By making the decision to learn about the health and fitness industry, you have proved to yourself you care about health. You may go on to be a fitness coach or work in the health industry where you offer others advice, guidelines and make positive suggestions to improve their health, you must fully acknowledge that individual people are the only ones who are responsible for their own state of health.
Of course, everyone is free to make lifestyle choices which affect their health. For example, if someone chooses to smoke, they choose to damage their heart, arteries and lungs (there are extensive areas of damage throughout the body as a result of cigarette smoking, but these are the major organs affected), whereas if someone makes the decision to not smoke they are managing their state of health in whichever way they can – avoiding risk.
Ways in which a person can manage their state of health through lifestyle choices are outlined below:
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