Physical Fitness

Physical health is more than just exercising. If you can achieve physical fitness and maintain it, you’ll benefit in many ways.

Physical fitness refers to your body’s ability to move efficiently so that you can perform your daily activities. When we say efficiently, it means that you can do the activities using the least amount of effort.

You are physically fit if you can do your daily chores or activities and still have enough energy for leisure and other hobbies during the day. You are also physically fit if you can respond to emergencies quickly, like running or moving fast to prevent or stop an injury.

Therefore, physical fitness is about movement, not just about exercise. It’s not about how many reps you can do or how many minutes you spend working out. It’s about being able to move freely and unrestrained and enjoying moving without pain. Continue reading

Do you consider yourself physically healthy, where you can climb a flight of stairs and feel good when you get to the top? Or are you grasping the handrail totally out of breath? Regardless of which scenario fits you, it’s important to be physically healthy even if you are not physically fit like a star athlete.

Perhaps you hate hearing about the need for doing physical activities and fitness routines because it doesn’t interest you. Or perhaps you feel you don’t have the time or energy for regular exercise anyway.

However, if you’re feeling low in energy, you get sick quite frequently, and you just can’t perform your daily activities efficiently, you’ll have to think twice about your physical fitness. If you are physically fit, you can enjoy several benefits in various aspects of your life – physically, emotionally, and mentally. Continue reading