What is fitness?
Today, many of us misunderstand the meaning of fitness in many different ways. For many it means only to look good, for other it means only to feel good. Fitness is really key to be able to perform physical activity, have energy, and have strength to be healthy as possible. These keys will be achieved by training not only for muscular strength but also training for Cardio-respiratory endurance, Muscular endurance, Body composition, Flexibility, diet and finally recovery.
How do I know if I am fit?
Simply you can answer this question by answer these questions.
Do I exercise? How many days? For how long?
Do I have a good Nutrition?
Do I get enough rest?
Why should I be Fit?
For many different reasons, such great body shape, not easily getting sick, and most importantly live longer. For example,
Engaging in physical activity will help to burns unwanted calories and gives you body the shape you want.
Regular exercise helps to build bones and muscle, control your blood pressure, control your cholesterol levels, reducing your risk of heart disease, and many cancers such as breast cancers
Increases Life Span
According to the Washington Post people who are fit have lower risk of dying early, and add 4 years to your life.
Rob Stein, A Daily Workout Could Add 4 Years to Life, Study Says, http://www.washingtonpost.com, November 15, 2005