Although she's not headed for the Olympics (yet), Amy does participate in track and field events for her junior high school team. For the past two years, Amy has specialized in the hurdles, the 100 meter dash, and the 800 meter. She also competes in team relays. This month, she shares her track and field knowledge with you.
Physical Fitness Facts
Stretching and Flexibility - Everything You Wanted to
Before you begin any physical activity, you should always warm up your muscles by stretching. This website shows you how.
Upper Body Workouts
Lower Body Workouts
Give your body a workout from head to toe. Certain physical activities exercise your upper body muscles, while others exercise your lower body. A good workout uses a combination of both.
Getting the Most From Your Miles
Once you get started, you'll need some tips for improving your workout and for staying injury-free. Everybody can always find some new ways to do things.
Fundamentals from President's Council
MedFacts Medical Library for Sports Medicine
Muscles in Action - MPEG Tutorials
Everybody needs to know the basics of how and why physical activity leads to physical fitness. These websites offer basic information about basic physical fitness.
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