aerobics

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aer·o·bics

noun plural \-biks\

: a system of exercises often done by a group of people while music is playing : a system of aerobic exercises; also : aerobic exercises

Full Definition of AEROBICS

1
singular or plural in construction :  a system of physical conditioning involving exercises (as running, walking, swimming, or calisthenics) strenuously performed so as to cause marked temporary increase in respiration and heart rate
2
:  aerobic exercises

First Known Use of AEROBICS

1967

aer·o·bics

noun plural \-biks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AEROBICS

1
singular or plural in construction : a system of physical conditioning involving exercises (as running, walking, swimming, or calisthenics) strenuously performed so as to cause marked temporary increase in respiration and heart rate
2
: aerobic exercises

aerobics

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

System of physical conditioning for increasing the efficiency of the body's intake of oxygen. Aerobic exercises (e.g., running, jogging, swimming, dancing) stimulate heart and lung activity. To produce a benefit, aerobic training must raise the heart rate (pulse) to the exerciser's target level for at least 20 minutes and include at least three sessions a week. The concept of aerobics was pioneered by Kenneth H. Cooper and popularized in his books Aerobics (1968) and The Aerobics Way (1977).

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