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Fitness: Common Questions

Find answers to commonly asked questions about fitness.

What is Physical Fitness?

Physical fitness is a state of health and wellbeing, It is the ability to perform certain aspects of sport and daily activities. You achieve physical fitness with a balance of exercise, a nutritious diet and enough sleep.

Fitness Facts – 

·         The human body has a total of 650 muscles.

·         The only exercise you should hold your breath for is underwater swimming.

·         The heart is the strongest muscle in the human body.

·         Nearly 50% of all young people ages 12-21 are not active enough on a daily basis.

·         For every pound of muscle gained, the body burns 50 extra calories every day

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