fitness, physical fitness(noun)
good physical condition; being in shape or in condition
Physical fitness is a general concept defined in many ways by differing scientists. Here two major categories are considered: general fitness, and specific fitness. Physical fitness is generally achieved through correct nutrition, exercise, hygiene and rest.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A state of well-being in which performance is optimal, often as a result of physical conditioning which may be prescribed for disease therapy.
The numerical value of physical fitness in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of physical fitness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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People overestimate how much time they need to devote to physical fitness in order to live a long, healthy life.
When it comes to physical fitness, the best peer pressure to get moving could be coming from the person who sits across from you at the breakfast table.
These findings support efforts to reduce obesity and improve physical fitness throughout early life, though any specific recommendations regarding exercise should be individualized and undertaken only after counseling from a physician.
Warm-up exercises may reduce injury by improving performance for serious athletes, but recreational athletes and weekend warriors are at a lower physical fitness level, especially in aerobic capacity, and they may fatigue by warm-up exercise and reduce performance.
We found that poor physical fitness in midlife was linked to more rapid brain aging two decades later, this message may be especially important for people with heart disease or at risk for heart disease, in which we found an even stronger relationship between fitness and brain aging.
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