Here’s What It Actually Means To Be Fit

Because it’s so much more than how long it takes you to run a mile.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

We got responses from readers who represent a bunch of different backgrounds, experiences, and realities, but of course each and every one won’t ring true for – or be accessible to – every single person. If you have different experiences, we definitely want to hear yours! Please share your own in the comments.

 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Being fit is the ability to take on new and exciting challenges.

 
 

Being fit is the ability to take on new and exciting challenges.

 
 

“To me fitness is about taking on challenges and learning what you’re really capable of.”

 
 

jexxeosl

 
 
 

jexxeosl

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

It’s smashing goals you never believed you could.

 
 

It's smashing goals you never believed you could.

 
 

“Then creating new goals and smashing those as well.”

 
 

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instagram.com / Via Instagram: @will_strathmann

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

It’s powering through a fitness class.

 
 

It's powering through a fitness class.

 
 

“…And not dying in the process.”

 
 

georgiao48c6f3ebb

 
 
 

instagram.com / Via Instagram: @extremeconditioning

 
 
 
 
 

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