The Cardiovascular System The Cardiovascular System • Made up of the heart and blood vessels • Blood vessels carry the blood away and to the heart www.cardotcom.com healthresearchdirect.com The Heart Heart beats 100,00 times a day Pumps 2000 gallons of blood every day www.shutterstock.com The Heart Cardiovascular Fitness Heart and Lungs Lungs m www.healthtap.co Heart medicalnoises.com Muscle www.popsugar.com Oxygen is taken into the lungs, enters the bloodstream and is pumped by the heart to the muscles so that you can exercise www.pmc.org When you take part in cardiovascular/aerobic exercise such as cycling, you heart has to pump more oxygen to your muscles. The more you exercise, the stronger your heart will become Keeping fit helps keeps your heart healthy and strong and reduces your risk of heart disease Miss Artery Carries blood away from your heart Mr. Vein Carries blood back to your heart Healthy Heart lakeaustin.com Q. List the ways you can keep your heart healthy? Q. When you exercise, what happens your heart? Q. When you swim, run or dance what type of fitness are you improving?