We have already established that fitness is a vital part of becoming and
staying healthy, but that health and fitness are not necessarily synonymous.
Fitness and exercise, in fact, represent just one of what I call the ‘Four Pillars Of Health’, all of which have to be considered and addressed as a part of a coordinated conscious effort to become a ‘Healthier You’.
These ‘4 Pillars’ are:
· Fitness & Exercise
However, it is important to realize that these ‘Pillars’ do not work nearly so well in isolation and that if they are adopted independently of one another, then your chances of long-term success are limited.
For example, no matter how much exercise you do, if you continue to eat all of the wrong foodstuffs, smoke like the proverbial chimney and consume
copious amounts of alcohol every night, then you are never going to get much healthier.
Likewise, if you live in a city, then no doubt you are aware of the air and
environmental pollution that surrounds you daily.
Maybe you think that there is nothing that you can do to try to offset some
You would, however, be wrong as there is overwhelming scientific evidence that dietary considerations can play a major role in helping you to fight the worst effects of the dirt and toxins that surround you.
It is up to you to ensure you keep your health in check, and you can do this by focusing on the four pillars and consolidating them into your life.