What is the Importance of Physical Fitness in Our Life?

Physical fitness provides strong bones and muscles, leads to better health and well-being, prevents various health problems, reduces the risk of several diseases like blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, etc. and improves a better quality of life. 
Physical fitness reduces stress, tension and chances of being depressed and makes you feel better. 
You can improve your physical fitness and body composition by making healthier food choices and regularly engaging in both aerobic and anaerobic exercises. 
The importance of physical fitness in our life

What is the Importance of Physical Fitness in Our Life?

Physical Fitness

Fitness is defined as the ability of the body to carry out various types of daily activities without feeling tired. 

Physical fitness is measured on the basis of some devices, and many scientific tests, and then compared to the ideal level of fitness, and determined the ability of the individual, and fitness efficiency. 
Fitness is divided into two parts: general fitness, which refers to health and well-being, and special fitness, which relates to a particular type of exercise. 
Good fitness can be obtained by getting proper nutrition and taking enough breaks.

The Elements of Physical Fitness

Elements of fitness are all the components or characteristics that play an important and significant role in learning the exercise techniques and achieving sound health (such as strength, speed, elongation, agility, flexibility ..... etc) and all the qualities that result from the merger of two or more of them. 
Determining the elements of physical fitness varied from school to school and from one scientist to another according to their views, but most of them agreed on some basic fitness elements, and we have addressed some of them here.

Muscle Strength
Muscle strength can be defined as the ability of a muscle to exert as much energy as possible. 
There are a number of factors that affect muscle strength; such as muscle size, number, and type of fibers, and elasticity, in addition to psychological factors.

Body Composition
Body composition is the ratio of fat mass to fat-free mass in the body, and muscles, bones, cartilage, and other vital parts of the body are part of the fat-free mass.

Speed Fitness
Speed is the element that indicates the time a muscle needs to exert the required physical effort and is affected by many factors; such as muscle fibers, strength, and elasticity, as well as a strong will, and nervous compatibility.

Balance and Coordination
Balance indicates the body's ability to resist falling as long as possible. It is influenced by the integrity of the body's organs, its equilibrium base, its high center of gravity, as well as the Earth's gravity line, and psychological factors.

Flexibility expresses an individual's ability to perform activities to the greatest extent that a muscle allows. It is affected by the mobility of the joints well, the elasticity of the muscle. Continuous and regular training has an effect on muscle flexibility.

Agility is the ability of an individual to change the direction of his body, whether on the ground or in the air, in the shortest possible time. 
The body's agility is influenced by many factors; the most important are: the integrity of the nervous system, muscle capacity, as well as the type of activity, and the speed of the body's response to it.

Cardiovascular Endurance
Endurance is the expression of the ability of the body and its muscles to the possibility of fatigue and stress while exercising a certain physical activity. 
This is an important element of fitness and must be available to those who work in conditions that require long and arduous hours of work.

Neuromuscular compatibility
Neuromuscular compatibility is the ability to do more than one movement at a time. Neural compatibility is influenced by general body compatibility, that is, the compatibility of movements that the body makes during the day. it requires some exercise on certain types of movements.

The Importance of Physical Fitness in Our Life

There is no doubt that physical fitness is important in every person's life, as a decent person has an ideal weight and can maintain it easily. It also avoids many diseases and health problems just by exercising regularly. 

Fitness also has an impact on the muscular system and works to develop and strengthen it, as it reduces the prevalent diseases, especially heart disease and excessive obesity.

On the psychological side, fitness can enhance one's self-confidence and reduce the chance of stress, anxiety or depression. It also helps build an attractive personality.

Physical Fitness has many benefits for your body and health. It improves your overall health, increases the size of the lungs, and enhances the size of the heart and works with organized beats.

Social Benefits of Physical Fitness: Fitness provides someone with more social experiences, which builds his personality, enhances his belonging to the group, increases his social and moral values, and improves his socialization and interaction with society.

Health Benefits of Physical Fitness: Physical fitness improves the overall health of the individual and has an important role in promoting the lungs and stimulating them to work efficiently. It helps regulate the heart rate, increases the size, and develops the organs of the muscular system. 
In addition to its importance in reducing the spread of the heart, and those related to obesity, which improves body strength and composition, and also increases the attractiveness of the individual personality.

Psychological Benefits of Physical Fitness: Sports allow the individual to express himself, and increase his ability to control his emotions, which improves his actions, especially in embarrassing situations.

How to Improve Physical Fitness Level

There are many ways to improve physical fitness, including:
Exercise Frequency: The number of times a person should exercise for more than a week.

Exercise intensity control: The target heart rate should be reached when performing the exercise. 
The maximum rate depends on the age, as subtracted from 220, the maximum number of heartbeats is 220 minus 50, or 170 beats per minute for a 50-year-old. 
The goal is to reach 50% - 85% of this rate. This can be determined by monitoring the ease and difficulty of each exercise. If the exercise is easy, the intensity should be increased to suit the person.

Optimal Exercise Time: Exercise time should be more than usual. If you want to lose weight or meet specific fitness goals, you may need to do more exercise.

Change Exercise Type: Exercises should be changed from time to time. If a person is constantly walking, he can move on to jogging, then jogging, or move to another exercise altogether, such as swimming.

Additional fitness tips:
Lift some heavyweights to increase the strength of your body muscles.
Running and jumping as much as possible, they help to get rid of the accumulated fat in the body, especially those that accumulate in the abdominal area.
Use the stairs instead of relying on the elevator.
Make healthier food choices.
Breathe deeply to keep your body clean and toxin-free, thus enjoying a healthy body.

The Scientific World

The Scientific World is a Scientific and Technical Information Network that provides readers with informative & educational blogs and articles. Site Admin: Mahtab Alam Quddusi - Blogger, writer and digital publisher.

Previous Post Next Post