Monday, April 18th, 2011

Gymnastics is one of the most popular types of exercises in the market. its use of music, dance, equipment and other facilities have contributed to its popularity. Aerobic exercises are workouts that aim to increase the heart rate for a period of time. This would cause the body to have high intake of oxygen which will result in blood circulation better, weight loss, faster burn calories and fat.

Other physical activities can also be considered as aerobic workouts such as swimming, jogging, walking, jogging, cycling and. An aerobic exercise will begin with a 5 to 10 minutes to warm up and stretching exercises. After warming-up, proper routine will follow, lasting for about 20 to 30 minutes. The last part of the workout will be cooling-down process.

There are different types of aerobic exercises for different levels of individuals. Skills, health and comfort are things to consider when choosing what kind of aerobic exercise will suit the needs of the individual's and capabilities. Some types are:

Low-impact aerobics

As the name implies, low-impact exercises do not include activities that may harm bones and joints such as jumping and bouncing. Exercises performed had lower intensity, thus reducing the risk of overuse injuries and foot. In this exercise, one or both feet should always be in contact with the ground.

Low-impact routine, you do not start with a high note. An individual can start performing exercises at a slower pace and gradually increase its intensity. Low-impact aerobics is ideal for the elderly, obese and overweight individuals and of course, pregnant women.

High impact aerobics

High impact aerobic exercises using different movements. This may include throwing, turning, shuffling, doubling, etc. This kind of training intended to develop the abdominal area, calf, and also the cardiovascular system. If an individual is agile and active prior to working out, then high-impact aerobics may be the best option. But for beginners, slow and low-impact exercise is recommended first. When the individual is already satisfied with this low-impact, then it would be safe to proceed with the second level. Keep in mind that 's choice of doctor is always important.

Step aerobics

Step aerobics uses step benches for working out. This type of gymnastics is really low impact. There are studies that indicate that step aerobics can help a person reduce weight, given the fact that its impact is only half the effect used when riding a bike home. In general, this process or exercise is dedicated to developing the lower body.

Aerobic kickboxing

It is also called cardio boxing. This is one of the most effective workouts for losing weight. Although aerobic kickboxing is tedious, its effects on the body are great. This can definitely help in building more energy and longer durability. It is also called cardioboxing and can burn about 800 calories an hour.

Water aerobics

Another low-impact workout, but gives great results, whether it is for weight loss or improved health of all over-. Water aerobics, according to experts, burns calories faster compared to land exercises due to water's resistance.

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