How can upper body strength affect learning?

In this lesson we will be focusing on having a good strong upper body, so the muscles around your shoulder girdle can help with activities at school such as handwriting. Building that strength can help with stamina which is important to be able to focus on an activity for a period of time, especially in a learning environment at school.

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Lesson summary: How can upper body strength affect learning?

Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Climb stairs

On the spot:
Chair yoga

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