Sunday, September 8, 2013

DEAR: Article Club

Happy Monday Advisees!!!

If you are interested in reading articles that everyone in class is reading, here are links. This week's theme is Mental Health and Physical Activity.


Why is Exercise Good for Mental Health?
This is a neat article summarizing a study about how mental health and exercise are intertwined.
As you read, think about...
      -What are the two proposed predictions about how exercise improves mental health?
      -What is the relationship between teenage mental health and exercise?
      -Which prediction do you think is true?

13 Awesome Mental Health Benefits of Exercise
YAY! MOVING! OUTDOORS! FRIENDS! LONG TERM HEALTH!
As you read, think about...
      -Which benefits are the most valuable to you? Why?

Count on Yoga: 38 Ways Yoga Keeps you Fit
As you may know, I'm a yoga teacher after school... So I may be a bit biased, but I think yoga is awesome and here's an article that counts the ways :-)
As you read, think about...
      -What benefits do you want from being active?
      -What benefits surprise you?

Running Your Best in the Teen Years
Thinking about starting to run? Already obsessed with running? Here is an article with some great insight!
As you read, think about...
      -How can you start running safely?
      -If you have friends who run, do you think they need to read this article?
      -If you could run anywhere, where would you go? Why?

Enjoy!! And remember to log what you read in your reading log!

Ms. Nickel


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