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see aerobicsaerobics
, [Gr.,=with oxygen], system of endurance exercises that promote cardiovascular fitness by producing and sustaining an elevated heart rate for a prolonged period of time, thereby pumping an increased amount of oxygen-rich blood to the muscles being used.
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, calisthenics
light exercises designed to promote general fitness, develop muscle tone, etc.
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As well as letting people know about the general ethos and values of the new businesses, John is keen to ensure people know precisely what calisthenics is so people understand how it can help them.
Push up to knee tuck by Master Coach Mostafa Mersal at Calisthenics Park near SkyDive Dubai.
This book is a follow-up to Caruso's famous Musical Calisthenics for Brass, and was compiled by Dominic Derasse, a student of Caruso's.
Battle of the Bars, the world's most well-known Calisthenics competition, hosted its second edition in Bahrain during a two-day event at The Avenues Bahrain in April, organized by Discipline Academy and Allayali Events.
In a powerful and dazzling display of intellectual calisthenics, Morton opens our minds to new ways of thinking.
He tailors exercises like planks and handstands to his needs, mixing calisthenics with Pilates and stretching.
Lacson, chair of the Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs, said the measure expanded the coverage of hazing 'to include paddling, whipping, beating, branding, forced calisthenics, exposure to the weather, forced consumption of food, liquor, beverage, drug and other substance as well as any other brutal treatment or forced physical activity which would likely adverse the physical and psychological health of the recruit, member, neophyte or applicant.'
With the help of these, a person can perform exercises which are frequently discerned visually in military, parkour, police and fire, calisthenics and last but not the least, obstacle course race training.
Personal trainer Cameron is one of a handful of fitness experts in the country trained to deliver calisthenics that trains for strength and flexibility via pushing, pulling, lunging and lifting movements using little to no equipment.
8-9, features events such as the strongman/strongwoman, calisthenics, boxing, mixed martial arts, kickboxing, bodybuilding, and many others.
During the week, the staff were offered a wide variety of sessions including yoga, Zumba, CrossFit training, coaching tips, in addition to lectures about the prolonged effect of long sitting, first aid, nutrition and calisthenics. "NBB Health Week" also included a two-day exhibition where health related service providers showcased their products, provided free consultations and express beauty and other therapies.
The evenings will leave visitors buzzing with excitement as they witness first-hand the art of Chinese calligraphy by folk artists, in conjunction with adrenaline-pumping calisthenics performances by the Discipline Academy, there to enthrall the masses with their exemplary acrobatic skills, imparting just a foretaste of what the carnival has in store.