Exercise: How to Stay Active

Frequently Asked Questions

4. What are signs that I'm becoming more fit?

As you become more active, you'll probably notice signs that you're getting more fit.

  • You have more energy.
  • Your overall mood and outlook on life have improved.
  • It's easier to do your usual daily activities.
  • Climbing a couple of flights of stairs is easier.
  • It's easier to get in and out of the car.
  • You can get down on the floor and play a game with your grandchildren, and get back up again more easily when the game is over.
  • You're sleeping better at night.
  • You have less pain when you move around.
  • Symptoms of an ongoing health condition may improve.