fitness noun

ADJ. full, peak | low | all-round, general, overall | individual, personal | aerobic, physical | match Hendry is back to match fitness and is expected to play.

QUANT. degree, level You need a good level of physical fitness for this sport.

VERB + FITNESS attain He has attained peak fitness this season. | maintain Regular exercise helps to maintain physical fitness. | be back to, get (sb) back to, regain, return to | build (up), enhance, improve, increase, work on A special trainer has been brought in to work on the tennis player's fitness. | prove The coach has given him until next week to prove his fitness.

FITNESS + NOUN level First, determine your present fitness level. | training | programme, regime | check, test | fanatic, freak She's a bit of a fitness freak. She goes running every night. | centre a fitness centre with gymnasium and squash courts

PHRASES health and fitness Walking is good for health and fitness.