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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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Workouts that combine cardiovascular exercise and weight training into one session are called concurrent workouts.
It is also excellent cardiovascular exercise, and puts knees and joints under minimal strain.
Chapters claim that starches, not fat, are what fuel heart disease; warn against the health risks of a vegetarian lifestyle (vitamin B12 deficiency is a problem that can only be remedied with supplements, and other important nutrients are much less likely to be consumed in a vegetarian lifestyle); and recommend interval-exercise and weight training for improved heart health rather than long-duration cardiovascular exercise. Denouncing widely accepted principles in favor of lifestyle changes especially tailored for optimum heart health, The Doctor's Heart Cure offers a refreshing counter-point view and is especially recommended for those with a heart at risk seeking to gather all the information they can on their own in addition to consulting with a physician in person.
-- Cardiovascular exercise improves cognitive performance and cortical function in elderly people, and appears to roll back age-related losses in brain volume, according to a series of studies that Stanley J.
Some people start with as little as two minutes of cardiovascular exercise a day.
-- Cardiovascular exercise improves cognitive performance and cortical function in elderly people, and it also appears to roll back age-related losses in brain volume, according to a series of studies described by Stanley J.
A YOU should try to do some form of cardiovascular exercise such as running, walking, swimming or aerobics for 30 minutes, three times a week.
Owner and creator of Brentwood's hardcore, high-concept fitness studio Greg Isaacs 360, the trainer practices and preaches an ongoing regimen combining cardiovascular exercise, strength training, stretching and "as-close-to-the-farm, natural nutrition" to create healthy, athletic bodies (think Britney more than Gwyneth).
A study conducted on the primary ingredient in Hydroxycut (calcium/potassium salt of 60% HCA extract from Garcinia cambogia) showed that subjects lost an average of 10 pounds in just eight weeks when they combined it with a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet and 30 minutes of moderate-intensity cardiovascular exercise five times per week.
Also include two to three cardiovascular exercise sessions, at least 30 minutes in length, each week.
Unfortunately, a disability can limit or even eliminate the possibilities of meaningful cardiovascular exercise. That's when the role of dieting takes center stage, according to Karen Arnold, chief of Nutrition and Food Service at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (VAMC).
Demonstrates the knowledge of factors important to participation in physical activities by maintaining an appropriate level of fitness and strength training with cardiovascular exercise.

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