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There are three kinds of fitness:
Understanding the differences between each kind of fitness will help
you set your fitness goals. Reaching a balance between the three is important,
because they affect each other and each contributes to total fitness.
Some physical activities involve more than one kind of fitness. Some
activities that are thought of as aerobic exercise, for example, also
strengthen muscles (swimming, cycling, skiing).
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerHeather Chambliss, PhD - Exercise Science
Current as ofMay 27, 2016
Current as of:
May 27, 2016
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Heather Chambliss, PhD - Exercise Science
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