Benefits of Daily Physical Activity:
It is widely acknowledged that physical activity is essential to children’s growth and development. Regular physical activity can have a positive impact on students’ physical, mental, and social well-being. In particular, physical activity is likely to have an impact on students’achievement, readiness to learn,behaviour, and self-esteem. Positive experiences with physical activity at a young age also help lay the foundation for healthy, productive lives.
Daily Physical Education Monthly TIPS
September: Keep a Positive Mental Outlook. There's a definitive connection between living well and healthfully and having a cheerful outlook on life.
October: Reduce Stress. Some techniques recommended by experts are to think positive thoughts. Spend 30 minutes a day doing something you like.
November: Move More. Make it a daily challenge to find ways to move your body. Climb stairs if given a choice between that and escalators or elevators.
December: Hydrate. Drinking water will help ensure you are properly hydrated, which will ultimately reduce your risk of sustaining or experience cramps.
January: Best way to exercise. The exercises you choose should be tailored to what you like to do and then optimized for fitness and to avoid injury.
February: Combine and Conquer. Aerobic activities help your heart and lungs and stretching improves your flexibility, weight training will improve your strength and endurance, and a combination of all three makes for an optimal exercise plan.
March: Cool it. Cooling down can help prevent those dizzy spells and even fainting that can occur when you stop a vigorous workout suddenly.
April: Friendly Food Guide. Consuming foods from all the food group pyramid is a great way to ensure that your body is receiving what it needs.
May: Get your zzzzzz’s. While you are sleeping your body is repairing muscles and cells. Sleep is also essential for the correct production of your hormones. Try for 8 hours sleep and see how much more refreshed you feel in the morning.
June: More energy and stamina. The more you workout, the more energy you have. Regular workouts will also mean that you will have more endurance to deal with daily activities, and your day won’t seem so hard or tiring.
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