The five components of physical fitness are cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition, according to FitDay. There is unanimous agreement in the fitness community th... More »

The five components of physical fitness are cardiovascular endurance, muscle strength, muscle endurance, flexibility and body composition. Schools and gyms use the components to measure the level of a person's fitness. More »

The important components to evaluating physical fitness are cardiovascular capability, muscle strength and endurance, joint flexibility, and body composition, according to Functional Fitness Facts. A physically fit indiv... More »

Health Status describes being physically fit as having cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, a good body composition, flexibility and an appropriate body mass index. Physical fitness comes from leading an activ... More »

Differences between muscular endurance and muscular strength lie in the amount of resistance involved and length of time during which a muscle works. In muscular strength, maximum force is exerted for a short time, and i... More »

Exercise physiologist and fitness consultant Elizabeth Quinn tells About.com that overload requires the body to take on a greater than normal stress or load for training adaptation to take place. However, once the body a... More »

Physical health is essential to the complete health of an individual; this includes everything from overall well-being to physical fitness. It can also be defined as a state of physical well-being in which the individual... More »