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The Benefits of Aerobic Exercises

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Exercise has become a necessity for all of us, given the hectic lifestyles we live. Aerobic exercises include many kinds of routines.Some are executed moderately and over an extended time period, while some are rigorous and intense.

Generally, aerobic exercises engage a warm-up routine, accompanied by a period of average to intense exercises, and ultimately the cool-down routine. Aerobic exercises are different from anaerobic exercises, that are usually focused upon only in the name of exercise.

So, what exactly is aerobic exercise?

Aerobic means ‘with oxygen’. Aerobic exercise strengthen the heart rate and makes one breath deeply for a long time period.


This type of exercise aids the body to replenish the levels of oxygen in the body. The good thing about aerobic exercise is that it renders cardiovascular conditioning.

Here, due to the enhanced levels of breathing in this kind of exercise, it enhances the oxygen levels that are available to the body. This aids the heart to use the oxygen in a more efficacious way.

Aerobic exercise is the one such type of exercise that is more useful for those who wobble from the thought of exercising. Aerobics makes it more facile for a person to select the kind of fitness program that would best suit him/her as per the person’s interest.

Benefits of aerobic exercise are such that it aids the body to deliver the correct amount of oxygen content to the muscles of the body that can be used for energy.


Some Benefits of Doing Aerobics

  • Helps The Immune System:Many studies have shown that people who exercise daily are less prone to modest viral infections such as flu.
  • Improving Mental Health: Daily aerobic exercise releases the natural painkillers of the body that is endorphins, which among other things comes down anxiety and stress.
  • Weight Loss: During aerobic exercise the body burns fat and as a consequence the total body fat is attenuated.
  • Better Cardiac Function: The heart receives more blood per beat. That means that the heart rate is condensed in times of during the exercise and relaxation.
  • Increases The Duration of Life: Research by HarvardUniversity revealed that for the very first time there was a scientific link between increased life duration and exercise. While then, other research supports this initial assessment.
  • Better Lungs: As it enhances the maximum oxygen consumption by the body.
  • Increases Body Resistance:Maybe during or promptly after exercise you feel tiredness, but in the long-term exercise enhance the strength and the sense of well-being keeping exhaustion away.
  • Healthy Cholesterol Levels: Changing levels of good cholesterol in the blood make you healthy.
  • Removal of Bad Fats: It Keeps down high blood triglycerides.
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  • No More Laziness: It stimulates your mind and body and offers huge resistance to tiredness or fatigue.
  • Better Psychological State: It betters mood, psychological stress with more vitality, alters risk of anxiety or depression.
  • Good For People Who Can't Sleep: It is one of the best exercises that aids us to be well slept.
  • Good Physique: Aerobic exercise aids to keep the body fit and toned.
  • Lactic Acid Accumulation: It decreases the accumulation of lactic acid which gets muscle burning and pain. 
  • Good For Hypertension Patients: It is really good for people with high blood pressure as it reduces pressure of blood and heart rate.

Water Aerobics Benefits

Aqua aerobics or water aerobics is a huge combination of exercise and fun. The exercise involves different movements of the body in a rhythmic style and also some special kinds of dance steps.

A session of water aerobics has a time period of about 30 to 40 minutes of chest in deep water exercised. This form of exercise is suitable for all age groups. Especially for elder or senior people, this exercise renders more comfort than other sports.

The water aerobics benefits are defined as follows:

  • Cardiovascular conditioning is improved that is the significant health benefits of water aerobics. 
  • People doing this form of exercise that is water aerobics have been found to have high level of HDL (good) and healthy circulation of the blood as well. 
  • Water aerobic exercises are also helpful in treating medical disorders such as osteoporosis and arthritis.

Benefits of Water Aerobics

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2010 hassam


Ron on July 17, 2011:

This is a great read. Thanks for publishing it.

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