Intensity in the FITT model relates to the amount of exertion that should be invested in a workout. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the FITT model reflects what should be in a fitness plan. For a moderat... More »

The FITT principle is a set of rules that dictates the frequency, intensity, type and time of exercise, while the Sport principle applies to the specificity, progression, overload, reversibility and tedium. The principle... More »

Anaerobic training is a form of exercise that increases the intensity of a workout to above the lactate threshold and forces the muscles to get their energy anaerobically. Competitor describes sprints, plyometrics and we... More » Health Fitness & Exercise

The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons recommends doing cool down exercises similar to the intense workout but at a decreased intensity. For example, if the workout involved walking at a quick pace, the cool down is... More » Health Fitness & Exercise

According to the Mayo Clinic, there are two classes of headaches caused by exertion: primary and secondary. Primary exercise headaches are usually harmless and, as of 2014, there is no known cause. However, secondary exe... More » Health Fitness & Exercise

Cardiovascular stamina is the ability of the body to endure a continued exertion while drawing energy from the aerobic system that supplies energy to the body, according to HealthGuidance. Cardiovascular stamina is espec... More » Health Fitness & Exercise

According to Medical News Today, the Department of Health and Human Services defines physical fitness as "a set of attributes people have or achieve that relates to the ability to perform physical activity." The five mai... More »