Helpful guidelines

How do you complete the Personal fitness merit badge?

How do you complete the Personal fitness merit badge?

Do the following:

  1. Complete the aerobic fitness, flexibility, and muscular strength tests, as described in the Personal Fitness merit badge pamphlet. Record your results and identify those areas where you feel you need to improve.
  2. Keep track of what you eat and drink for three days.

How long does it take to complete the Personal fitness merit badge?

12 weeks
AS Regardless of your current level of personal fitness, in the 12 weeks it will take you to complete the athletic requirements for this merit badge, you will be in better shape, feel better about yourself, have more energy, and gain self-confidence in your overall abilities.

How do you maintain a healthy weight for the Personal fitness merit badge?

Here are 4 keys to keep in mind:

  1. Body: Stay at your recommended weight and exercise often.
  2. Diet: Regularly eat a balanced and nutritious diet.
  3. Habits: Avoid drugs, tobacco or alcohol.
  4. Mental Health: Get enough sleep and keep your stress levels low.

Is personal fitness Eagle required?

A total of 21 merit badges (10 more than required for the Life rank) must be earned for the Eagle Scout rank, including these 13 merit badges: (a) First Aid, (b) Citizenship in the Community, (c) Citizenship in the Nation, (d) Citizenship in the World, (e) Communication, (f) Cooking, (g) Personal Fitness, (h) Emergency …

What are the fitness tests for Personal fitness merit badge?

As part of the Personal Fitness Merit Badge, scouts are required to complete tests of aerobic fitness, flexibility, muscular strength, and body composition, as described in the Personal Fitness merit badge pamphlet. The results need to be recorded and the areas that need improvement identified.

How is good nutrition related to personal fitness?

Good nutrition, physical activity, and a healthy body weight are essential parts of a person’s overall health and well-being. Together, these can help decrease a person’s risk of developing serious health conditions, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and cancer.

When was the Personal fitness merit badge updated?

No one may add or subtract from the official requirements found in Scouts BSA Requirements (Pub. 33216 – SKU 653801). The requirements were last issued or revised in 2020 • This workbook was updated in June 2020.