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Healthy Exercise Skills Lead Kids Away From Video Games

Posted: April 24, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Blaine Pierce, 10, fourth-grader from Harp Elemenary School runs in a relay Tuesday at the Arkansas Governor’s Council on Fitness Great Arkansas Workout at the All-Star Sports Arena in Springdale. Fourth-graders from Harp and Asbell elementary schools had the opportunity to play different sports and drills as they learned about fitness and health.

James Davison showed fourth-graders how to do karate kicks Tuesday as part of the Great Arkansas Workout to energize and keep them away from video games.

At A Glance

Great Arkansas Workout

Activities and sports at the 2013 event:

-Volleyball

-Core Training

-Karate

-Gymnastics

-Baseball

-Soccer

-Yoga

Source: Alisha Watson, Business Manager For AthletePlus Physical Therapy And Spine

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Jonathan Hernandez, 11, an Asbell fourth-grader, delivers a side kick to James Davison at the All-Star Sports Arena in Spring... (By: Anthony Reyes)

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