aerobics

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plural noun aer·o·bics \ -biks \

Definition of aerobics

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

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This is a system of physical conditioning intended to improve the body’s ability to take in and use oxygen. Aerobic exercises, such as running, jogging, swimming, and dancing, stimulate heart and lung activity. To produce a benefit, aerobic training must raise the heart rate (pulse) to the exerciser’s training level for at least 20 minutes and include at least three sessions a week.

First Known Use of aerobics

1967


AEROBICS Defined for English Language Learners

aerobics

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Definition of aerobics for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

aerobics

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noun plural aer·o·bics \ -biks \

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


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