Think of your efforts for fitness as having a purpose. Just as an athletes training program and dedication is directed towards sporting acievement, so our regular exercise and healthy eating efforts can be directed towards a purpose, be it increasing our general health and wellbeing. To more tangible ones such as increasing our options for recreation and outdoor activities.
A point in question as i am now in Sydney Australia and hoping to use my fitness to attempt the Sydney bridge walk! that is when being fit for life brings further enjoyment. So lets all keep on with our journey towards better health and fitness.