KS2 Fitness Unit 2 Session 2

Learning Intentions

  1. Build on last week’s score for fitness progression
  2. Use the words ‘work’ and ‘rest’ to explain interval training
  3. Describe why rest is important after exercising

Success Criteria

  1. Recall my score from last week and say how to improve next week
  2. I can use the words ‘work’ and ‘rest’ in a sentence to describe today’s exercise
  3. I can describe ways in which rest is important after exercise

National Curriculum Links

Developing a healthy active lifestyle

Starter Activity

Complete Fit Bits 008 video

Fitness Progression Activity

  • Each week before the main part of the lesson you will give the pupils 30, 45 or 60 seconds (depending on the age of pupils) to complete a max effort number of Burpees.
  • After their first session, record the pupils score to look for improvement over the 6 weeks.  Do not expect to see improvement every session but it should be more than possible to improve by 2/3 reps over the 6 weeks.  This will be a combination of increased fitness and understanding how hard they can push themselves.
  • You may wish to pair pupils up to count each other reps.

Interval Training

Complete the following interval training with 30 seconds of activity and 20 seconds of rest.

  1. Floor Thrusters (either version or mixture)
  2. Plank object move
  3. Upright row with hoop (or similar)
  4. Back Support

Repeat in order, 4 times, 30 seconds activity 20 seconds rest.

Easier: Plank hold

Cool Down

Musical Statues – Choose some suitable music (see some of the dance overviews for music or your own).  In their area children should dance freely then FREEZE when the music stops.

Each time the music restarts change the dynamic of the dance, examples;

  • Heavily
  • Lightly
  • Bouncey
  • Sharply
  • Sluggish

and any other ideas you or the children have!

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Teaching Points

Interval training is a type of training that involves periods of high-intensity exercise interspersed with rest periods. The high-intensity periods are typically at or close to anaerobic exercise, while the recovery periods involve activity of lower intensity.

Resting after exercise is as important as exercising itself.  When we exercise it puts a strain on our muscle, bones and nerves.  When we rest we rebuild these parts of our body and become even stronger and fitter.  Resting means, sleep, taking time out from exercise especially when it is high intensity such as in these fitness lessons.

When we do too much exercise without rest we can risk an injury such as pulled muscles or aches and pains.

Key Questions

  1. What is the name of the type of training where you work for a set time and rest?
  2. Can you explain why rest helps us become stronger and fitter?
  3. What can happen if we do too much high-intensity exercise without resting?

KS2 Fitness Unit 2 Session 2

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Learning Intentions

  1. Build on last week’s score for fitness progression
  2. Use the words ‘work’ and ‘rest’ to explain interval training
  3. Describe why rest is important after exercising
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Success Criteria

  1. Recall my score from last week and say how to improve next week
  2. I can use the words ‘work’ and ‘rest’ in a sentence to describe today’s exercise
  3. I can describe ways in which rest is important after exercise
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National Curriculum Links

Developing a healthy active lifestyle

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Videos

KS2 Fitness Unit 2 Session 2

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Starter Activity

Complete Fit Bits 008 video

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Fitness Progression Activity

  • Each week before the main part of the lesson you will give the pupils 30, 45 or 60 seconds (depending on the age of pupils) to complete a max effort number of Burpees.
  • After their first session, record the pupils score to look for improvement over the 6 weeks.  Do not expect to see improvement every session but it should be more than possible to improve by 2/3 reps over the 6 weeks.  This will be a combination of increased fitness and understanding how hard they can push themselves.
  • You may wish to pair pupils up to count each other reps.
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Interval Training

Complete the following interval training with 30 seconds of activity and 20 seconds of rest.

  1. Floor Thrusters (either version or mixture)
  2. Plank object move
  3. Upright row with hoop (or similar)
  4. Back Support

Repeat in order, 4 times, 30 seconds activity 20 seconds rest.

Easier: Plank hold

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Cool Down

Musical Statues – Choose some suitable music (see some of the dance overviews for music or your own).  In their area children should dance freely then FREEZE when the music stops.

Each time the music restarts change the dynamic of the dance, examples;

  • Heavily
  • Lightly
  • Bouncey
  • Sharply
  • Sluggish

and any other ideas you or the children have!

User Information

School Name:
Postcode:

Teaching Points

Interval training is a type of training that involves periods of high-intensity exercise interspersed with rest periods. The high-intensity periods are typically at or close to anaerobic exercise, while the recovery periods involve activity of lower intensity.

Resting after exercise is as important as exercising itself.  When we exercise it puts a strain on our muscle, bones and nerves.  When we rest we rebuild these parts of our body and become even stronger and fitter.  Resting means, sleep, taking time out from exercise especially when it is high intensity such as in these fitness lessons.

When we do too much exercise without rest we can risk an injury such as pulled muscles or aches and pains.


Key Questions

  1. What is the name of the type of training where you work for a set time and rest?
  2. Can you explain why rest helps us become stronger and fitter?
  3. What can happen if we do too much high-intensity exercise without resting?