Have you ever wondered if fitness is important to live a healthy life? Some of us are fitness freaks but some of us are foody and we eat whatever is served. Some of us follow proper diet intake, proper nutrients, proper routine and do exercise to stay fit. In this lockdown, few of us have developed healthy habits, and few of us have destroyed our healthy routine. So in this article, we will talk in detail about fitness, the importance o fitness, ways in which you can stay fit and many more.
What is fitness?
If you are able to apply the strength and you are able to perform the physical task that means you are fit. Fitness is the state or condition in which your body is able to perform physical tasks without any issues. For eg, if you are able to run for a long distance, do cycling, do weightlifting, it means you are fit. Suppose you are doing an exercise, and you are frequently taking a rest in between and taking a long pause before doing the next exercise it means your body is not perfectly fit, it’s an alarm that your body is not fit.
If you look fit it doesn’t mean you are fit from the inside. Suppose your weight is 65 kg and your height is 5 feet, a normal person will think that he is completely fine but if you will calculate your Body Mass Index(BMI) it will come to 28. Referring to the government site if your weight is between 25 – 29.9 it means you are overweight.
Why is fitness important for everyone | Importance of staying fit and healthy
Fitness is important for everyone. If you are a teenager or an adult of every age fitness is important. Fitness isn’t a practice of one day, it takes a lot of time and strength to shape and build your body. Let’s discuss the importance of fitness and why staying fit is important for everyone.
- Fitness is important for everyone beacuse if you are fit you are keeping yourself away from many serious health issues such as obesity, cholestrol, thyroid. If you will not stay fit there is a high risk that out of these issues you may have one. So make sure that you adopt a healthy lifestyle to stay away from these health issues.
- Keeping yourself fit makes your active in terms of doing work. If you are physically fit you can easily do works which requires a lot of strength and energy. If you are unfit your brain and body will work slow like a sloth and you will feel fatigue and tiredness and you will feel like sleeping all day.
- Fintess is directly related to your mind and body. Your brain works how you think, what thoughts come in to your mind. If you are not physically and mentally fit, all the negative comments will hit your mind and will hamper you but if you train your body and mind to stay strong than nothing and one can bother you.
- If you are not fit and you are overweight you will most likely feel underconfident and the negative comments and thoughts will strike your mind that you are not suitable fit for this society. When you are unfit you are not able to wear your favourite clothes and then again you feel disappointed. See, if the over weight is really bothering you then get up and start your hustle to change your body and mind and make it strong. And if you are comfortable with your body wear any clothes which you want. “Bring changes in your body for yourself, not because the society wants you to change your body”.
5. Another reason and importance of staying fit and healthy are that if you are unfit, you will not be able to do adventurous activities like mountain climbing, hiking, rope climbing, and many more physical activities that require a lot of strength and energy.
What things you should do to carry a healthy lifestyle
There are many things which you can do to carry a healthy lifestyle. Following and adopting a healthy lifestyle is not very difficult. If you want to establish a good healthy habit then you should follow the same routine at least for 21 days to come to this in your regular routine.
Other people can only give you advice and will motivate you to stay fit but the most important thing is, you will have to motivate yourself to start doing instead of thinking and wasting the time.
Let’s discuss what things you should do to carry a healthy lifestyle?
Organise your day and follow the daily routine regularly
You will have to make a proper schedule and organize your work accordingly for yourself and you will have to follow the same routine daily to make it your habit. Once it becomes your habit you will easily be able to organize your work. In this way, you will take out some time for yourself to stay fit and healthy.
Do some yoga and exercises
I would say make a practice of doing yoga and exercises daily for at least 30 minutes. It not only shapes your body but also shapes and enhances your mind. If your body and mind are healthy you are already on right track and living a healthy lifestyle.
Talk with your near and dear ones regulary
Lockdown and Covid have taught us how much important our friends and family are. Work is important to live life but family is more important than work. If you are regular in touch with your near and dear one’s you will feel happy and stay connected with the
Make your everyday productive
Make sure to make your every day productive. Developed some ideas or thought or work on your future planning but that day should be productive overall.
Take a proper sleep and do not engage too much into electronic gadgets
It’s very important to take proper sleep to carry a healthy lifestyle. Your body and mind are connected to each other. If you will not sleep sufficiently, you are more likely to feel fatigued and tired all day. So, it is very important to sleep for at least 7 -8 hours a day.
What is physical fitness and why it is important
Physical fitness is nothing but how your heart, lungs, and inner muscles get affected when you do heavy exercises such as weightlifting, running, biking, swimming. Physical fitness is important to keep your lungs, heart, circular system healthy and stronger and increase the overall strength of your body.
Fitness makes your inner muscles tight and increases your strength and endurance to do a particular strengthening task. Have you ever had done cycling or biking for a long distance and got tired? This is because you still need to work out on your strength and push your limits. If your inner muscles are tight and by practicing each and every day you are pushing your limit each day you can excel in that field and you will be able to do cycling or biking for a longer duration.
Ways in which you can stay fit | How you can stay fit during lockdown
We all are at our home due to this lockdown and by eating homemade foods we are becoming more unhealthy plus we have forgotten to take the measures to stay fit. But don’t worry, in this blog, we will talk about some ways in which you can stay fit. We will discuss some simple ways in which you can stay fit in lockdown as well.
Eat Nutritious and healthy Diet
If you want to stay fit and healthy make sure you add more protein, vitamins, minerals, and some amount of carbs to your diet. Eat green vegetables, and fruits almost every day. Eating nutritious and healthy food not only helps you in keeping fit but also glows your skin and helps in hair growth.
Avoid eating Oily and Junk foods
You should avoid eating oily and Junk foods. Please note that oily and junk foods are never good for your health. Eating oily foods can increase the chances to get pimples but unsaturated fat can lead you to overweight and obesity which is totally harmful to your health.
Do exercise for at least 30 – 45 minutes a day
If you want to stay fit and healthy make sure you do exercise for at least 30 – 45 minutes a day. Doing exercise will make the release of extra calories taken from your body and also strengthen your inner and outer muscle and will make you fit and healthy.
Do Yoga and meditation for at least 30 – 35 minutes a day
Doing yoga not only helps in your body flexibility but also keeps your body and mind fit and healthy. Meditating daily for 15 minutes can help you to stay focused and calm all day. If you are looking to follow a healthy habit make sure to add yoga and meditation to your daily routine.
Drink 4 – 5 liters of water a day
This is a very easy and usual habit which you can adapt to your daily routine to stay fit and healthy. Drinking more water a day keeps your body hydrated throughout the day. You will feel fresh and glowing all day. You won’t feel fatigued and tired if you drink water at least 4 – 5 liters of water a day. You can also drink smoothies to your diet which removes toxins from your body and make you feel all fresh and hydrated throughout the day.
So these are the 5 simple ways in which you can stay fit and healthy at home.
Staying fit and healthy is not a practice of one day but in order to keep yourself fit and healthy, you will have to be consistent throughout your journey. Ask yourself if you really want to stay fit and healthy and if the answer is yes, follow the suggested ways so that you can keep yourself fit and healthy. I hope you enjoyed reading the content, please share your thoughts and opinion in the comment section.
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