Physical Dimensions Of Health And Health Habits Essay

1991 Words Nov 24th, 2015 8 Pages
In the beginning of the year I noticed that I didn’t work out fully and that I needed to work out more fully to maintain my optimal physical health. I learned about the 6 dimensions of health in my HEA 110 course and decided to begin changing my health habits. Throughout the year I have begun to work out not only my upper body which is what I focused on the most but also work more on cardio because my heart is an important muscle in my body. This is how I have applied the 6 dimensions of health to change my health habits.
In this paragraph I will state how I have applied the physical dimension of health to change my health habits. In the beginning of the year when we wrote our behavioral contract I wrote down that I wanted to work out more to aid in my physical dimension of health. Throughout the year I have not only begun to work out more, but also I have been eating better. For example instead of eating fried chicken I grill it, even though before this health class I didn’t really eat many things that are bad for me because I have had to maintain a healthy diet because of the physical activities that I do outside of school. My family usually doesn’t eat out much because we believe that in order to establish a good family relationship we need to settle down at the dinner table and talk and eat as a family. It has always been a key part of my family to maintain a healthy diet because of our family history we are at a higher risk for heart problems, high blood pressure,…

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