Fitness: My Muscles

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girl holding track shoesFitness is fun! It’s a great way to experience health and wellness. Enjoying fitness is the key to keeping exercise a part of your life. Fun Fitness will teach you all about the right way to exercise. There are lots of benefits to being a fit person. You will be healthier, less stressed and more relaxed. You’ll have more energy too!

Exercise Safety

It’s important to follow your health care provider’s advice about fitness. The exercises featured here are for teens that are in good health and have no physical restrictions. Be sure to listen to your body. Exercise should feel like you are working out, but not like you are injuring your body. If a particular exercise or stretch hurts, STOP immediately. You may be performing the task incorrectly, working beyond your limits or injuring your body. If you feel dizzy, have trouble breathing, or experience any pain while you are exercising, STOP.

Your body needs energy (food and fluids) to perform at it’s best. Our sports nutrition guide will help you understand what you should eat and drink before, during and after exercising so that you will feel good and have a safe workout.

Remember, before doing this or any exercise program, be sure to consult with your own health care provider.

My Muscles

Understanding the names and locations of your muscles is important when you’re exercising. If you know the specific muscles you’re using, it is easier to focus on each aspect of your workout. This helps you to be more efficient and to prevent injuries.

How to use My Muscles:

  • Learn the names of your muscles and where they’re located by looking at the pictures of Katy, our “My Muscles” trainer.
  • Look at all 3 views: front, back, and side.

front view of muscles
muscles back view
muscles side view