7 Benefits Of Aerobic Exercise

Aerobic exercise or “with oxygen exercise” is a form of physical exercise that is a combination of rhythmic aerobic with strength and stretch training that is focused on improving all elements of fitness. It is breathing that controls the amount of oxygen that can make it to the muscles to help them burn fuel and move. And Aerobic exercise provides cardiovascular conditioning.

Along with a healthy diet, enough sleep, exercise is some of the keys to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Any kind of exercise is beneficial but Aerobic exercise is one of the best exercises that you can try. Here are some of the benefits of Aerobic exercise.

Helps to increase strength and stamina:

Any kind of exercise helps to increase strength and stamina and Aerobic exercise is no exception. Performing it on regular basis can help you increase your strength and stamina.

Aerobic exercise helps to reduce the risk of diseases like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, heart disease, metabolic syndrome, stroke, and certain types of cancer.

Good for heart health:

It strengthens the heart and helps to efficiently pump blood throughout the body.

Boosts mood:

Aerobic exercise helps to reduce the body’s stress hormones and stimulates the production of endorphins which helps to boost mood.

Increased HDL cholesterol:

It can lower your blood pressure and cholesterol and even keep your arteries clear by raising (HDL) good cholesterol levels and lowering bad cholesterol levels in the blood.

Increase balance:

Doing Aerobic exercise can help to maintain balance and reduce the risk of falls. Falls can have serious health impacts from breaking bones and creating life-long injuries or disabilities. Exercises can reduce the risk of falling.

Helps in weight management:

Exercise helps to burn fat which also helps in weight managgement. If you are looking for weight loss try doing Aerobic exercise along with maintaining a healthy diet

Examples of Aerobic exercise are:

  • Walking

  • Running or jogging

  • Cycling

  • Swimming

  • Biking

  • Hiking

  • Stair climbing

  • Dancing

  • Skiing

  • Rowing

  • Jumping rope

  • Playing sports like hockey, cricket, basketball, football or other games

These are some of the benefits of Aerobic exercise. To know more about fitness contact a fitness coach.


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