate a long-term fitness goal. The goal has components of recording information to create data towards the testing of reaching it in the end of the set time period. They differentiate between the different types of goals and describe them as attainable or not.
Young scholars set fitness goals. In this physical education instructional activity, students use science and math principles to help them create personal cardiovascular fitness plans.
Let's get ready to Zumba! An avatar guides you in learning popular dance steps and leads as you earn stars by dancing along. With 17 different achievement badges, the app also allows you to set and track fitness goals, find local Zumba classes, and share progress on Facebook. 
Learners reflect on their own personal fitness. They work together to develop fitness plans for each other. They implement and monitor their progress and evaluate their plan.
Get your class into great shape by introducing them to the benefits of eating healthy snacks and engaing in regular exercise. This set of activities comes with all the worksheets and handouts needed to complete several weeks of nutrition training. Kids learn about the food pyramid, discuss healthy food, participate is exercise, and set personal fitness goals.
Students investigate their fitness levels. In this personal health lesson, students participate in the President’s Challenge for Fitness to assess their physical fitness levels and set goals for improvement. The 5 tests students complete are curl ups, sit and reach, push ups, shuttle run, and timed mile run.
Students explore, examine and develop personal fitness goals based on their current level of fitness. They utilize the TriFIT system to review their testing results in the areas of cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition.
Sixth graders investigate the food guide pyramid. They conduct Internet research, and plan a three day nutritional menu appropriate for teenagers. Students include three meals per day and a snack for each day on their menu, and describe how the menu relates to fitness and health.
Fourth graders discuss the benefits of regular exercise.  In this physical health studies lesson, 4th graders create visual demonstrations to track their progress with physical fitness related goals.  Students discuss various types of exercise, and their effects on overall physical health.  Students participate in a friendly competition with other classrooms to see which class can make the most progress with their fitness goals.
Students increase their fitness levels and determine attainable personal fitness goals. They participate in in a triatholon in which they perform three cardiovascular activities and record total miles traveled.
Whether you are looking to change your weight, monitor your eating and exercise habits, or just looking to count calories, easily gain control of your personal fitness goals (or have your health or PE class do so) with a fun and user-friendly app.
This application allows you to track calorie consumption and exercise. Food intake is also broken down by carbohydrate, fat, protein, sodium, sugar, and fiber, helping users to live strong!
Set your health and fitness goals the write way! With this journaling worksheet, your class will determine health and fitness goals specific to their individual needs, consider why and how they will work to achieve their goals, and develop specific activities that they can incorporate into their daily lives to effect positive change.
Students determine pulse rates using Team Labs heart rate monitor software and probe. They determine the effect on pulse rate of at attention, holding your breath, breathing into a bag, deep breathing, exercise, and make a line graph using Excel.
Young scholars perform fundamental movement activities for flexibility and motor skills. In this movement lesson plan, students perform physical activity for all grade levels.
Learners, in groups, search the Internet for evidence to support the idea about a relationship between physical activities, health and well being. They create a flyer or newsletter for a campaign to recruit students to the runner's club of the school.
Lesson 9 in this 10-instructional activity unit put together by Do Something, Inc. is about fitting fitness into daily activivty. First off though, the class needs to take a look at what kind, and how much, activity they do in a day, in a week, etc. Next, they analyze whether they are getting enough exercise, or whether they need to incoporate more physical activity into their daily or weekly time schedules. This is a good start, but the teacher should provide a bit more guidance in discussing how important it is to be physically fit.

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