Teach Lifelong Skills

The Fitness for Life: Middle School book helps students learn about themselves, starting from a physical perspective and continuing through nutrition and lifestyle. The book follows the IDEA formula to lay out concepts, help students internalize them, and encourage students to practice them:

The text is designed to speak to young adults in a way that realizes their current position in life and connects it to the future. For example, students learn about biomechanical principles and their effect on physical wellness, allowing them to see how their activities today shape their bodies of tomorrow.

The 208-page textbook is split into 9 chapters, spanning a total of 18 lessons focused on fitness, nutrition, and active living.


Unit I. Fitness and Activity for All

Unit II. Vigorous Aerobics, Sports, Recreation, and Muscle Fitness Exercises

Unit III. Flexibility, Body Composition, and Planning

Chapter Review