Tuesday, May 27, 2014
With so many schools around the USA now either eliminating or reducing the amount of time for gym it should be noted that our bodies are truly complete units. It has been shown now in a variety of studies that exercise, in particular aerobic exercise, can assist in learning and memory. Let's not only exercise ourselves but also give our children the chance to get some good moves in prior to tackling that homework, especially if your school district is one that believe reducing gym time and increasing math time will benefit your child.
Of course this goes for us as well at any age. The more we sit the more we not only lose muscle quality but we also lose brain quality! Yikes!! No one wants that!!
So get a walk in or just march in place while watching your favorite show.
Here is just one article on exercise and the brain which is short and easy to read: