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Around 30 or above 30, our body starts developing various health problems if we are not involved in any type of physical activity. In such case, we are at tip of risks who must think about the health and fitness as well as starts following all the tips of getting healthy and fit. Physical exercises and proper nutrition on daily basis gives us health, physical fitness and mental fitness. In order to maintain a healthy lifestyle, we must involve in the daily routine exercises and fresh healthy food. Being healthy and fit increases our energy level, improves confidence, burns calories, minimizes complications of chronic diseases and increases life term.

Our health and fitness is related to the many health benefits such as:

  • Decreases risk of Type-2 diabetes
  • Decreases risk of hypertension and high cholesterol level
  • Improves mental health
  • Relieves stress
  • Improves better quality sleep
  • Decreases risk of early death
  • Promotes weight loss
  • Increases bone density

In order to maintain health and fitness, we must be self motivated and encouraged. We must use all the moves which can motivate us. There is necessity of at least 2.5 hours (moderate-intensity) or 1.25 hours (vigorous-intensity) aerobic physical activities in a week. For getting more health benefits, we need to increase our moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity up to 5 hours or vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity up to 2.5 hours in a week. Physical activity should be the essential part of our life in order to be fit, healthy and young.

Health and fitness

Both, health and fitness are closely inter-related to each other. Both are necessary for the human being to live a happy and healthy life. There are various things we have to take care all through the life in order be healthy and fit. There is no alternate to the health and fitness, we have to eat healthy food timely, do physical exercises daily, think positive and have patience and commitment towards good lifestyle. Being involved in physical activities on daily basis does something great to our body and mind. It makes us feel good, helps us to complete tough tasks, makes us pleasant all around and keeps us happy all time because our body releases a chemical called endorphins while we involved in the physical activities. Regular physical activities also reduces stress, improves sleep, boosts energy level, reduces symptoms of anxiety and depression, increases our self-esteem, makes us feel proud, improves confidence level and personality, etc.

Health and fitness is really means a lot to our life. Students including all the growing age children must know the importance of health and fitness. In order to improve their knowledge about health and fitness as well as improve the skill of English writing, teachers assign them to write paragraphs on health and fitness. Students studying in classes 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 get assigned to write paragraph on health and fitness by their class teacher. We have provided below some health and fitness paragraphs to help students. They can choose any paragraph according to their need and requirement. All the health and fitness paragraphs are written in easy words and simple sentences.

Physically exercises are great for our muscles, heart, and lungs. Some more advantages of the physical activities are; it builds our bones strong, saves us from obesity by promoting a healthy weight, saves us from diabetes, helps us to build healthy habits, keeps us away from cancer, prevents high blood pressure, and other major problems. Thus, through regular exercises and healthy food in timely manner, we can easily maintain our health and fitness.

  • Prevention from chronic diseases (heart disease, cancer, and stroke)
  • Weight control
  • Reducing extra fat
  • Making muscles healthy and stronger
  • Promoting strong bone and joint development
  • Enhancing overall strength and endurance
  • Improving sleep and keeping away from sleep disorders
  • Relieves stress
  • Increases chance of living longer
  • Increases energy level and self-esteem
  • Reduces potential of being depressed
  • Promoting health of heart and lungs

People, who are not physically active, become highly prone to the risks like cancer, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, high blood cholesterol, stroke, heart disease, etc.

How to be healthy

Being healthy means not only away from diseases but it also means the complete feeling of physical, mental and social well being. Maintaining health and fitness is not a simple task however; not so tough too. We need to involve ourselves into some daily physical activities together with the healthy, fresh and timely food which can only provide us long-term health and fitness benefits. We burn extra and unnecessary calories to our body through physical exercises. Daily physical exercises keep kids so active and put them on a path of better physical and mental health.

Physical activities along with the proper nutrition are really very beneficial to the people of all ages from any background and abilities. Being involved in the daily physical exercises is a good strategy to defeat obesity. According to the statistics, it is found that around one-third of the U.S. adult citizens are obese and almost 17% of children and adolescents are obese. There are many people suffering from the diabetes and other chronic health problems such as heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, asthma, overweight, etc.

We can be fit just by incorporating some physical activities including healthy eating to our daily life for 30 minutes (for adults) and 60 minutes (for children). Regular physical activities help us to get long-term health benefits through:

Physical fitness

Physical fitness is really very much important in our life. Now-a-days, in the modern life, most of the people are moving towards more sedentary lifestyle which is increasing the risk of diseases because of reduced daily activity level, bad cardiovascular fitness and increased body weight. People, who are involved in the inactive lifestyle, must know the benefits of health and physical fitness so that they can involve themselves in the daily routine physical exercises in order to remain away from diseases and be fit.

Being active is very necessary for keeping our body functioning at a high level. Regular physical exercises help in maintaining the performance of lungs, heart and other major body organs. It burns off excess calories and keeps our weight under control. It also improves the muscle and bone strength, increases the joint flexibility as well as improves muscle endurance. Most importantly, daily physical activities decrease the risk of heart diseases, risk of stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure, colon cancer, etc.

Regular exercise increases the overall happiness in our life which keeps us mentally happy and peaceful too. It relieves the symptoms of depression, stress, anxiety and other mental disorders. We can get something good to our life, if we maintain our health and fitness. There are many activities which can keep us fit and happy for long time such as walking, cycling, swimming, biking, using gym, community center, and other various sports activities.