Aerobic Activities Aerobic Activities are “activities using large muscle groups at moderate intensities that permit the body to supply energy and to maintain a steady state for more than a few minutes” according to TheFitConnection. Basically, aerobic activities are exercises that generally utilize oxygen in order to fuel the body for physical activity. They get your heart rate up and make you breathe harder. Common examples of aerobic activities include running, cycling, and skiing over large distances. Moderate-intensity aerobic activity is generally recommended and includes a wide range of activities. It includes: brisk walking, bike riding, dancing, jogging, hiking, skiing, skating, swimming, household chores, yard work, and most sports. The most simple aerobic activity would be walking. This activity doesn’t require any special equipment other than shoe you’re comfortable in walking in and can be done practically anywhere. Cycling is another aerobic activity that is widely appealing. It just requires a regular bike and is ideal for people with orthopedic problems. Swimming is another good aerobic activity, however for those not used to swimming may have a harder time in reaching the desirable intensity. Jogging and Aerobic Dance are other forms of aerobics that are safe and beneficial for a highly fit person. Technology used in Aerobic Activities primarily comes in the form of exercise machines. These machines provide a good aerobic workout and have their advantages and drawbacks. Examples of such machines include: ski machines, stair climbers, steppers, and elliptical machines. One of my favorite aerobic activities would be considered walking. Walking is easy and enjoyable and is not as strenuous as other more intense aerobic activities. It’s also more slow paced and can be done
What counts as vigorous-intensity aerobic activity?
Examples of activities that require vigorous effort for most people include:
•jogging or running
•riding a bike fast or on hills
•playing singles tennis
Vigorous-intensity aerobic activity means you're breathing hard and fast, and your heart rate has gone up quite a bit. If you're working at this level, you won't be able to say more than….
have heard the terms aerobics and anaerobic, but most people don't know what those terms mean. These two terms refer to the presence
and absence of oxygen. Our bodies cells choose to get the energy that they need using oxygen to fuel metabolism. During an aerobic activity the muscle cells can contract repeatedly without fatigue. During anaerobics the muscle cell doesn't rely on oxygen to fuel the muscle contractions. It relies on its natural body chemicals. Aerobics is a low to moderate exercise….
1. What is aerobics?
- Aerobics is a form of physical exercise that combines rhythmic aerobic exercise with stretching and strength training routines with the goal of improving all elements of fitness. Formal aerobics classes are divided into different levels of intensity and complexity. Aerobics classes may allow participants to select their level of participation according to their fitness level.
2. What are the benefits of aerobics? Give 5.
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Title: Benefits of joining an aerobic class
In the twenty-first century, people seem to be more concerned with their own body fitness, and everyone is talking about getting into shape, and also maintaining a healthy life style. Exercise has become a popular activity since the 70’s. Exercise comes in many forms. We can either perform it individually or with a group of people. However, aerobic (meaning ‘with oxygen’) exercise, has become one of the popular….
childhood obesity has been linked to diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, anxiety, and poor academic performance. Teachers have a unique opportunity to instill lifelong health and fitness habits in students through nutritional education, gym activities, yoga, and even purposeful play at recess. Many schools, however, lack the basic equipment needed to bring these initiatives to life. And then it lists ways on how you can stay healthy. Instead of rewarding you child with candy, ice-cream ..ETC(food)….
The Importance of Aerobics
Aerobics has always been a beneficial activity for the body. It is a form of physical exercise that combines rhythmic aerobic exercise and strength training routines with the goal of improving all elements of fitness. It aids muscular strength, flexibility and the cardiovascular system through vigorously raising your heart rate and delivering more oxygen to your large muscles. It has been known to prevent illness and promotes physical….
factors for heart disease. Fortunately, it's a risk factor that you can do something about. Regular exercise, especially aerobic exercise, has many benefits. It can:
* Strengthen your heart and cardiovascular system
* Improve your circulation and help your body use oxygen better
* Improve your heart failure symptoms
* Increase energy levels so you can do more activities without becoming tired or short of breath
* Increase endurance
* Lower blood pressure
* Improve muscle tone….
Water aerobics has been a strong growing type of exercise for many age groups for years. Water aerobics is a combination of arm and leg movements done in water for beginners. This type of aerobic exercise is typically done for less than an hour. This includes the same type of program as land aerobics with warm up and cool down periods. Swimming exercise uses more of the overall muscle mass of the body than almost any other form of exercise. (Water aerobics, "What is water aerobics"….
* This conversion of glucose into ATP takes place during cellular respiration and there are 2 different forms of cellular respiration depending upon whether oxygen is available or not
* Aerobic respiration requires oxygen and produces CO2, water and lots of ATP.
* Aerobic has 4 stages:
1) Glycolysis – the splitting of the 6-carbon glucose molecule into 2 3-carbon molecule pyruvate molecules.
2) Link reaction – the conversion of the 3-carbon pyruvate molecule into CO2….
Aerobic respiration is the release of energy from glucose or another organic substrate in the presence of Oxygen. Strictly speaking aerobic means in air, but it is the Oxygen in the air which is necessary for aerobic respiration. Anaerobic respiration is in the absence of air.
Here is a molecular model of a glucose molecule. You do not need to memorise the diagram for you GCSE exam, but it should help you to understand that a molecule of glucose contains six atoms of Carbon (shown in blue), twelve….