Most people know that having health and fitness is important. Many try to stay fit and healthy to get a great body shape. The question is do people know the benefits of being fit and healthy or how to get that great body shape they yearned so much for?

Unfortunately not, otherwise there will not be such high dropout rates in gyms all over the world and people getting fatter and fatter.

Benefits of good health and fitness:

1) Day to day chores are so much easier
Because you are fit, you will not tire that easily and chores such as gardening, carrying stuff , bending over or climbing up to pick up things will be so much easier.

2) Enjoy life better
Since daily chores are no longer chores, you are able to do more things and faster. Savor your productivity and efficiency.

3) Save money and live longer
Save money on your medical expenses from diseases that strike unhealthy and obese people. Your risk of high blood pressure, heart attacks, stroke and some form of cancers, all of which are deadly is reduced significantly when you stay fit and are in great health.

4) Your posture and confidence improve
Because you are stronger, your strong muscles hold up your skeletal structure will. This improves your body posture and your confidence will soar.

5) Look great in your clothes
You will carry your clothes well because you are no longer flabby or skinny with your clothes either too tight or too lose.

There are many more benefits for having great health and fitness. Too many to mention in just one post.

Are you now wondering how to be in great body shape-stay fit and healthy?

Here are three things to help you.

1) Healthy eating habits and healthy lifestyle
You are what you eat! If you eat unhealthy food, more than likely you will be unhealthy. Avoid processed foods as much as you can. Eat less sugary stuff and sodium. Drink plenty of water and remember the least amount of nutrients in your food, the less energy you will have.

2) Do cardio exercises
It toughens up your heart and lungs. Cardio exercises are great for your respiratory and cardiovascular system. Best of all, it burns a lot of calories.

3) Lift weights
Build muscles for a toned and defined body. With muscles come strength and with more strength you will be able to do many more things than just having a muscular body.

So you can see, it is not that difficult to be fit and healthy. Having a great body shape along the way is indeed a bonus.

Do you have a written out a plan to reach  your health and fitness goals?

To Your Health & Success,
Monica Bundy