Being Educated Physically

Mike Phillips Health and Fitness

Physical Education

Most people are only educated in a single dimension. Ever since starting kindergarten, society has mainly focused on exercising the minds of students. The system is set up to prioritize mental education and disregard physical education. Educating the physical is as equally necessary as educating the mental in order for human beings to reach full functioning capacity.

What is physical education?

In order to become physically educated, we have to understand what physical education is. Let’s define the words ‘physical’ and ‘education’. According to dictionary.com, physical means, “of or relating to the body” and education is defined as, “the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life.” Thus, in combination, physical education is the process of acquiring general knowledge, reasoning, and judgment of one’s body.

Like mental education, educating…

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