Physical Health and Fitness
Regular exercise is one of the best things you can do for your health. It has many benefits, including improving your overall health and fitness, and reducing your risk for many chronic diseases.
There are many different types of exercise; it is important that you pick the right types for you.
Fitting regular exercise into your daily schedule may seem difficult at first. But you can start slowly, and break your exercise time into chunks. Even doing ten minutes at a time is fine.
You can work your way up to doing the recommended amount of exercise. How much exercise you need depends on your age and health.
The health benefits of regular exercise and physical activity are hard to ignore. Everyone benefits from exercise, regardless of age, sex or physical ability.
The benefits of exercise extend far beyond weight management. Research shows that regular physical activity can help reduce your risk for several diseases and health conditions and improve your overall quality of life.
Regular physical activity can help protect you from the following health problems; Heart Disease and Stroke; High Blood Pressure; Noninsulin-Dependent Diabetes; Obesity; Back Pain and Osteoporosis among others.
At the end of this course, you should be able to:
- Know more about physical fitness
- Understand the Difference between Physical Activity and Exercise
- Know the benefits of Fitness
- Understand the ways to Focus on Getting Fit
- Understand physical fitness and right diet.