The Key Components Of The Performance Triad Essay

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While each component is independently important, which is the most important subject to YOU when it comes to Soldier readiness? The three key components of the performance triad are nutrition, physical activity and finally sleep (Army Public Health Center). I feel that all three are important in their own way. Sleep as defined by Webster dictionary is “the natural state of rest during which your eyes are closed and you become unconscious”. But based on the performance triad sleep is “very critical in achieving optimal physical, mental, and emotional health” (Army Public Health Center). I also believe that sleep is very important for long life and better health. Activity as defined by Webster dictionary is “the state of being active: behavior or actions of a particular kind”. But based on the performance triad is “more than just “exercise” or “working out”- it’s living an active lifestyle” (Army Public Health Center). I too believe that activity is very important to our bodies to stay alive and to be healthy. Nutrition as defined by Webster dictionary is “the process of eating the right kind of food so you can grow properly and be healthy”. But based on the performance triad is “eating or fueling needed for performance that enables top level training, increases energy and endurance, shortens recovery time between activities, improves focus and concentration which helps us look and feel better” (Army Public Health Center). I as well believe that if you don’t have balance in…

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