Three categories of a healthy active lifestyle
Three categories of a healthy active lifestyle are PHYSICAL, SOCIAL AND MENTAL
A healthy active life style contributes to good health, provides physical challenge, increases fitness, improves performance and improves health related exercise components.
A healthy active lifestyle provides the opportunity to mix with others, make new friends, meet old/current friends, develop teamwork/cooperation and to work with others.
A healthy active lifestyle provides mental challenge, relieves and prevents stress and tension, increases self-esteem and confidence and contributes to enjoyment in life.
Benefits of taking part in physical activity
Benefits of taking part in physical activity:
- Increases fitness
- Helps the individual feel good (serotonin release)
- Helps relieve stress and prevents stress related illness
- Increases self-esteem
- Contributes to good health
- Contributes to the enjoyment of life
- Provides a mental challenge
Reasons for taking part in physical activity
Taking part in physical activity....
INCREASES CO-OPERATION - The ability to work well with others as a team to achieve a mutual goal.
CREATES COMPETITION - Allowing challenge of playing different components and working with other teams.
CREATES PHYSICAL CHALLENGE - Being able to test yourself and push yourself physically.
INCREASES AESTHETIC APPRECIATION - The appreciation of how something looks
DEVELOPS FRIENDSHIPS AND INCREASES SOCIAL MIXING