Health and wellness advocates are always encouraging people to exercise so they can be physically fit, but there are still some individuals who do not understand the importance of fitness. There are several reasons why a person should make an effort to be physically fit. Being is shape can help an individual stay healthy, give him or her more energy and feel better about him or herself.
Being fit helps an individual stay healthy. There are many illnesses and diseases that are associated with being sedentary, so it is important that a person get moving everyday. Studies have shown that people who are fit have less incidences of morbidity (disease) and mortality (death) than individuals who are not fit. Many people complain that they are lethargic and do not have enough energy to get through their day. The fitter a person is, the more energy he or she will have.
It is important that a person feels good about him or herself and being fit can help him or her achieve that. There are many people today who walk around with low self-esteem because they do not have the body that they desire. Exercising and keeping fit can help an individual get the body that he or she wants, which will help his or her self-image. Additionally, fit people have more of the “feel good” hormones that boost mood and help keep one happy.