August 10, 2016

The value of play part 2

This is part two of a three-part series on play.  In episode 136, we discussed the value of sports.  In this episode, I want to go back a bit and explore some of the games we played as kids.

Be it hopscotch, foursquare, or kickball, the games we played as kids were integral in helping us build important fitness modalities.

Let's just go through hopscotch.  Tossing the rock to land on a square for hand-eye coordination.  Hopping on one foot for balance.  Bending to pick up the rock for mobility and balance.

Add to that, the joy of playing with children and I think you can see how playing kids games can be a great way to build fitness and live a more joyful life.

The value of play part 1

The value of play part 3

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