2. Make exercise a regular part of your life
One of the most important fitness habits to develop at a young age is to exercise every day. It can be walking, jogging, running, swimming, whatever. Even if you are not trying to lose weight, you need to exercise to stay healthy.
Regular exercise helps protect you from high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. It can also help fight anxiety, depression and mood swings. If you develop this habit while you’re young, your future self will definitely thank you.