36 minutes ago
Just because someone looks fit on the outside doesn't necessarily mean he or she is healthy on the inside. It seems nowadays people are obsessed with getting jacked, having a big butt or setting a personal record in their lifts without taking into consideration their overall health and wellness. Fitness and health, are two things that are closely associated with one another but very different.
The idea of fitness is more so an successful adaptation to set exercise. If you run a mile everday eventually you'll get faster and more efficient at running, same goes for lifting weights. If you keep working on your bench press and the techniques associated with it eventually you'll get better and stronger at mafuckin bench pressing.
Now health on the other hand can be defined as the soundness or general well-being of an organism. Basically it means absence of diseases. Health can be influenced by a shit ton of factors examples include pollution, sedentary lifestyle, drugs, alcohol, genetic factors or a poor diet.
Therefore being fit doesn't automatically qualify you as being healthy, sure it's a step in the right direction. But you have to be conscientious of your decisions regarding your overall health. Are you getting yearly physicals? Are you getting blood work? Are you a smoker? Are you watching your alcohol intake? And let me not forget it is possible for your ass to be healthy but unfit. You know how many people I come across who are relatively healthy but don't have the stamina or strength to carry their groceries from their car to their house without getting winded. Exercising provides a degree of protection from many medical conditions, improves your overall strength and increases your chances of being healthy and living a long life. So with that being said you definitely need the right balance of fit and healthy. 👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾