Are You Fit or Fat? Let’s Test and Find Out!
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Are You Fit or Fat? Let’s Test and Find Out!

Then Interpret Your Results and Improve
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2,027 students enrolled
Created by Jane Curth
Last updated 1/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 36 mins on-demand video
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Discover how FIT YOU ARE--especially compared to others in your age group....
Find out where your weight stands in comparison to ideal health
Interpret AND IMPROVE your results – no matter your fitness level!...
Identify your strengths and weaknesses with health, wellness and fitness
Recognize current health risks depending on your body composition
Much more!
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Requirements
  • Doctor's permission to exercise, if necessary
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Athletic shoes
  • Tape measure
  • Stopwatch (or similar smartphone app)
  • A scale
Description

Have you ever wondered how physically fit you really are?
Are you curious about how your level of fitness compares to other people like you?
Do you like to see concrete results of your efforts to get more fit?
Then this course is for YOU!

It is designed to let anyone know their level of fitness--no matter if you are a beginner or an athlete. There is always room for everyone to improve! In this course we’ll go over:

  • why you should assess your fitness
  • the tests for these 4 areas of fitness:
    • cardio
    • muscle strength and endurance
    • flexibility
    • body composition
  • interpretation of your results in all 4 areas
  • how your results compare to people like yourself
  • ideas on how to improve based on your test results
  • re-test every 8 weeks to monitor progress
  • Have a workout buddy to increase chances for success


This unique course gives you all the tools to do this and the information to succeed. We’ll even be engaged in your efforts to get better. Let us help – start your fit test TODAY!

Who is the target audience?
  • Do you sometimes feel afraid to go to the gym? Do you get apprehensive when your doctor asks you to step on the scale? Or have you been working at your fitness and want to see how to improve it? I’ve got you covered! First, I’ll give you a fitness assessment that you can take in the privacy of your own home! No embarrassing looks from others, no judgement – just you against the clock. It will give you a baseline of your current fitness level in cardio, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Once you know where you are, you can find out the best way for you to improve!
  • This course is not for you if you have: A heart condition; chest pains; dizziness; bone/joint problems; or other medical conditions As always, check with your doctor before you begin any sort of exercise or nutrition program.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 15 Lectures Collapse All 15 Lectures 49:37
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Why test your fitness?
3 Lectures 06:18

Introduction Video

Preview 01:30

Why should you take this course? How will you benefit from it? Why do I need to know how fit I am? This lecture will answer those questions.

Preview 03:13
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Cardiorespiratory Fitness Testing
2 Lectures 07:49

Cardiorespiratory fitness is the most important component of physical fitness. It keeps your heart healthy and lowers your risk of certain diseases. Find out how to test to see how fit you are, interpret your results, and improve!

Preview 07:49

Follow these directions to test and interpret your cardiorespiratory fitness results!

Activity: Test Your Cardiorespiratory Endurance
2 pages
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Muscular Strength and Endurance Fitness
2 Lectures 06:28

How is your muscular fitness? How do you compare with others of your age and gender? Let's find out and improve!

Muscular Strength and Endurance Fitness
06:28

Follow these directions to test and interpret your muscular fitness results!

Activity: Test Your Muscular Fitness
6 pages
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How Flexible Are You?
2 Lectures 02:49

Why is flexibility important? Why should I test to see how flexible I am? Let's test and then find out how to improve!

How Flexible Are You?
02:49

Follow these directions to test and interpret your flexibility results!

Activity: Test Your Flexibility
3 pages
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How Fat Are You?
2 Lectures 03:44

It's very important to test and find out how "fat" you are! The obesity rates worldwide are staggering and it's important to find out how "fat" you are! The information will help you make changes and live a healthy life!

Body Composition
03:44

Follow these directions to test and interpret your body composition!

Activity: Test Your Body Composition
2 pages
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What do I do now?
2 Lectures 04:48

"If you fail to plan, plan to fail." We're all familiar with that statement. This section will help you set goals and be successful. Don't delay! Your health is at risk! Make a plan today!

Plan, Reward, and Be Accountable!
04:48

Follow these directions to set your first SMART goal!

Activity: Set Your First Goal
1 page
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 03:41

Congratulations on taking steps toward a healthier life! Please stay in touch!

Conclusion
01:13

Here are a few questions to find out how well you can recall some of the information in this course.

How much did you learn?
3 questions

Bonus Lecture
02:28
About the Instructor
Jane Curth
3.5 Average rating
50 Reviews
5,181 Students
3 Courses
College Professor and Personal Trainer

I am a tenured college professor in Health, Wellness, and Physical Education, an ACE (American Council on Exercise) certified personal trainer, and a Lebert Fitness Master Trainer. I am currently Founder/CEO of Healthyou, an online wellness coaching program, and a member of the Medical Fitness Network. I have helped clients and students with their diet and fitness struggles for over 20 years. Helping people on their wellness journey is my passion and I have some phenomenal success stories.