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May 3, 2008
To lead a healthy and active life it is a must that you must have some sort of physical fitness activities. It changes the lifestyle of a person and ameliorates the intensity and survival of the body. But physical fitness is not easy to maintain because of the stress and strain of modern life.

The life-sustaining elements of physical fitness are cardiovascular durability and survival, respiratory ratio, muscular force and suppleness. Also age and genetics are ace factors which influence physical fitness. Similar type of physical fitness cannot be undertaken by every one.

There is difference in each ones physique and health conditions. In addition to exercise you must be careful about your diet also. You should take in a well balanced diet along with regular exercise to keep yourself fit. Small physical actions that fit an individual's physical shape are better than heavy exercises.

In the present days, more and more people are pertained about the significance of physical fitness in their lives. The impulse to head a physically fit life has encouraged the growth of gyms and health clubs in every niche of the world. Physical fitness coaching classes are let in from school days.

If you are physically fit it will reduce health related problems like obesity or hypertension or even cardio vascular problems. Physical fitness also gives you emotional stability. You can achieve physical fitness also through yoga or aerobic exercises.

Your fitness level is made up of your power to execute the physical abilities in a seamless and interconnected fashion to finish any job at any given point of time. Physical fitness should not, be calculated only by the physical skill. True physical fitness means your ability to do any variety of tasks under the maximum diversity of circumstances.

Physical fitness is a compromise of all the ten physical skills. They are:

Cardio respiratory survival

This means the capacity of the system in the body and of the body's systems to assemble, treat, bear and hold oxygen during a lengthy stressful attempt or action.


The ability of the combined muscular units in a body to apply force.


The ability to bend easily without breaking up.


Power in a body means its strength and its speed to apply force in a minimum time interval.


The ability to do repeated movements in a minimum time.


Coordination of the body means the ability to combine different movements into a single movement.


Minimum time taken by the body to change from one movement to another is agility.


The center of gravity of the body has to be controlled with its support base.


To do things correctly whatever be the field of work. This implies that you must have the ability to control your movements in a given direction. The intensity should be correct and it should be done without mistakes.


The physical and mental capacity and decision to do something which may be difficult and may also take a very long time.
About the Author
Chris McCombs an Irvine personal trainer. Chris owns his own fitness and training business Positively Fit Inc. which helps people all over Orange County lose fat and get the body they want. You can learn more about Chris by visiting http://www.spokanefitnesscoach.com/articles/personal-trainer-irvine.html
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