Aerobics, depending on the specific type of aerobics performed, can facilitate targeting four of the seven key components of good health, fitness and mental well-being, and is an excellent form of exercise to incorporate into any fitness program.
Below is a list of the seven key components associated with living a
healthy lifestyle that is filled with good health, fitness, and
Strength Training and Muscular Development
Stretching - Muscles, Ligaments and Tendons
Nutrition and Supplementation
Mental Rest and Relaxation
Achieving your target heart rate while performing an
aerobic workout is one of the prime fundamentals of this form of
exercise. Maintaining your target heart rate for a minimum of 20
consecutive minutes provides an excellent cardiovascular workout.
Oxygen is a huge part of most aerobic programs,
meaning that when your muscles are being stressed, they require oxygen
from the air to be inhaled through the lungs, and thereafter supplied to
the muscle tissue. While performing aerobics, your lungs and heart work
together to provide sufficient oxygen to the soft tissues of your body.
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