Have you ever wondered what are the benefits of being physically active or what is the importance of good nutrition? Today, you are going to learn what the benefits of being physically active are. Also how to design a fitness program and the importance of a good nutrition in your diet as well as some dietary guidelines that will make you healthier. What are the benefits of being physically active? Well, the benefits of being physically active is that it can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing diseases like diabetes, cancer, heart diseases, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. Being physically active can also help you with your mental health too. The way it can do this is by relieving the stress that you have, it can improve your memory, helps you sleep better, and can boost your overall mood in life. Being physically active can also improve your social life by building your self-esteem in which it will improve your social skills.When you are starting or designing a fitness program you have to ask yourself some questions like: Are you healthy enough to start a program, What types of activities do you enjoy, and How much will your planned activities cost. The reason why you should ask yourself these questions is so you can go to a doctor and they can tell you your level of healthiness and tell you what level to start exercising at.You may also want to do the type of activities that you enjoy, because if you don’t you will not enjoy doing exercise as much which might cause you to give up. Also, when designing a fitness program you need to determine your resting heart rate and your target heart rate so you know when to stop exercising so you don’t go over your target heart rate or maximum heart rate. What is the importance of having nutrition in your diet? Nutrition is the process of providing and or obtaining the food that is necessary for good health and for growing. There are seven types of nutrients in the food we eat and they are: carbohydrates, fiber, fats, minerals, vitamins, proteins, and water. Carbohydrates are the main source of energy, fats are a energy storer and are in relation to fat soluble vitamins, fiber is the indigestible portion of our diet and is essential to the digestive system, minerals are inorganic elements occured for the body and which are critical for its normal functions. Also Proteins are essential for growth and to repair muscle and other body tissues, vitamins are water and fat soluble. Vitamins play important roles in many chemical processes in the body, and water is essential for normal body function and because 60% of the human body is water. Also some dietary guidelines say to consume a different variety of foods, to have a good physical activity plan, eat less grain products, eat more vegetables and fruits, eat foods that are lower in saturated fats and cholesterol, consume less sugary foods, and limit salt and sodium.In conclusion, the purpose of this essay was to teach you about the benefits of being physically active. How to design or start a fitness program. As well as the importance of having good nutrition in your diet. And some dietary guidelines that can make you healthier. All these can help you get healthy and have a better life where you feel good because you are not overweight and have a clear mindset.