The Importance of physical fitness (Get up and get active)

in fitness •  9 months ago

Involving in Physical activities everyday helps in improving the overall health of an individual, the good effects are gradually seen when an individual indulges his or herself in daily exercise. It extends far beyond weight management as research has shown that regular physical activity can help reduce your risk for several diseases and health conditions and improve your overall quality of life.


A brisk walk for half an hour and free hand exercise can keep you fit. It enhances blood circulation and improves immunity as well.

Here are some reasons why exercise is important;

  • It keeps you physically fit and able
    Without daily physical activities, your body gradually looses it's strength, stamina and ability to function properly. Exercise increases your muscle strength which in turn increases your ability to do other physical activities. It is very easy to understand, if you are good at jugging at least once in a week, you will notice that doing it is no longer a challenge to you "Practice they say makes one perfect".


  • It helps in weight reduction
    Though there are so many food that can help you loose some weight but one of the most effective way is exercise, working out daily is one of the natural ways for weight loss. You can burn extra calories, which is definitely healthy for the body. You will also remain in shape. Therefore, weight reduction is one of the important benefits of physical fitness.

  • It helps keep the doctor away
    Sitting down almost all day has 80% higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease, engaging in physical activities can help;

    • Increase your blood circulation
    • Lower blood pressure
    • Boost your levels of good cholesterol
    • Can help prevent bone loss which can lead to osteoporosis

What is osteoporosis?

osteoporosis is a medical condition in which the bones become brittle and fragile from loss of tissue, typically as a result of hormonal changes, or deficiency of calcium or vitamin D.

  • It will help you live longer
    Staying fit will help you live longer. People who are physically active have the chance of more 10 years of age than those who are inactive. So staying active will help prevent chronic health issues associated with aging. Active adults maintain their quality of life and independence longer as they age compared to the ones who are not active.

  • It makes you look good
    Staying fit is good for personality development. The more you get involve in it the more you improve your look, this can also go a long way to boost your confidence level and improves your personality. You feel fresh throughout the day.

  • It improves your blood circulation
    Physical activities like running stimulates the heart and circulation, improving blood flow throughout your body. It can also reduce the risk of diseases as well. In addition to what i said above; physical activities like walking can also help strengthen your heart and improve overall cardiovascular health. Another way to improve your blood circulations are Yoga and Deep breathing


Make it part of your life

The importance of physical fitness cannot be emphasized enough. In today's society that is moving towards a more sedentary lifestyle, there is a greater need than ever to increase the daily activity level to maintain both cardiovascular fitness and body weight.

Fitness should be one of your top priorities as it will play a very significant role in your health. Individuals who perform regular exercise at least once in a week probably because of their job have less stress and have more efficient cardiovascular, respiratory and digestive systems. A person who is physically fit can relish life because such person is never short of energy. When an individual has ample enthusiasm, his outlook toward life is far more positive, which makes life enjoyable.

Till i come your way next time

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thanks for the fitness info


You are welcome @makesushi

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