Aerobic workout means exercises performed “with oxygen”.
While performing aerobic workout, oxygen absorption increases and spreads to the entire parts of the body, especially to your cardiovascular system, which includes your lungs, heart, blood vessels, etc.
All the larger muscle groups which are present in your body involve while performing aerobic workout. Your heart becomes fit and stronger by practicing this workout daily and your fitness level and general health will also be improved.
Aerobic workout do not represent only practicing aerobics. Several activities are considered as aerobic workouts like jogging, walking, mowing or raking the yard, gardening, biking or cycling, hiking, swimming, playing tennis, playing basketball, cross-country skiing, etc.
Aerobic workout is named as the whole body workout because all the parts present in your body will be involved while performing this workout. There are various advantages with this aerobic workout like:
- It increases your energy level and resistance power
- It will improve your bad mood and reduces your anxiety and depression
- The quality of sleep is also increased by practicing workout daily for at least 30 to 45 minutes.
- Increases the percentage of good cholesterol (HDL) in your body and reduces your blood pressure.
- Reduces your body fat and makes your body to stay under your control.
- Reduces or avoids the risk of obtaining certain types of cancer.
- Increases heart, lung and mental efficiency.
Obesity is the big problem which has affected more number of Americans. If you are obese, you can get rid of this problem by practicing aerobic workout daily for 45 to 60 minutes. This aerobic workout burns more number of calories with in short period of time by involving total muscles present in your body.
Your body will acquire resistance power to fight against some diseases by practicing aerobic workout regularly. Your life span will also be increased with regular workout and the muscles and bones of your body will also stay strong even though you become old.
The three important things which are to be considered while practicing aerobic workout are frequency, duration and intensity. You have to increase these three things day by day (even though duration is fixed) according to the practice and efficiency.
The total muscles present in your body will become fit and fine with this aerobic workout. You can get little pains while practicing this exercise in the starting stage. But, the pains will be diminished after some practice.