- the genetic contribution of an individual to the next generation's gene pool relative to the average for the population, usually measured by the number of offspring or close kin that survive to reproductive age.
- the ability of a population to maintain or increase its numbers in succeeding generations.
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How to use fitness in a sentence
“We’re disguising fitness,” said Brett Fuller, the president of SHAPE’s national board of directors, and a curriculum specialist for health and physical education in Milwaukee Public Schools.Kids are shooting hoops with rolled up socks, but pandemic physical education is not canceled|Kelly Field|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Onlookers and friends have taken note of Adams’s garbage hauling habit, including his fitness trainer, Jamie Bredbenner.
So, as fitness improves over time, WHOOP has the data to prove it.Want to Improve Your Running? Focus on Recovery.|Outside Editors|February 5, 2021|Outside Online
The numbers beat Wall Street expectations and are showing no sign of slowing, with another massive quarter expected for the connected fitness brand.Peloton will pump $100M into delivery logistics to ease supply concerns|Brian Heater|February 5, 2021|TechCrunch
Lieberman knows how to make the science and physiology approachable and has a compassionate view of those of us who struggle to maintain a fitness routine.Everything Our Editors Loved in January|The Editors|February 4, 2021|Outside Online
The amenities include a fitness room, a sauna, a beauty parlor, and a karaoke setup.Inside the ‘Surprisingly Great’ North Korean Hacker Hotel|Michael Daly|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sure, your cubicle mate, neighbor, and aunt all own a Fitbit or JawBone fitness tracker.Nothing Says I Love You Like Data|The Daily Beast|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Exercise improves not only physical fitness and health, but also mood and cognition.Magical Gardens for the Blind, Deaf, and Disabled|Elizabeth Picciuto|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“LCDR Peters is an outstanding Supply Corps officer…” says one one fitness report from 2004.The (Sloppy) Swift-Boating of Michigan Democrat Gary Peters|Tim Mak|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The NFL, for instance, has a fitness campaign designed to address childhood obesity.College Football Fattens Players Up and Then Abandons Them|Evin Demirel|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An implied warranty as to quality or fitness for a particular purpose may also be annexed by the usage of trade.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
He could fence, ride, and carry off the prize in games requiring physical prowess as well as mental fitness.The Circular Study|Anna Katharine Green
Ida and Carry were bent upon dressing alike; no easy matter to do, consistently with their perceptions of colours and fitness.Alone|Marion Harland
The special fitness of the notation for the scales of the Enharmonic genus may be regarded as a further indication of its date.The Modes of Ancient Greek Music|David Binning Monro
The close association of Parpon and Valmond—that was droll; yet, too, it had a sort of fitness, she knew scarcely why.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete|Gilbert Parker
British Dictionary definitions for fitness
- the degree of adaptation of an organism to its environment, determined by its genetic constitution
- the ability of an organism to produce viable offspring capable of surviving to the next generation