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Importance Of Fitness In Today's World

Author : CD Mohatta

There are several misconceptions about keeping fit. Firstly looking fit by appearance, doesn't mean that you are fit. Secondly, fit doesn't mean being only keeping your body in shape. Fitness is a state where a person is both physically as well as mentally stable. It doesn't only refer to strength, but it also includes stamina and a contented state of mind. In this article, we will talk about the importance of fitness in today's world.

Today, the amount we work has doubled. To top it all, we eat lesser and unhealthier food. The number of hours we sleep has also fallen to a considerable extent. The pollution in the environment has crossed its limits leading to a number to health hazards in the long run. Due to all these factors, we find ourselves aging physically way faster than we actually are. Under all these conditions, if we don't try really hard to keep ourselves fit, we cannot expect to lead a healthy and long life ahead. Today staying fit and keeping your body in shape, has become a rage. This is one reason why people find it extremely important to keep fit so that they don't lag behind in the social race. In order to stay fit, it is very important that we take care of the kind of food we eat. Junk food and aerated drinks should be avoided and nutritious food should be made a part of our daily diet. Along with the food we consume, it is also important that we exercise sufficiently. Exercising regularly will improve your strength and also take care of your stamina. Along with strength and stamina, exercising makes you more flexible and improves your body immunity. When you are fit, you will be less prone to illnesses. In addition to this, staying fit will not only make you look good, but it will also improve your self-confidence. It is said that a healthy mind lives in a healthy body. The best part about staying fit is that it will give you a healthy and satisfied mind along with the body.

They say, live life to the fullest. However, how can you expect yourself to live life completely, if you are not healthy enough to do so? In today's fast pace world if we are not healthy enough, it will be very difficult for us to deal with all the challenges that life throws at us. Hence it is important to keep ourselves fit and healthy.

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