Keeping Fit And Healthy

In the contemporary world, with the coming of affluence and machines men do not use their limbs as much as they used to and thus generally suffer from lack of exercise. In earlier days, men led difficult lives. Common man from that time had to work with their hands. In many countries they had to battle the environment to eke out meagre existence. Consequently we are less fit than our forefathers. Hence keeping fit in modern times has become more important than before.Though it is not always true that persons who are fit are always healthy as well, but in contrast there is every reason to believe that healthy people are usually fit. Hence, being healthy appears to be the main reason to keep fit.

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Being fit is known to keep the disease at bay. Diabetics and Heart patients usually find themselves in a better state of health when exercising. In fact Diabetic of Type1 can be cured to some extent by walking regularly. However it is expected to have physician’s clearance before embarking on any strenuous physical activities.Besides being healthy, there is also the attractiveness of persons with fit bodies. Needless to say, a fit person is apt to have a more shapely and attractive body. Being thought to be attractive will also make the person more confident in everything. Naturally this will lead him to be more successful in life. Hence we see that success in life is linked to keeping fit in more than one way.With regards to keeping fit, there are many methods. They range from the inexpensive methods of jogging or walking to more expensive method like workouts in gymnasium, playing tennis or golf. There is bound to be method which one can engage in within ones means. Grouped in another way, there are methods of keeping fit to suit all ages and interests. There are also strenuous sports like football, hockey, swimming or basketball and the more leisurely like golf, cricket or yoga. These sports carry great interest and fun yet helps us maintain a healthy and fit lifestyle. In response the usual excuse of ‘no time’ is nave because it makes little sense to work so hard to make a living that one has no time to really live.

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Overweight people are a common sight nowadays and their frequency increases in younger age. The new generation is finding it very difficult to keep fit yet alone healthy, thanks to the Video Games, TV and Internet. This growing influence of technology on children kept them preventing from physical exercise.Every society needs to emphasis on the importance of keeping fit and provide opportunities to maintain their health through fitness. An individual also needs to analyze their health and fitness and take some time out for exercise. This way we can hope for a healthier and fitter world.