Physical Fitness: Need Of The Time

11 December 2016 / By SPM Hospital

Physical Fitness: Need Of The Time

Physical fitness is as important as the man himself. By physical fitness, we mean fitness in terms of health and skill based performance. A person can be said to be physically fit if he has the ability to perform physical activities which require strength, flexibility or endurance. In this fast pacing life, everyone has a very hectic schedule. A person does not get much time for himself. But if one wants to stay health and fit, he must make regular exercise a part of his life. One must schedule at least 30 minutes for physical activity. Physical fitness can be achieved through the help of exercises, correct nutrition and proper amount of rest. Children, now a days, spend more of their time on computer games, video games or television which results in nothing except weakening their eyes at very small age, and this may create many physical problems to them. A person that does not get enough of physical activity or exercise will quickly put on weight and become fat very soon. Thus, results in joining weight loss program later on. Exercise helps in a very healthy way to make a person stay healthy and happy and live longer. It also helps in reducing or preventing the chances of various kinds of diseases. It is not necessary that a person must stick to some fixed exercises. One can include practices like dancing, swimming, walking, gardening, playing, cycling etc. Fitness exercise are of many kinds. One can include fitness sports too such as playing cricket, football etc. Exercises can be made a part of one’s life by making them fun for him. A person stays encouraged and motivated through this. Children can play with their friends in the lawn, park. Teenagers, adolescents, youths, adults, older people must get involved in the various kinds of physical exercises to stay healthy and fit. Physical fitness exercises are very important and essential for them as they usually keep busy with their work. Youth physical fitness is as important as children physical fitness or kids fitness. Daily physical activity helps in staying active and fresh throughout the day. Being physically active is very necessary, a physically inactive person becomes lazy and start getting tired soon, thus he is more prone to various illnesses and diseases. Exercise also helps to increase strength, improves cardiovascular capacity, stamina, speed, flexibility and endurance. It helps in the reducing the excess fat from the body, improves the cholesterol level and also improves the blood circulation. It also helps in keeping all the body organs fit and functioning. Exercise also helps in maintaining balance and coordination. Exercise helps in having a better sleep.