Healthy lifestyles In middle school
By Abigail Romba
Do you believe that middle school children should be given the option of attending gym class? Is government control of school cafeteria menu's necessary? So why am I asking you these important guestions? Read on then decide for your self what is necessary for a middle school children to be healthy as I believe gym class,health class, and nutritious school lunches are important.
Most of a middle schooler day is spent sitting in chairs, there for there are a lot of benefits of exercising in gym class. Some of the benefits of exercising are it strengthens your muscles and keeps your bones strong. Exercise has also proven to show an improvement in grades, decrease anxiety, cope better with stress, and lowers your risk for diseases. Gym class also teaches self confidence and team work.
Attending health class is very important so that students learn to make healthy choices. It is necessary to lean about the effects of not eating healthy, using drugs, drinking alcohol, smoking the lack of exercise and unhealthy weight loss such as anorexia. All of these could result in disease such as high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, lung of liver cancer. These diseases can shorten your life span.
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