Question by jasmine: Why is flexibility important to physical fitness?
I am a very good athlete, and recently took the Presidential Challenge. I passed Presidential (better than 85%) with ease on every single test and finally took the flexibility test. I didn’t even get the National level (better than 50%) on that. I’m clearly pretty angry because now I can’t get any kind of award. My question is, why is flexibility important? What does it have to do with my overall physical fitness, because I play sports year round and it never seems to interfere. Also, how can I become more flexible? I’m only a few centimeters off.
Answer by Michael Flexibility is extremely beneficial to your health.
The most important attribute to flexibility is that you are less prone to injury. It will also help you in all aspects of fitness as well, and not just being able to touch your toes.
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Question by Anoymous: How does physical appearance of a guy/girl affects to be selected for the job?
i mean whether a guy looks affects or play any role in getting some job. like if he is tall and good looking. and also if he is waering 3 piece suit and same for teh girl..if she is beautiful…attractive, then chances of getting job is high, is that true? specially in canada or usa?..personal experience r encourage
Answer by wizzards_23 Well, recent studies show that thinner/prettier/handsomer people usually get the job. And depending on the industry, age discrimination plays into it also.
Three-piece suits are pretty much out for job interviews unless you’re applying for an attorney in a prestigious law firm.
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Courtney Myer, a licensed physical therapist at Akron Children’s Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, explains how important it is to build a level of trust with all teen patients and relate to them on a personal level. Video Rating: 5 / 5