Physical fitness

Talking in general under physical fitness we may understand the state of person’s good physical health. The good fitness may be gained by lots of ways. But the most common among them are regular physical activity, proper nutrition, low fat diet, proper physical recovery and rest.

Generally meldonium may divide physical fitness in two parts. First part will define fitness as a physical condition hat gives us and ability to perform daily activities and what is more – to have enough energy for different leisure activities. For example – if you are able to have fun or do some household activities after eight hour work day and without getting tired, that means that you have high level of physical fitness.

The second part of physical fitness will define it as something that helps people prevent different diseases and illnesses. Usually those diseases are the result of inactive lifestyle and are called “hyperkinetic” diseases. These are hypertension (high blood pressure), adult-onset diabetes, obesity, depression, osteoporosis, low back pain, and general tiredness. People that do not tend to have physical fitness usually end up with these diseases, which affect their quality of life.

To have physical fitness means to be well-conditioned in some specific areas. These areas are flexibility, agility, balance, speed, constitution and body fat, cardiovascular and muscle endurance, and muscle strength. Flexibility is needed to in out daily activities (usually of household type) – reaching for overhead stuff, bending to pick objects from the floor. This prevents tightness in the spine that may cause low back pain. Constitution and body fat are very important for physical fitness. If your body fat level is high, then you have more chances to get yourself various health problems such as back pain, arthritis, heart disease, depression, hypertension, and diabetes. Cardiovascular and muscle endurance are the main factors that influence on our good health. These keep good tonus and high energy level all day round. Muscle strength is usually needed for such daily activities like climbing stairs and carrying groceries, gardening, and other manual work.

If you really want to obtain moderate physical fitness level then you have to stop listening to the different fitness myths. The most popular among them are the following. Most people consider that the best time for workout is early morning. If you don’t feel like waking up early at the morning – do not do that. You should work out when you feel you are ready. Do not insist on exercising the same body part every day in order to build muscle mass faster. The only thing you may get is injury. Do not be afraid to make pauses in daily schedule. You do not have to work out 30 minutes a day and 5 days a week. Different researches show us that even a 20 minutes walk three times a week significantly reduces your risk of heart attack, lowers blood pressure, relieves stress and boosts your energy and immune system. The effect is absolutely the same as from exercising every day.