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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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Group participants walked for an hour in the mornings for up to five days each week, and members also participated in weekly high-impact aerobics activities.
Helen's love of fitness began as an active child growing up in Stockbridge, Edinburgh HELEN'S FITNESS DECADES 80s - High-impact aerobics and body conditioning classes such as legs, bums and tums.
That tops even high-impact aerobics by 33 percent, lap swimming and running or bicycling a 12-minute mile by 17 percent and golf (even if you carry your own clubs) by a whopping 70 percent.
"I came across it the other day and it's really good and they do loads of stuff on there from high-impact aerobics to kettle work-outs and belly dancing.
You'd have to be very energetic in your celebrations because to burn the same number of calories as you would in the Fit Fans Workout you would have to pound the treadmill at 5mph for an hour, do approximately 65 minutes of high-impact aerobics or even swim for an hour.
"The message here is that to improve bone, you want high-impact aerobics," he says.--J.R.