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  Aerobic exercise - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aerobic literally means "with oxygen", and refers to the use of oxygen in muscles' energy-generating process.
Aerobic capacity is defined as the maximum volume of oxygen consumed by the muscles during exercise.
Aerobics notably does not increase the resting metabolic rate as much as some forms of weight-training, and may therefore be less effective at reducing obesity.
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 Aerobics and weight loss. Water aerobics, step aerobics
The word aerobic literally means "with oxygen" or "in the presence of oxygen." Aerobic exercise is any activity that uses large muscle groups, can be maintained continuously for a long period of time and is rhythmic in nature.
In general, aerobic exercise are those activities that require large muscle work, elevate the heart rate to between 60 percent and 80 percent of maximal heart rate, are continuous in nature, and are of 15 to 60 minutes in duration.
Aerobic exercise is an effective way to lose fat only if you are motivated enough to workout frequently, aerobics only burn fat during the workout so if you want encouraging results you need to be able to exercise daily and for longer periods.
www.hateweight.com /aerobic_and_weight_loss.html   (1155 words)

Aerobics classes are a specialised form of exercise aimed at strengthening the body's cardiovascular system without overly stressing any particular part of the body.
Anaerobic exercise is the opposite of aerobic exercise.
The usefulness of aerobic vs anaerobic exercise is debated.
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 - Aerobics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Because aerobic dancing involves quick lateral movements, jumping, and leaping for extended periods of time, proper care of the foot plays a crucial part in keeping the entire body fit to endure the "pain" that precedes the "gain" of a more fit physique and efficient heart and respiratory system.
Impact forces from aerobics can reach up to six times the force of gravity, which is transmitted to each of the 26 bones in the foot.
Aerobics may even provide a more vigorous workout than jogging, and injuries will inevitably occur if you don't listen to your body and exercise your common sense as well as your muscles.
www.podiatrists.org /visitors/foothealth/sports/aerobics   (1594 words)

Aerobics is popular because it has the appeal of dance, offers the companionship of a group, and costs very little.
Water, or aqua, aerobics is hard on the muscles and soft on the joints, and allows you to reach a greater range of motion than you can on land.
Aerobic classes may stress sports movements, circuit workouts that provide muscle toning and strengthening along with aerobic conditioning, power yoga or tai chi moves, or a blend of styles.
www.kraftcanada.com /en/WeightManagementCentre/Fitness/ActivitiestoTry   (538 words)

 FitnessZone International - Aerobics Page
The growing popularity of aerobic dance exercise over the past three decades was a major driving force behind the tremendous growth of the fitness industry and the emergence of the modern health club as we know it.
The aerobics section is mainly aimed at improving cardiorespiratory endurance and body composition and uses large body movements performed continuously so that the heart rate remains elevated.
Following the aerobic workout, a cool-down phase reduces the heart rate toward resting levels and prevents excessive pooling of blood in the lower extremities.
www.fitnesszone.co.za /aerobics.htm   (379 words)

 Aerobic Dance: Avoiding Injury
While recently the aerobics craze has had its ups and downs, in 2002 Gym memberships were reportedly up 7% and aerobics is having a return to its dance roots.
Aerobic dance has blossomed into a sport for all to have fun while losing weight and keeping in shape.
The requirements of aerobics are for shoes that provide stability for side to side motion and are also supportive while permitting both twisting and turning.
www.aapsm.org /aerobics.html   (1963 words)

 The Benefits of Aerobic Exercises
Aerobic exercise is any extended activity that makes you breathe hard while using the large muscle groups at a regular, even pace.
Aerobic refers to any exercise that helps you use oxygen more efficiently by reaching and maintaining your Target Heart Range - the safest range of heart beats per minute during exercise.
Multiplying this number by 60% tells her that her safe rate is 106 beats per minute while her goal would be to bring the rate up to 80% or 141 beats per minute as her fitness level improves.
www.new-fitness.com /Aerobics   (780 words)

 Aerobics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Aerobic exercise is any endurance exercise in which the volume of breathing is increased and the heart beats faster than usual for a prolonged period of time.
Beginning in the 1980s, the word "aerobics" started to be used to define classes at health clubs and gyms that combine endurance and toning exercises.
Examples include funk aerobics, which incorporates dance moves into the routines; step aerobics, during which you step on and off a small platform; and slide aerobics, which employs vinyl or plastic strips on which participants slide back and forth in a skating motion.
tms.ecol.net /fitness/aeromain.htm   (160 words)

 Aerobics -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Aerobics is defined as any form of exercise in which oxygen levels in the blood become increased.
Aerobic exercises are long in duration but low on intensity.
Aerobic exercises are activities that get the heart beating but don't have you gasping for air.
www.health-news.co.uk /Fitness/Aerobics.php   (200 words)

Aerobic Oxygen [ozemail.com] - formula that harbors a very high concentration of stabilized non-toxic electrolytes of oxygen.
Aerobic Oxygen - formula of non-toxic stabilized electrolytes of oxygen (in French, English, and Spanish).
Aerobic Oxygen - formula that harbors a very high concentration of stabilized non-toxic electrolytes of oxygen.
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The word aerobic means "with oxygen" and refers to an activity which requires an increased amount of oxygen as the level, duration, and intensity of exercise becomes greater.
This individual is nationally certified in all phases of aerobic conditioning.
The fee for the Aerobic program, is a flat fee of $15.00 a semester.
www.wcupa.edu /_SERVICES/stu.rec/aerobics.htm   (588 words)

 Water aerobics exercise
Aerobics can be defined as any physical exercise that increases the heart rate and increases the body's intake of oxygen long enough to benefit the condition of the human body.
One benefit is that water aerobics allows a person to exercise every muscle and every joint in the body all at the same time.
Water aerobics are generally performed in water that is up to a person's waist or maybe even up to their chest, depending on the specific exercise they are doing.
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 Water Aerobics
Because water aerobics are often performed in chest-deep water, this type of exercise appeals to swimmers and non-swimmers alike.
Water aerobics are usually led by a fitness instructor and may be performed with or without music.
Water aerobics are conducted both in waist- to chest-deep water and in deep water (flotation devices are used in deep water).
www.healthatoz.com /healthatoz/Atoz/hl/fit/card/water.jsp   (1880 words)

 Misc.fitness.aerobic FAQ
Aerobic activity trains the heart, lungs and cardiovascular system to process and deliver oxygen more quickly and efficiently to every part of the body.
Any aerobic activity which you enjoy doing enough to do 3-5 times a week at a moderate intensity for at least 20 continuous minutes at a time will help you burn lots of calories; dance/step aerobics, bicycling, swimming, basketball, soccer, running, skating, hiking, and walking are all good examples.
Step aerobics is a form of aerobic activity which is performed on a platform that usually ranges from 4" to 10" in height.
www.faqs.org /faqs/misc-fitness/aerobic-faq   (11250 words)

 Aerobics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The word "aerobic" is derived from the root word for "air." It refers to any activity that increases the efficiency of the body's oxygen delivery system.
Aerobic exercises, such as jogging, raise the heart rate and quicken breathing through continuous movement.
High impact aerobics classes involve a lot of bouncing and jumping and resemble a dance class at times.
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 Aerobics - Sports Equipment Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Aerobics is a excellent way to lose weight and tone up muscle.
The aerobic dance routines are fairly simple in a low impact class so that anybody can follow along to it.
A high impact aerobic class is more challenging and should only be done after you wish to increase the intensity of your...
www.dooyoo.co.uk /sports-equipment/aerobics   (269 words)

 Aerobics Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Aerobics is an effective physical exercise done to music.
Aerobics is very popular with women who do it together in a group or alone in front of the television.
Aerobics are a form of aerobic exercise, but they are not the only one.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/a/ae/aerobics.html   (120 words)

Aerobics can help you lose weight, build strength and endurance, and will improve your overall health.
If you train aerobically on a regular basis, some important metabolic changes take place inside the body.
At the cellular level aerobic exercise force your body to adapt to new conditions of life and new demands.
www.suite101.com /welcome.cfm/aerobics   (317 words)

 Aerobics 101 | AHealthyMe.com
Regular aerobics strengthens the heart and lungs, helps raise your HDL ("good" cholesterol) level, tones muscles, and burns calories and fat.
Aerobics is also a great stress-buster and mood-booster: Whether from the body's release of "feel-good" endorphins or the simple camaraderie of sweating together, you'll likely feel calmer, more alert, and happier after class.
Talk to the teacher: He or she should be certified by a reputable group such as the American Council on Exercise (ACE) or the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) as well as proficient in CPR and first aid.
www.ahealthyme.com /topic/topic13890   (818 words)

 AllRefer.com - aerobics, Sport (Sports) - Encyclopedia
Such aerobic activities as running, swimming, and cycling can improve the body's use of oxygen, thereby allowing the heart to work less strenuously.
Since the 1980s, the term has indicated a specific type of physical fitness routine that involves a fast-paced series of exercises usually performed to the accompaniment of music.
Aerobics has become one of the most popular forms of physical exercise in the United States, spawning growing memberships in exercise clubs and creating a large commercial market that includes celebrity exercise videotapes and aerobic gear.
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 World Aerobics
Aerobics is a key part of healthy living.
Note that the contents here are not presented from a medical practitioner, and that any and all health care planning should be made under the guidance of your own medical and health practitioners.
Having spent hours ourselves searching for information, site by site on Aerobics we thought it would be helpful to gather all the information we had located together in one place.
aerobics.hugese.com   (499 words)

 Open Directory - Health: Fitness: Aerobics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) - The world's largest fitness educator, providing certification to fitness professionals, and educational materials for professionals, corporations, and enthusiasts.
Aqua Aerobics - Education, training, and aquatic exercise clinics for individuals, fitness trainers, organizations, and hosting groups.
Cooper Aerobics Center - Includes clinic, spa, hotel, in a 30 acre resort-like setting.
dmoz.org /Health/Fitness/Aerobics   (320 words)

 aerobics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A typical class includes a warm-up, 20 to 30 minutes of high- and low-impact aerobic dance moves to train the cardiovascular system and burn calories, a cool-down, muscular endurance exercises, and stretching.
The class format is similar to Aerobics I, but the choreography is more challenging, and the intensity of exercise is higher.
Students can expect to improve their technique in step aerobics and muscular strength/endurance exercises and enhance cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength, and flexibility.
darkwing.uoregon.edu /~pars/phys_ed/aerobics/aerobics.html   (435 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In fact, the appeal of stationary cycling lies in the absence of the fancy footwork and high impact bouncing found in traditional aerobics classes.
A fun workout in the pool with emphasis on aerobic movements in the water.
This class combines low impact aerobic movements and gentle stretching in the pool.
www.dcjcc.org /sports/fitnesscenter/fitnessclasses.php   (244 words)

 Bhangra Aerobics - Home
Aerobics is the best cardiovascular exercise to raise your heart rate quickly and get results if you want to loose pounds or inches.
If aerobics was actually fun, would that motivate you to do it at least three times a week?
Do it a few times and see how fun Aerobics can be.
ranal.net   (224 words)

 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Aerobics
Aerobics is an effective physical exercise which is often done to music.
Aerobics is very popular with women who do it together in a group following an instructor or alone in front of the television.
In the 1960s, Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper introduced an exercise training in order to strengthen the heart and the lungs and took the first step of the "aerob" training in the United States.
www.singaporemoms.com /parenting/Aerobics   (102 words)

 Aeromic aerobics headset microphone systems   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Aeromic is the superior headset microphone specifically designed for the aerobics industry.
Four years of research and development including extensive prototype testing by leading fitness instructors has resulted in a fitness mic system that is the pinnacle of sweat resistant technology.
Importantly, the Aeromic system can help save the voices of aerobics instructors from stress damage, which is the most valuable saving of all.
www.aeromic.ca   (487 words)

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