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Fitness is a state of well-being that allows people to perform daily activities with vigor, participate in a variety of physical activities and reduce the risk of health problems. It has the following components:-

  • Strength – to cope with effort.
  • Stamina – the ability to keep going.
  • Suppleness – the ability to move and bend smoothly.
  • Coordination – the ability to integrate different movements and balance.

Getting and staying fit requires continued effort and one must develop the habit of taking regular exercise. Regular exercise and physical activity can help to overcome a particular disability, increase the capacity to function and provide pleasure. This is achieved when performed with sufficient frequency, intensity and duration.

Last Review : 26 April 2012
Writer : Sarkuna Devi
: Normah bt. Nordin
: Thillainathan a/l Krishnan
Reviewed : Dr. Mohmad bin Salleh