Aerobics

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Aerobics is an effective physical exercise which is often done to music. Apart from staying power, strength, flexibility, and coordination are trained. 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. His published book Aerobics finally led to a gymnastic staying power-training, to Aerobics.

Aerobics is done in order

  • to improve fitness,
  • to burn up calories,
  • to shape body,
  • to strengthen physical well-being, and
  • to keep fit.

There are different types of Aerobics, namely

Apart from

  • a Warm up,
  • a Cardio part, and
  • a Cool down,

one lesson also consists of

  • Floorwork, and
  • Stretching.

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