The importance of Physical Fitness in a Student’s life

Being Physically active and fit holds utmost importance especially among today’s younger generation who is busy enjoying the luxuries of mobile, laptop and TV at an alarming rate and aren’t active and spirited on a daily basis. Being involved in electronic devices ain’t bad until and unless it is used as a source of entertainment for a limited time. In order to enjoy the beauty of life and to experience it to the fullest you must start getting involved in physical activities or sports. Being young, students have a lot of potential to develop a hobby that keeps their fitness regulated for the lifetime.

Being physically fit doesn’t necessarily require a rigorous schedule of workout. The array of benefits that come along with being physically fit and active are :-

  • Prevents Chronic diseases – Being Physically fit helps lower blood sugar levels and checks blood pressure. It also keeps a check on your health and you are less likely to suffer strokes or heart diseases.
  • Controls Weight – The current generation is prone to diseases owing to extra body weight and increased cholesterol levels. Being fit allows you to get rid of fat which in turn supports a healthy lifestyle.
  • Ensures strong bone, muscle and joint development – Adolescence is the ideal time when you can invest in your body and the results will last forever. Physical wellness and exercise ensures you to have strong bones, muscles and Joints.
  • Reduces stress – Stress is one of the most dominating health hazard in the younger generation. Being unfit makes you lose your confidence and is one of the most prominent factor of causing stress. Being fit makes you physically smart and helps better your inter-personal relationships. Thus, making you stress free.
  • Increases energy levels and confidence – Laziness is an associate of an unfit body. Being fit makes you active, spirited and energetic all the time. Thus making you more competent and prompt in your work and results. This ultimately reflects in your confidence level which gets boosted.

Being physically fit overhauls your personality. It lets you perform physical activities without being tired or restless. Being physically fit also ensures you being mentally fit and stress free. So it’s time for you to play some sports, get involved in physical activities to experience happiness, peace and to enjoy energetic and enthusiastic lifestyle.



Kushagra Bhardwaj, a graduate in Journalism who loves to write extensively on sports and entertainment along with taking a keen interest in politics. A sports enthusiast who resents braggers, deals in sarcasm and loves travelling.