Personal fitness is an individual effort and desire to be the best one can be. Regardless of their current levels of personal fitness, in the twelve weeks it will take Scouts to complete the athletic requirements for this merit badge, they will be in better shape, feel better about themselves, have more energy, and gain self-confidence in their overall abilities.
The mind, body and spirit are all essential components of personal fitness. From nutrition and body composition to strength and aerobic fitness, this pamphlet covers all the topics you need to understand in order to earn the Personal Fitness merit badge.
Successfully completing this merit badge is one of the requirements to earn the rank of Eagle Scout.