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Get Your Walking Shoes on For Spring

A brisk walk is a lovely way to get aerobic exercise and use up calories as well as one of the best ways to socialize with new or old friends. The benefits of walking are many: It improves cardiovascular fitness, lowers blood pressure, reduces the risk of bone loss, and to make it even more […]

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Another Look at Aerobics

Those of you who visit this site each month know that aerobic exercise is an important part of your total exercise program. Some months I feel as if we are preaching to the choir, so many of you e-mail in to find out just how many calories you are burning as you go through your […]

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Exercise Aerobics

I love moving when I exercise, and sweating is “a good thing” as far as I’m concerned, so my friends and I do structured aerobic exercises 4-5 days a week. We also do body sculpting and resistance training with weights 3 days a week. Those other two days, we take our pick. Sometimes it’s Yoga […]

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Burning Calories: Low Impact Aerobics

There are two types of exercise that perform different functions. Aerobic exercise is sustained activity involving major muscle groups, such as swimming, running, or brisk walking. Your heart and respiratory rate increase, and more oxygen is circulated through the body. This type of exercise strengthens your cardiovascular system and increases your overall strength and stamina. […]