05-05-2010, 12:38 PM
Aerobic exercise has an endless range of benefits - it can increase your lifespan, improve your figure and make you feel fantastic. Aerobic exercise is basically any form of exercise that requires you to consume oxygen at a higher rate than usual. Aerobic exercise includes activities such as running, fast walking, swimming, cycling, aerobics, and dance - anything that gets you moving and keeps you moving.When you undertake physical activities that require a great deal of movement, your lungs require more air and you breath at a faster pace. This causes your heart to beat more quickly, which then increases the flow of blood around your body. It is exceedingly healthy to get your blood flowing and your heart rate up on a regular basis. The extent to which your heart rate increases will depend entirely on the type of exercise that you are taking part in. Aerobic Training, Frequency and Intensity, Diet.