What is Fitness
Fitness goes beyond being able to run long distance or lift a lot at the gym. Fitness is more than simply questions listing which activities you do or how long you do them for. Fitness means being able to perform physical activity. It also means having the energy and strength to feel as good as possible. Getting more fit, even a little bit, can improve your health. You don’t have to be an athlete to be fit. Increasing your level of fitness helps you feel better and have more energy. When you stay active and fit, you burn more calories, even when you’re at rest. Being fit lets you do more physical activity and lets you exercise harder without as much work. It can also help you manage your weight and gain an admiring physical physic. Improving your fitness is good for your heart, lungs, bones, muscles, and joints and it lowers your risk for falls, heart attack, diabetes, high blood pressure, and some cancers. If you already have one or more of these problems, getting more fit may help you control other health problems and make you feel better. Being more fit also can help you to sleep better, handle stress better, and keep your mind sharp.