Highlight the importance of exercise and good personal hygiene during adolescence.


Importance of exercise during adolescence

Just like food, exercise is a daily requirement during adolescence. Scientific evidence indicates that walking, jogging, running and playing games stimulate the growth process and keeps the individual fit. Exercise also helps in better digestion of food and more efficient elimination of toxins from the body. It improves blood circulation and increases the respiratory efficiency of lungs. Physical activity is also important to combat the stress and strain of adolescence.

Importance of good personal hygiene during adolescence

Adolescents need to know how to take care of their evolving and changing body. Bathing daily, use of a proper soap, maintaining dental and oral hygiene, care of the eyes and ears, and proper grooming, are some of the habits that adolescents need to follow regularly.