What is Fitness? – Being fit is being healthy or in good health and having strength to meet the body’s daily demands to stay alive. What comes in as energy in the form of food, must come out as energy in the form of carbon dioxide.
This page is a resource of information based on research findings and federal guidelines. It is intended to help you and your family create a pathway to improve health and achieve overall well-being. We hope that the information will give you a proper direction in making wise decision to make lifestyle changes. You can start by taking “baby” steps in making those changes. We will continue to make it easier for you to access the important information that you would like to hear from us. Trying to balance life by juggling good nutrition with family, work and everything else is a very challenging day-to-day task.
Trekking means “be on the trail, or be on the move such, walking/hiking, bicycling, or jogging.” Walking is a form of aerobic exercise that can be easily integrated into your daily routine. Walking can significantly help build your cardiovascular fitness.
Running and walking are both excellent aerobic activities which promote weight loss, improve blood pressure control and cholesterol levels and decrease the risk of chronic diseases. However, walking is an easy type of physical activity which can be manageable by many people of different levels of physical health. Walking is also an enjoyable activity which can be a social event in the form of easy stroll around the park with a friend of family, or it can be an ardous trek on the mountain trails by avid hikers, and can be done all year long.
For beginners, walking can be an easy workout starter, especially for those with health or weight problems. A 5-minute walk daily can be a good start, which you can build up according to your tolerance and endurance and make it a part of your daily living. Walking benefits many people, especially those who are overweight or obese because it is a low impact exercise and it is less likely damaging to the joints in the lower extremities. It is important however, that if you have certain medical conditions that you must consult your doctor before engaging in any form of physical activity.
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