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VO2 Max

VO2 Max | Health and Physical Education | Scoop.it
Fitness can be measured by the volume of oxygen you can consume while exercising at your maximum capacity.
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At the Olympics and during Marathons/endurance events, Ethiopians/Kenyans are very strong athletes due to the high altitude of their country, where they train. After exceeding 1600m above sea level, how much does your VO2 Max decrease by, for every 1000m you progress? 

How does taining at altitude increase your VO2 Max?

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The Five Food Groups | Eat For Health

The Five Food Groups | Eat For Health | Health and Physical Education | Scoop.it
Guideline 2 recommends we enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods from the five groups every day
The key to eating well is to enjoy a variety of nutritious foods from each of the Five Food Groups.
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The purpose of this site is to provide you with a clear understanding of the 5 food groups and help you understand effective ways to incorporate healthy eating in your weekly diet.

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