Introduction: Physical exercise is one of the best ways to be healthy for students, because it involves both aspects of health. There are many ways to remain healthy such as food, medicine, rest, living condition etc. but neither of them involves both body and mind. It is only the physical exercise that involves them both. The term “physical exercise” means the movement of different parts of the body regularly. It preserves and improves our health.
Physical exercise is for everybody. We should bear in mind that progress of life of a man depends upon his health. For the students Physical exercise is the best way to preserve health. There are various kinds of physical exercise. Walking, racing, boxing, swimming, riding, wrestling, gymnastics, etc are also good forms of physical exercise. Besides, football, cricket, hockey, tennis, badminton; ha-du-du, kabadi, etc are good forms of physical exercise.
Types of Physical exercise: There are different forms of physical exercise. The good forms of exercises are walking, swimming, running, riding, rowing, racing, wrestling, and playing many outdoor and indoor games. Different kinds of outdoor and indoor games like football, volley ball, hand ball, hockey, cricket, badminton, tennis etc are also good forms of exercises. All forms of exercises are not fit for all ages. Only walking is good for the old, the sick and the weak.
Time and Value of Physical exercise: Morning and evening are the best time of taking physical exercise. We should take an exercise in the open air. We should not take exercise in empty stomach or just after taking meal. But over exercise is harmful to health. so a person should take exercise at the right time.
The value of physical exercise is very great. There is a common saying ‘Health is wealth.’ A sound health is the key to success and happiness of life. And physical exercise is the pre-condition of good health. It builds our body strong and active. It helps us to digest food properly. It gives us sound sleep. It keeps us free from diseases. It makes us cheerful. It removes the monotony of studies and Works. It ensures our happier, easier and longer life.
Important for the students of Physical exercise: Physical exercise is very important for students. They do hard mental work. So they need sound body and sound mind which depends on regular exercise. A student having good health can do well in examination. Again, a bright student having no sound health cannot do better result in the examination.
It is in views of the above arguments that the educational institutions put emphasis on the physical exercise of the students. There is a physical instructor for this in the schools/colleges. He/she involves all the students in games, sports and physical exercise. He/she provokes friendship and cooperation among the students through these activities. So, physical exercise is the pre-condition of making a good result in the examination.
Neglecting physical exercise is very harmful to health. None finds joy, interest or comfort in life without taking physical exercise regularly. Many students sit down closely to their books and refuse to take physical exercise. They easily fall victims to many diseases and become sick and can’t prosper in life.
Conclusion: Health is wealth. It is the root of all success and happiness. Physical exercise helps to achieve this invaluable/priceless wealth. Therefore, we see that physical exercise generates enthusiasm, friendship, fellow feeling and co-operation along with making the body fit for working, reading and for living a healthy life. So, in order to face the battle of life successfully, we should take physical exercise regularly.