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 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 »

According to Medical News Today, the Department of Health and Human Services defines physical fitness as "a set of attributes people have or achieve that relates to the ability to perform physical activity." The five mai... More »

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 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 »

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 fitness is the state of a body's health and ability to perform everyday work and leisure activities efficiently and effectively. According to the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, most experts ... More »