What is Physical Wellness?

Physical wellness is developed through the combination of beneficial physical activity/exercise and healthy eating habits and avoiding harmful substances.  Components of physical wellness include building muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular strength and endurance and flexibility. Physical wellness is also concerned with developing personal responsibility for your own health care, such as caring for illnesses and knowing when professional medical attention is needed. Developing physical wellness empowers you to be able to monitor your own vital signs and understand your body’s warning signs. You’ll understand and appreciate the relationship between sound nutrition and how your body performs.