Definition of step aerobics

: aerobics that involves repeatedly stepping on and off a raised platform

called also step training

Examples of step aerobics in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Guthrie has shared her mastery of in-room step aerobics. Erin Jensen, USA TODAY, 27 July 2021 Bring a new dimension to activities such as walking, squats, lunges, step aerobics, and pilates. Popular Science, 9 Mar. 2021 Similarly, group exercise can increase feelings of mastery – thanks to growing competence, for example, at spinning or step aerobics. Jacob Meyer, The Conversation, 29 Dec. 2020 The American fitness market has been thriving ever since, absorbing things such as yoga and ballet and creating whole new workouts, such as step aerobics. Amanda Mull, The Atlantic, 8 Sep. 2020 Colussi recommends that parents, especially shorter ones, place a step aerobics stepper next to the crib. Anna Nowogrodzki, New York Times, 17 Apr. 2020 Moderate-intensity aerobic work would involve a heart rate level between 70 and 80 percent of your max and could include workouts like step aerobics and jogging. Amy Schlinger,, 7 Apr. 2020 Participants do yoga, step aerobics, and go to fitness centers and work out together. Julie Landry Laviolette, miamiherald, 26 Mar. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of step aerobics

1985, in the meaning defined above

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“Step aerobics.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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