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  • Water Aerobics Class
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    Water Aerobics Water aerobics has been a strong growing type of exercise for many age groups for years. Water aerobics is a combination of arm and leg movements done in water for beginners. This type of aerobic exercise is typically done for less than an hour. This includes the same type of program as land aerobics with warm up and cool down periods. Swimming exercise uses more of the overall muscle mass of the body than almost any other form of exercise. (Water aerobics, "What is water aerobics...
  • 8 Easy Strokes Sprint 10 Strokes
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    Aquatic Fitness Routine In order to achieve and maintain the benefits of exercise, an aquatic exercise program must follow the main principles of a workout. It should begin with warm-up stretches on the pool deck, followed by an in-pool aerobic warm-up session. Then the actual conditioning activity begins, consisting of 20 to 30 minutes of vigorous 'aerobic' activity. A cool-down period in the pool can end the session, although a toning period is recommended following the cool-down. The followin...
  • Train With A High Level Of Intensity
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    General Guidelines for Strength Training 1. Train with a high level of intensity. It has been shown that the harder you train (intensity), the greater the adaptive response. A high level of intensity is characterized by performing an exercise to the point of concentric (positive) muscular failure, i. e., you " ve exhausted your muscles to the extent that the weight cannot be moved for any more repetitions. 2. Follow the 'double progression' technique in regards to repetitions and weight. For a m...
  • Rest Of The Day With Aerobic Exercises
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    Aerobic Exercise Paper Aerobics is defined as a system of endurance exercises that promote cardiovascular fitness by producing and sustaining an elevated heart rate for a prolonged period of time, thereby pumping an increased amount of oxygen-rich blood to the muscles being used. In the world today a large number of U.S. citizens are over weight, you see them every where from school, to work, you see over weight people. In our fast pace world right now many people don't have time to work out and...
  • Aerobic Exercise
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    Flat stomachs, tone arms, nice, firm buttocks, and nice shapely legs. This sounds like a familiar dream for many women in the world. Most do not think it is possible for them to achieve, but clearly all it takes is time. Aerobics dancing is one of the most effective aids in weight control, with the added benefits of improved self-esteem and confidence. Many people cannot enjoy life due to their weight and other problems brought on by being overweight. Those who are overweight cannot mentally han...
  • Jogging And Walking Aerobic Exercises
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    Have you ever stopped to think how much you actually walk every day? We take dozens of little walking trips just to do errands and daily chores. Walking and Jogging is a way of life to some people more than others, it can improve fitness and trim your body. It can also be an enjoyable experience if you have the proper equipment and the proper strategy. Take brisk 30 to 40 minute walks at least three days a week. Aerobic walking increases the efficiency of your heart and lungs, lowers blood press...
  • Benefits Of Aerobic Exercise
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    AEROBICS What do you think of when the word aerobics enters your mind Have you ever considered applying aerobics to your life Do you know what benefits there are Whatever you may be thinking, here is a more thorough explanation to help better understand what aerobics is. Basically, aerobics is any activity that uses large muscle groups, can be maintained continuously for a long period of time, and is rhythmic in nature. Aerobic activity trains the heart, lungs, and cardiovascular system to proce...
  • Exercise And Heart Rate
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    How Does Exercise Affect The Human Heart Beat Aim: To find out how aerobic and anaerobic exercise affects the heart beat. Introduction: Respiration is continually occurring through out our lives, it may be taken for granted, but without the presence of respiration it would be impossible to survive. Respiration is the breaking down of energy, particularly glucose, from the food we eat, either using oxygen (aerobic) or not using oxygen (anaerobic) to release energy that the body uses for various d...
  • Non Athletes Use Exercise To Relive Stress
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    Stress is a factor in everyday life. It affects everyone at some point, usually more than once, in his or her life. However some people react well to stress, others handle it decently, and then there are some that just can't handle stress at all. My topic of discussion in particular is coping with stress as an athlete, how sports can cause a lot of stress, and how non-athletes use exercise to relive stress. Sports can cause stress from the youngest athlete, an eleven year old who is just trying ...
  • Muscle Requirement For Oxygen
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    OBLA - onset of blood lactic acid accumulation Other wise known as the 'lactate threshold' this is the point at which lactate levels in blood exceed resting values during the lactic acid build up due to exercise. Long term adaptations of OBLA to aerobic training. This point governs the lactic aerobic threshold Trained athletes begin OBLA at higher work intensities And higher values of VO 2 max than untrained people. By definition, the lactate threshold has been thought to reflect the change in d...
  • Web The Benefits Of Aerobic Exercises
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    The Benefits of Aerobics There are many benefits related to aerobics activities. These benefits are more effective if these aerobics exercises are done on a regularly basis, such as two to four times a week. First of all, what types of exercises refer to aerobics? In fact, it is basically "any exercise that helps your use of oxygen more efficiently by reaching and maintaining your Target Heart Range". Aerobics activities may be divided into two categories: high impact and low impact. Low impact ...

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