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    28 Things That Are Worth Getting In Shape For

    Proof that there's no one way to be fit.

    We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what fitness means to them. Here's what they said.

    Fitness is:

    1. Experiencing the euphoria of an endorphin rush.

    2. Accomplishing what you set out to do.

    3. Feeling powerful in every way.

    4. Discovering you can do amazing things with your body.

    5. Never having to slow down.

    6. Keeping up with a toddler.

    7. Banishing anxiety.

    8. Being happy with how you look.

    9. Surpassing your limits.

    10. Striving for balance.

    11. Being emotionally stable.

    12. Being the horror movie character who survives.

    13. A sign that you're improving yourself.

    14. Being able to try anything.

    15. Loving yourself.

    16. Keeping up with the demands of your job.

    As a student paramedic, to me, fitness means that I can do my job properly and not be limited by my physical endurance. —andyb49c668ad7

    17. Being healthy at any size.

    18. .An unbeatable mind-body connection.

    19. Feeling strong and in control of your body.

    20. Making time to achieve a goal.

    21. A way to stay positive and sane.

    22. A way to combat chronic pain.

    23. Crushing your goals.

    24. Being able to walk.

    25. Overcoming adversity.

    26. Living the good life.

    27. Dominating on the court.

    28. And, of course, loving the way you look in your birthday suit.

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