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exercise:

see physical fitnessphysical fitness,
combined good health and physical development. The object of any program of physical fitness is to maximize an individual's health, strength, endurance, and skill relative to age, sex, body build, and physiology.
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exercise

1. US and Canadian a ceremony or formal routine, esp at a school or college
2. Gymnastics a particular type of event, such as performing on the horizontal bar
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Mixed aerobic exercise provided the greatest improvement, followed by walking, cycling and recumbent stepping -- a machine that allows stepping while in a seated position.
Despite the benefits of aerobic exercise as a core treatment for fibromyalgia, patients in the trial had difficulty continuing with the aerobic exercise programme.
The athletes performed the aerobic exercise or stretching programs approximately 20 minutes per day, and reported their daily symptoms and compliance via a website.
"We hypothesized that aerobic exercise would have cognitive benefits, even in this younger age range, but that age might moderate the nature or degree of the benefit," Dr.
The concurrent group exercise consisted of aerobic exercise and resistance training, aerobic exercise group, and control group for 20 weeks' study.
Aerobic exercise also enhances the function of your respiratory system, including improved lung capacity, as well as improving blood glucose levels, strengthening muscles and bones, and helping with weight loss.
Digital cycle ergometer (COSCO, MODEL-CEB-JK-7007 A) which displays heart rate and level of exercise was used for the aerobic exercise. The aerobic training was designed to exercise the upper and lower body: For high-intensity group--subject exercised at Level 5, at 50 rpm, accounting to 150 watts (900 kpm) for 15 min at 80% HR max (80% [VO2.sub.max]) and for low-intensity group--subject exercised at Level 3, at 75 rpm, accounting to 90 watts (540 kpm) for 30 min at 50 % HR max (50% [VO2.sub.max]).
You don't need much aerobic exercise to receive its benefits.
They found that the individuals assigned to the aerobic exercise program showed significant improvements in how their body used oxygen and had less cardiac stiffness -- two markers of a healthier heart.
Conclusion: The supervised structured aerobic exercise training programme along with routine medication and dietary plan positively influenced level of exertion, dyspnoea, maximum oxygen consumption and body mass index than routine medication and dietary plan in patients with type 2 diabetes.
In a first of its kind international collaboration, researchers from Australia's National Institute of Complementary Medicine at Western Sydney University and the Division of Psychology and Mental Health at the University of Manchester in the UK examined the effects of aerobic exercise on a region of the brain called the hippocampus, which is critical for memory and other brain functions.
Consistently managing a lifestyle including 30 minutes or more of aerobic exercise three or four times weekly over a period of years can be most difficult.