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What is fitness and where do we go to learn about fitness?

Fitness is our ability to function with alertness and energy over the course of our daily activities.

We have so many places to turn for fitness information, that it would be impossible to cover all the possibilities in one article.

However, we’ll cover the most common places to look, and let the reader take it from there.

The major sources of fitness information are available to everyone, everywhere.  Libraries, the internet, your physical fitness instructor, and your health teachers are all viable avenues of information sources.

The library contains more information about health and fitness than you could possibly read in a year’s time.

There are magazines, periodicals, medical journals, and all sorts of books written on ways to become fit, to maintain fitness, or to participate in fitness activities. There are sources of information that explain the benefits of being fit, the physical benefits, the mental benefits, the social benefits, and the self-esteem and emotional benefits. The library will also usually have video and audio information available on almost any topic covered by the reading material. They may even have fitness tapes available for viewing.

Often, the library provides the opportunity for the low-income to access materials that otherwise would not be available.

Video and audio tapes are examples of this opportunity.

The internet opens more windows on fitness than the library, since the internet is a compilation of many libraries, news articles, newspapers, and individual input.

You have only to type in the word fitness using one of the available search engines, and suddenly you’ve got more sources of information than you can research. The search engines often return information in the order of actual relevance to your search words. So bear that in mind as you search.

The first ten pages, usually, will contain the most relevant information on fitness.  You can locate information about fitness, local fitness center locations, and instructors who specialize in one-on-one fitness plans.

Your local gym physical education instructor and health trainers are invaluable sources of fitness information, in that they have an education in fitness. They are privy to the most sought after reliable sources of real fitness benefits.  Many of the articles you will find, and much of the information you read, are not 100% accurate, ask a gym personal trainer, or instructor actually involved in the fitness process, you are going to receive much more accurate feedback.

Every government website, publishes massive quantities of information about the fitness in each country, from many different perspectives. For give you an example, The US Department of Agriculture is responsible for determining our daily recommended allowances, and as such, accumulates much information about fitness alternatives, the state of fitness in the United States, and how well we participate in fitness programs.

Past these sources, check out your local fitness center. Quite often they have random information posted, current magazines, and periodicals that address current fitness issues and often offer interested persons the chance to observe fitness in action.

What about You? Are You Fit?

As you probably know, Fitness refers to ability of the body to function with vigor and alertness. Nutrition refers to the nurturing of our body, in our ability to keep it healthy and functioning as it is supposed to do.

Our ability to provide the body with all the necessary food, vitamins, and minerals so that we continue to thrive in our daily life processes.  

But do we know if we are really fit?  How do we tell?

First, you might want to look at your exercise habits, if there are any.

If there aren’t any exercise routines to examine, no fitness.  Everyone, no matter what their age, benefits from exercise.  

It keeps our bodies conditioned, our mental sharpness working at top speed, and thanks to the physical aspect, we get a boost to our cardio health, extra calorie burn, and more oxygen to those cells!

Do you take in more calories than your body needs? Are you supplementing your vitamins and minerals to make sure you are getting your recommended daily allowances? If you’re not making the most basic of efforts to take care of your nutritional needs, you aren’t a fit individual. You may not look sick, you may not have any noticeable symptoms of ill-health, but you’re not the fit and toned individual you could be.

What about the stress levels in your life?  Do work in an environment with high levels of stress?
Is your personal life a source of comfort or does it add to your stress levels?  Do you engage in some form of stress-relieving activity?  

Stress is the number on contributor to heart attacks and strokes, since they manage to speed up the affect of the real culprits.  

Stress is basically an out of control situation for most adults today.

We manage to schedule every moment of our free time, and leave ourselves with no time for quiet reflection, or time to deal with life’s unexpected emergencies.

Fitness requires us to examine more than just our exercise routine.

The mere definition of fitness refers to the body’s ability to meet physical stresses. That includes coping with our day to day life, getting from the beginning of the day to the end, without being worn completely out. In order to be truly fit, we find ways to rid ourselves of built up stress, the kind that begins to affect our muscles, muscle tone, and composition.  

Massages are the best cure for ridding our bodies of the stress buildup that can occur, even with exercise regimens and detract from our overall fitness.

Exercises that demand total body involvement are the best for maintaining and improving your level of fitness most effectively.   
Running, swimming, jogging, dancing, cycling, and very brisk walking are some of the more popular total body involvement exercises.

There are so many occasions to stop and question our efforts at maintaining optimal health, that we usually don’t even take the time to begin the examination. But it is beneficial to our overall health, the quality and quantity of our life, to make every effort to be fit, healthy, individuals.

The Benefits of Being Fit
Let Us going a little deeper

Being able to deal with and handle the daily stresses of life is a benefit afforded to the fit person. Making sure we take the time to accommodate our needs for stress relief, such as downtime, therapy time, massage time, or simply take the time for a nice, hot bath.

The body tends to retain stress in the muscles of the shoulder and back. Taking the time to relax, do relaxation exercises, and combine this with physical exercise for the entire body benefits the fit and unfit.

The added exertion of physical exercise is often the catalyst our bodies needed to boost weight loss into high gear.
For the individual trying to loose weight, the benefits of being fit far exceed an infringement on personal time, or detraction from television time that occurs.  Not only is it good for your body, when you’re trying to cut back, it gives you something constructive to do with your time.

Exercise also decreases our hunger pangs, increases our fluid intake, and helps our blood to circulate much better.

The peace of mind that comes from knowing your body is in top shape, ready to deal whatever comes along, is a priceless possession.

To be able to ascertain that you’ve spent your day wisely, and invested in yourself is a real accomplishment.
The benefit seen from adding just 20 minutes of exercise to your daily routine are unbelievable.

We can attest to the tremendous increase in energy, as some of our followers reported, by doing simple walks as exercise.

A lot of our facebook group page friends usually lose about 50 lbs. in half a year, by simply adding to our weight loss Supplement, a little and short evening walk, to their weekly routine. Before this goal, they had been dieting for almost two months, with very little in the way of results. Walking was suggested by their physician, and We’ve never been so impressed for their results reached using our clinically tested supplement combined with this simple exercise. Their energy levels were five times what they were prior to beginning the exercise program.

Increased energy levels are one of the greatest benefits of a fit body.

Raised self-esteem and confidence in your appearance are also benefits to keeping a fit body.

A fit and healthy individual shines in how they look, how they treat others, and the pleasure they take in going about their daily activities.

How about the benefits of a fit mind?
This is another important key factor

This is another important factor to take into consideration.The onset of many age-related mental disorders occurs because we haven’t taken the time to keep our mind youthful, and involved in new learning.

Learning new things forces our mind to form new neural pathways.

We need those neural pathways for the transmission of information from the body to the mind, or with our ability to form new memories.

If we don’t exercise the mind, we lose the fitness.

There’s also the added benefit of being able to participate as a productive citizen, well into our retirement years.
For many older citizens, keeping their bodies and minds fit means that they are also able to continue to interact in their chosen work profession, keeping them continually active, and serving as a continued source of enjoyment.

What Are Your Fitness Needs?

As we go about our busy lives, our fitness needs do not often come to mind. In fact, probably the only thought that is given to our fitness needs relates to the 15 pounds we think we need to lose. But even when we are fairly fit, we have needs that help us to sustain that fitness.

Have you ever given thought to what those needs are?

Meditation, an exercise recommended for everyone, but especially those of us with hectic, stressful lifestyles, is defined as an engagement in contemplation, especially of a spiritual or devotional nature.

Meditation has been shown to relieve stress, and promote overall good health, by simply reflecting upon our day, and finding happiness within ourselves.

Your nutritional needs levels are dependent upon your eating habits and whether you use daily supplements of vitamins and minerals in order for you to sustain optimum physical health. Much discussion is centered on this topic right now, because our nation faces obesity problems of epidemic proportions. Our eating habits make up a large portion of our nutritional daily intake.  What we consume goes a long way to keeping our bodies fit.
Do we understand what our nutritional requirements are, how to fulfill those requirements, and how to look for real nutritional value in our foods?  I’m not sure that nutrition has been successfully addressed in its own right. We hear nutrition in relation to our vitamin intake, our fortified cereals and milk, and in the context that we need “nutritional value” from our food choices.

But what really is nutrition when applied to our daily bodily functions?

Nutrition refers to the nurturing of our body, in our ability to keep it healthy and functioning as it is supposed to do.

Our ability to provide the body with all the necessary food, vitamins, and minerals so that we continue to thrive in our daily life processes.  

Quite often, our vitamin and mineral needs outweigh our caloric needs. In those instances, we turn to manufactured vitamins and minerals to fill the gap.  

Sometimes, alternative medicine options such as chiropractic care, acupuncture, herbal cures, and holistic medicine are all ways we can help to keep ourselves fit. All of these alternative healing approaches offer ways to incorporate their use into staying fit and healthy. Of the examples given here, chiropractic and acupuncture are becoming more widely accepted as complements to the traditional forms of exercise and nutrition. Herbal cleansing and healing are used by many to provide for ways for body keep itself in a state of fitness and optimal health.

What role does exercise play in this process?

Well, exercise conditions our body to keep it in optimal shape. To keep muscles functioning correctly and build muscle mass.  The more muscle mass we have, the more calories we burn.  The more calories we burn, the better our metabolism is at using up the calories we take in through food consumption. Can you begin to see how our body is really a well functioning machine?It’s a continual circle of events, one feeding off the other.



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Not Sure about it?

When all the events are coming together properly, we are healthy, happy individuals.

Today, we must determine how much nourishment we need, how much physical exercise we need, and how best to accomplish those ends. Calorie needs, nutritional needs, physical needs, and education about those needs now is information we should all understand, at least as it applies to our ability to maintain our fitness levels.

As reported in the very beginning of this article, if you will visit your local doctor, library, or fitness center, there is massive amounts of information available to help educate and to help you make good health choices, no matter what the ultimate goal, fitness maintenance, or fitness improvement.

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