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  • Physical fitness is the missing piece that can unite us as a society, and allow each person to optimize their intelligence, productivity and mental stability
  • Physical fitness — not just looking good but actually feeling good — has a tremendous impact on your self-esteem and your capacity to view yourself as strong and capable of overcoming challenges and working toward a goal
  • Research has convincingly demonstrated that the more physically active children and teenagers are, the better they do academically. Research also shows that when physical education is reinstalled in schools, there’s a greater than 80 percent drop in discipline problems within a single semester
  • Sitting is an independent risk factor for chronic disease and premature death, and has a mortality rate similar to that of smoking, yet U.S. schools force children to remain seated for most of the day
  • By using horizontal, flat desks, children’s posture is also forced into a series of unnatural positions while reading and writing, resulting in deformities, pain and further inhibitions to movement

By Dr. Mercola

Research has convincingly demonstrated that the more physically active children and teenagers are, the better they do academically. As noted by the authors of a 2012 scientific review:


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