SAG 1月30日活動 ラジオ体操を世界に広めよう
These days the weather is suddenly becoming freezing cold. Despite though, it did not stop the kids from coming to the YMCA and practicing English conversion. Today’s topic is about doing radio exercises. And we did the radio exercises with people from Indonesia and China. Due to the similar cultures shared between Japan and China, from a little age, we have the habit of doing radio exercises, however, it was the first time for Indonesia people to try to practice it.
At the beginning, as usual, Q San leader started today’s activity by introducing relative background which is about Olympic knowledge this time. When being asked what are the necessities to hold the Olympic games, a 6-year primary school student named Kohei gave the answer: for the purpose of enhancing immunity. Indeed, due to the coronavirus pandemic, numerous activities have been cancelled and some people have to change their workstyles, in this way, they have less activities than before, as a result, more people being suffered from illness. In order to stimulate our body mechanism and improve our health, we need find various ways to do exercise! In this regard, a Japanese amateur player who is professional at doing radio exercise was invited today to teach us how to perform radio exercise in the right way.
Actually, there are 13 steps in total of radio exercise, which takes about 3.30 minutes to complete. It was extremely exhausting to complete all these steps with heart and great efforts. Only if allocating that amount of time, it a totally different impact would be posed on your health. Previous to doing it, everyone felt a little bit of sleepy, however, just after three minutes’ exercise, since our blood circulation was stimulated and more oxygen could be carried to our brain, everyone become spirited up and excited. What’s more, we were also told doing radio exercise could also make us become smart by enhancing connections between neurons in brain. At the end, during the report time, we even did the radio exercise with kids’ parents.
At last, personally speaking, I did acquire many things from radio exercise today. When recalling back my childhood, I really disliked doing radio exercise at that time since it was boring compared with other sports exercises and took some time everyday. However, when knowing numerous healthy benefits brought by it, I feel it obliged to do it, not just myself, but to tell my friends and family and as many as people surrounding me.