It’s always easy to proceed when the road ahead appears to be clear. So here are few questions that could be bothering you.
- What is the real meaning of fitness?
Fitness refers to a healthy state of mind and body, maintained through nutritious diet and regular exercise.
- Is fitness same as being slim/lean?
No, physical fitness has nothing to do with being slim. Not all fit people are necessarily slim. Rather, it is more about the endurance, muscle flexibility and strength, and cardiovascular fitness. Slimness majorly deals with working upon calorie intake.
- If I eat more, do I become unfit?
Not really. Being unfit is the result of an unhealthy lifestyle. Food ofcourse plays a role in your fitness, but its digestion and the nutrition derived from it are more important. You must eat in moderation and as to what your body really needs. Make sure whatever you eat is high in nutrition.
- I want to lose weight, what is the best way?
Diet and gym do not work independently is cases of weight loss. A thoughtful combination of both is the most ideal way. In restricting yourself to dieting, you might lose muscle and stamina, adversely affecting your metabolism. Eat well to lose weight! Follow a well-planned weight loss program under guidance and you shall surely have the desired result.
- I have a treadmill at home. So do I need to join a gym?
Owning a treadmill and knowing how to use it, are two completely different things. Gym equipments have a certain technique to be followed in order to use them. So if its a treadmill or weights, it’s always advisable to use them under guidance or supervision of a trainer.
- I have normal weight. So am I not fit?
It’s great! But don’t you wish to have this weight for a lifetime? If yes, then you need some very basic exercises to keep yourself active and fit. This will not only make you feel energetic, but also help you to remain healthy and glowing forever.
- I have very busy schedules, and so it’s difficult to find time for gym? Anything else I could take up?
Everyone on this planet has 24 hours in a day and you are no different. Try and take out atleast 3 hours in a week for yourself. If you have no major health issues, then get on to some basic stretching and jogging or brisk walking to remain active and fit.