Total Wellness Total wellness is your physical, mental/emotional, and social health. Social wellness is how well you interact with other people. Physical health is affected by things like sleep, the food you eat, and hygiene. Mental wellness is how comfortable you feel about your surroundings, other people, and even yourself. Emotional wellness affects how you react to these things. Sometimes people experience stress. It is important to handle it right for your emotional/mental wellness. Both your body and mind are affected by stress. People respond to stress with defense mechanisms. Defense mechanisms are subconscious responses to deal stress. Some defense mechanisms are healthier than others. Some people cope with stress differently. Some people stress eat which is very unhealthy.
The SMART in SMART goals stands for specific, measurable, achievable, Realistic, and Time-Bound. SMART goals are efficient and reasonable. Muscular endurance (working a long time at a low weight), flexibility (your range of motion), Muscular strength (working at a short time at high weight), Body fat composition (how much fat there is in your body), and Cardiovascular endurance (long times of low intensity exersize) are the 5 health related components of physical activity.
The three body types are ectomorph (tall and thin), endomorph (large and pear shaped), and Mesomorph (muscular). Organs, fat, muscle, water, and bone make up body compostition. Metabolism is how fast you burn calories. You need to consume from 1400 to 1800 calories a day for your body to work. Eating habits and physical activity affect your metabolic rate. It also decreases as you age. RMR is how much energy you need for involuntary bodily functions. It is also important to keep a consistent caloric balance. This means you must burn as many calories as you consume. Stretching, protective gear, and hydration, can help prevent injury. It is important to listen to you body. If something feels wrong go to a doctor. Some common injuries caused by physical activity are muscle strains, muscle sprains, shin splints, and blisters.