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Types of Physical Activity

Aerobic (Endurance) Exercise
Aerobic (Endurance) Exercise

Endurance exercise is one of the four types of exercise along with strength, balance and flexibility. Ideally, all four types of exercise would be included in a healthy workout routine and AHA provides easy-to-follow guidelines for endurance and strength-training in its Recommendations for Physical Activity in Adults.

source: heart.org
Balance Exercises
Balance Exercises

Balance exercise is one of the four types of exercise along with strength, endurance and flexibility. Ideally, all four types of exercise would be included in a healthy workout routine and AHA provides easy-to-follow guidelines for endurance and strength-training in its Recommendations for Physical Activity in Adults.

source: heart.org
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Ballroom Dancing and Aerobic Dancing
Ballroom Dancing and Aerobic Dancing

Dancing is a fantastic activity if you have medical conditions such as heart disease, high cholesterol, or diabetes. Dancing more intensely, for a longer time, is more of a workout for your heart. You can choose the dance style and intensity level that meets your needs.

source: webmd.com
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Bicycling, Skateboarding, Rollerblading, and Jumping Rope
Bicycling, Skateboarding, Rollerblading, and Jumping Rope

General Physical Activities Defined by Level of Intensity ... Skateboarding Roller-skating or in-line skating—leisurely pace Running Skipping Jumping rope

source: cdc.gov
Flexibility
Flexibility

Flexibility exercise is one of the four types of exercise along with strength, balance and endurance. Ideally, all four types of exercise would be included in a healthy workout routine and AHA provides easy-to-follow guidelines for endurance and strength-training in its Recommendations for Physical Activity in Adults.

source: heart.org
Muscle
Muscle

Physical activity is any body movement that works your muscles and requires more energy than resting. Walking, running, dancing, swimming, yoga, and gardening are a few examples of physical activity. According to the Department of Health and Human Services' 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans physical activity generally refers to movement that enhances health.

source: nhlbi.nih.gov
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Pushing a Grocery Cart Around a Store
Pushing a Grocery Cart Around a Store

Dear Cart Pushing Professional, Work life may get tough, but when push comes to shove, don't put your back into it! Your attention to your body is an excellent first step in pain prevention.

Strength Exercises
Strength Exercises

What Are Strength Training Activities? Thursday, November 29, 2012 Strength training is any practice or exercise specifically designed to increase muscle tone, strength, and fitness.

Strength Exercises Make Your Muscles Stronger
Strength Exercises Make Your Muscles Stronger

Enhanced muscle protein synthesis and incorporation of these proteins into cells cause hypertrophy. Because there are more potential power strokes associated with increased actin and myosin concentrations, the muscle can exhibit greater strength. Hypertrophy is aided by certain hormones and has a very strong genetic component as well.

Walking, Hiking, Jogging, Running
Walking, Hiking, Jogging, Running

Walking, running, dancing, swimming, yoga, and gardening are a few examples of physical activity. According to the Department of Health and Human Services' 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans physical activity generally refers to movement that enhances health. Exercise is a type of physical activity that's planned and structured. Lifting weights, taking an aerobics class, and playing on a sports team are examples of exercise.

source: nhlbi.nih.gov
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Water Aerobics or Swimming Laps
Water Aerobics or Swimming Laps

Depending on cardio activity, ... body of water becomes alluring. Water aerobics can satisfy that need to ... to be had in swimming pools while still ...