Fitness and Health: Exercise and Many Components Equal Fit and Helathy
Fitness and Health: Physical fitness is exercise. Whether exercise is aerobic or anaerobic, exercise, health, and physical fitness go together for life. However, fitness is more than exercise! Fitness is also about good nutrition, flexibility, relaxation, sleep, and more.
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Yes, physical fitness is exercise. However, it more than exercise. Fitness iseverything from proper sleep to proper nutrition, from stress reduction to weight reduction, and from flexibility to balance to relaxation.
Written or compiled by JB Johnson
What Is Physical Fitness?The five basic components of physical fitness:cardiorespiratory or aerobic endurance, muscular endurance, muscular strength,flexibility, and body composition, are explained.
Steps in Change for Health and FitnessActually change is a matter of goal setting and record keeping. It is a series of two steps forward and one step back. Learn more about changing your life and fitness…
Exercise Helps You Work Efficiently!Exercise makes you more efficient, more energetic, and helpsmental productivity at work and elsewhere. Exercise will improve your work as well as yourhealth and appearance.
Exercise: The Happy MediumIt’s easy for me to get too little exercise, even though I feel guilty. Andapparently it’s easy for my friend Jim to get so much exercise that it literally hurtshim. What is a happy medium?
Stress: ThatRobber of Health and FitnessCut stress in your life. Twelveways to eliminate stress and stressful living.! The cause of stress can be good or bad.Follow these basic principles to help handle personal stress and business stress.
Personal Stress-Relief IdeasStress is the body’s physical, mental, and chemicalreaction to circumstances that irritate, frighten, excite, confuse, or endangerus. CyberParent readers give their personal tips for stress-relief.
Yoga Yoga addresses the fitness components of flexibility and balance as well aspeace of mind. A peaceful,daily yoga routine will also center you and help to reduce the stress in your life.
SleepSleep is much like water. They are both forgotten componentsof fitness. When we don’t get enough sleep, it makes us more vulnerable to illness, accidents, irritability, conflict, and depression.
Get More Sleep Getting enough sleep is a problem for our society in general. Some of us can not go to sleep. Some of us can stay asleep. Some of us do not have time to sleep. This article covers many ways to make more time in your life for sleep and help for insomnia. Getting more sleep for health and fitness is probably a matter of scheduling.
Snoring, Sleep and FitnessSnoring is defined as breathing during sleep with hoarse noises. It causes a vibration of the soft palate and uvula. There is simple snoring and snoring from sleep apnea.
Stay Asleep Some of us have no problem going to sleep, but waken too early without being able to go back to sleep. Help for this form of insomnia.
Sleep Defined and explained. Anabolism is the phase of metabolism in which simple substances are synthesized into the complex materials of living tissue. Sleep is the fundamental anabolic process common to all life forms, plant and animal.
EyeFitness for Good VisionMost of us stare at a computer or the printed word all day and never think of taking care of our eyes. Yet healthy eyes need exercise, propernutrition, and good care.
Eye Fitness and NutritionThe fact is that fit eyes not only need exercise, they need the proper eye-protecting nutrients to be healthy. We all know about carrots, but good nutrition for eyes is more complicated than carrots.
Eye Fitness and Exercise There are many exercises you can do for your eyes. Try a few of these daily to exercise your eyes.
Eye Care A few simple steps will begin to give your eyes the care they need for fitness and good vision.
Eyes Need Rest for Health and Fitness The eye is composed of muscles. Just as any muscle in the body, when we exercise the muscles of the eye, we need to give those muscles a rest. The best way to rest the eyes is to put them in complete darkness.
Beat the Start-to-HeartSyndrome: A series Many of us start the year (whether is is our birthday, NewYear’s, or some another anniversary) with resolutions about exercise, nutrition, andfitness. Most adults never learn to eat properly. We don’t even start here. The vastmajority of adults quits their exercise programs within six weeks. We start but we don’tfinish. This series is designed to help you finish what you started: a healthy YOU!!
Exercise and LookYoungerWhen you exercise, you relax. When you relax you lookyounger. Thus, you can exercise and look younger. Exercise is also legal, mood-altering,especially to music. Exercise relaxes you and reduces stress.
Walking Is a Lifetime ExerciseWalking is a lifetime exercise. It is for all ages, fitnesslevels, body builds, and energy levels. Walking is accessible, inexpensive, and virtuallyinjury free. Walking can be your exercise for a lifetime.
Water Work-OutsSwimming and water work-outs are great for the summer.Certainly swimming beats pounding the pavement in the heat. Learn more…
Jump Rope Work-Out Jumping rope is an excellent cardiovascular workout as well as a calorie burner.