Being physically fit has many benefits for people. It decreases risks of diseases such has high blood pressure. There are some disorders that happen even if someone is fit. An example is Bob Harper. He was fit but still suffered a heart attack.
There are three body types: endomorph, ectomorph, and mesomorph. Endomorph is a round faced structure, ectomorph is being tall and skinny, while a mesomorph is being proportionally well built.
A healthy body has a lower body fat composition. This means that there is a reduced risk for cardiovascular diseases and you generally live longer. There are many other positive benefits of having a lower body fat composition.
Preventing injuries is very large. To prevent such injuries, try performing a warm up. This can consist of stretches and slow running. Make sure to drink water. At the end of the exercise, make sure to have a cool down.
Common injuries are shin splints, blisters, muscle strains, and muscle sprains. Muscle sprains are caused when a tendon is stretched too far. Muscle sprains are caused by torn ligaments. Blisters are caused by surface friction and are pockets of fluids in skin. Shin splints is inflammation in the bone or tissue around the shin.
If you experience these symptoms, use the R.I.C.E treatment techniques. Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. Resting allows you to protect the injured area. Ice reduces pain and swelling. Compression reduces swelling. Elevation helps reduce swelling as well.