Factors Affecting Fitness (Age (As you grow older, your body starts lose…
Factors Affecting Fitness
As you grow older, your body starts lose flexibility, lose muscular strength and endurance. Your bones also become more brittle
An unhealthy diet can lead to weight gain, which slows the body down
Hong Kong has pollution, which can affect your respiratory system, therefore affecting your cardiovascular endurance
If you are muscular or have an athletic build rather than being slim, you may be more fit
Disabilities limit what you can do e.g movement
If you have previously had Illnesses, this can limit what you can do sports, as you may be physically unable to perform movements
Habits such as smoking can affect you respiratory system.
If you are physically healthy, you will be more attentive
If you exercise regularly, you become more fit, and your resting heart rate is lower.
If you are stressed from factors such as school or work, you become more tired, and you become less fit