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.
« To me fitness is about taking on challenges and learning what you're really capable of. »
It’s smashing goals you never believed you could.
« Then creating new goals and smashing those as well. »
It’s powering through a fitness class.
« …And not dying in the process. »