Aerobic Exercise for Health and Fitness

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Aerobic exercises target the heart and the lungs. It is an excellent form of cardio vascular exercises. It strengthens the heart muscles and improves lung capacity. It helps to lose weight, ease stress and helps to prevent many health conditions.

What is aerobic exercise?

Aerobic exercise involves the continuous and repeated movement of large muscle groups. These exercises mainly target the heart and the lungs. The heart and the lungs together form the cardio vascular system.

Aerobics is a very good form of cardio vascular exercise. Aerobic exercises strengthen the cardio vascular system by making the heart pump at a fast pace over a long period of time.

Examples of aerobic exercises -

Running, walking, swimming, rowing, jogging, cycling, skating, skiing, hiking, dancing

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Benefits of Aerobic Exercises

Aerobic exercises along with a healthy diet helps to lose weight

Increases stamina and fitness levels over a period of time

Strengthens the heart and helps the heart to pump blood more efficiently

Removes bad cholesterol from the arteries and boosts the levels of good cholesterol

Helps to relieve stress and work off tension

Strengthens muscles and improves flexibility

Strengthens bones and joints

Decreases stiffness of joints and back pain

Reduces the risk of a stroke or a heart attack

Aerobic exercises help to lead a long and healthy life.

Thirty minutes of aerobic exercises three times a week helps to keep you fit. Before starting any exercise program consult your doctor. Start slowly and gradually increase the pace of aerobic exercises

Always warm up before starting on any form of exercise. Stretch your muscles after exercising to help the muscles to relax and improve flexibility.

References

medicine.net
weightlossresources.org
WebMD


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author avatar cnwriter..carolina
11th Nov 2013 (#)

lots of wise sharings here...many thanks....

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author avatar vellur
11th Nov 2013 (#)

cnwriter carolina, thank you.

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author avatar Mariah
11th Nov 2013 (#)

thank you for sharing this vellur
many valuable things to consider
in this article

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author avatar Delicia Powers
11th Nov 2013 (#)

Very helpful...thank you vellur...

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
12th Nov 2013 (#)

Nice and informative post

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author avatar vellur
12th Nov 2013 (#)

Mariah thank you, health is wealth!

Delicia Powers thank you.

Fern Mc Costigan thank you.

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author avatar Md Rezaul Karim
14th Nov 2013 (#)

Great and healthy...

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author avatar vellur
3rd Dec 2013 (#)

Thank you Md Rezaul Karim.

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