Becoming healthy and fit is a very personal journey. In developing a sound fitness program, a person has many things to consider. Getting “in shape” goes beyond just being physical as it should also contribute positively to one’s mental, emotional and spiritual needs for short and long-term health. It’s important to carefully consider and evaluate one’s medical history, current situation, goals and expectations so a safe, efficient and effective program can be developed. A personalized program, then, has certain requirements that help achieve those goals and can be built by using the following five factors that are needed for total fitness.
Here is an introduction to The Five Components of Health & Fitness.