Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
What is health-related fitness?
Health-related fitness is the ability of the body to meet the demands of daily physical effort and activity. There are three types of physical activity:
You may find you are good at one kind of fitness and not as good at the others. However, it is important to work on all three kinds.
Many physical activities work on more than one area of health-related fitness. For example, swimming, cycling, rowing, and skiing improve both muscular and aerobic fitness.