Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2016)
Physical health mental health and fitness for women
Author(s): Dr. S. Manikandan
Abstract: Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Fitness implies the ability of each person to live most effectively and function more effectively. An active lifestyle can help every woman. Being physically active can provide these benefits, Reduces your risk of dying from heart disease or stroke, Lowers your risk of getting heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, colon cancer, and diabetes, Helps keep your bones, muscles, and joints healthy, Lowers high blood pressure, Reduces anxiety and depression and improves your mood, Helps you handle stress and Helps control your weight According to a 1998 FBI crime victimization survey, 81% of women who tried to run away from an attacker escaped and 68% of women who used some type of physical force when confronted also were able to get away from their attackers.