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Types of Workouts

Aerobic (Endurance) Exercise
Aerobic (Endurance) Exercise

But endurance is not just aerobic endurance from your lungs and heart, but also anaerobic endurance (a.k.a. muscle endurance). What's The Difference Between Aerobic And Anaerobic? Aerobic means "involving or improving oxygen consumption by the body".

Aerobics
Aerobics

Aerobic exercise stimulates the heart rate and breathing rate to increase in a way that can be sustained for the exercise session. In contrast, anaerobic ("without oxygen") exercise is activity that causes you to be quickly out of breath, like sprinting or lifting a heavy weight.

Balance Exercises
Balance Exercises

Balance on one leg, with the torso straight, head up and hands on the hips. Visualize a clock and point your arm straight overhead to 12, then to the side at three, and then circle low and around to nine without losing your balance.

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Circuit Training
Circuit Training

Circuit training is an excellent option to help you lose weight along with a healthy diet. So if you need to lose weight because you have a condition like diabetes, high blood pressure, or high cholesterol, this may be a good choice for you.

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Cycling
Cycling

The very word triggers groans of dread from even the most training-obsessed cyclists. But these short, misery-inducing efforts offer a huge fitness return for a comparatively small time investment. Even 20- to 30-second micro-intervals have been shown to increase V02 max, burn fat, and improve endurance.

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Elliptical
Elliptical

Being distracted by a magazine, your Kindle, or a TV show on the elliptical is a workout killer, Santa Maria says. Focus on the workout, not a plotline. The Ultimate 20-Minute Elliptical Workout. Still not convinced the elliptical is hardcore? Try this interval workout, created by Weiner.

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Flexibility
Flexibility

The best workout for increasing flexibility begins with dynamic stretching. However, before you begin your stretch, it is important to warm up properly. Dynamic stretching is best for pre-workout because it is the best at preventing injury.

Hiking
Hiking

hiking Autumn's brisk weather and gorgeous colors make it perfect hiking season. But if you usually exercise on steady ground in the gym or on pavement, you'll want to prep for rougher terrain before hitting the trailhead.

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Jumping Rope
Jumping Rope

This old-school recess favorite has great fitness benefits for grown-ups. Jumping rope is an effective cardio exercise that works your arms, legs, and core, helps strengthen your bones, and improves balance. Try this routine, designed by Virginia-based jump-rope expert Buddy Lee (buddyleejumpropes.com).

Kettlebells
Kettlebells

Kettlebells are a great way to spice up the usual lifting routine. As with traditional strength training, two days a week is a great place to start—but don’t hesitate to weave those kettlebells into the standard weightlifting routine (dumbbells, bodyweight exercises, and cardio included!).

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Muscle-Strengthening Activity Increase Bone Strength and Muscular Fitness
Muscle-Strengthening Activity Increase Bone Strength and Muscular Fitness

Improve your strength and achieve optimal muscle tone with this workout. Improve your strength and achieve optimal muscle tone with this workout. 7 Exercises for Muscle Maintenance

Rowing
Rowing

Looking for a cardio workout that can double as your strength training routine? This 20-minute rowing machine workout plan gives you a total body workout and burns 50 percent more calories than the elliptical.

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Running
Running

1. The running workouts listed below are listed in order from least challenging to most. 2. Brand-new runners should build a base of fitness before tackling the harder workouts.

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Running (Moderate Pace)
Running (Moderate Pace)

You should strive for 30 minutes per day of moderate physical activity, such as moderate-intensity running on a treadmill, five days per week. At a moderate pace, you could typically carry on a somewhat choppy conversation, but you couldn't sing. If you can't carve out 30 minutes at once, the American Heart Association reports that you can still benefit from doing a few shorter -- 10- to 15-minute -- sessions in a day, as long as it adds up to 150 minutes per week.

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Skipping Rope
Skipping Rope

SOURCES: Roger Crozier, physical education teacher, Fox Run Elementary School, San Antonio, Texas, and training video advisor, American Heart Association "Jump Rope for Heart" • Peter Schulman, MD, associate professor, cardiology/pulmonary medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Conn.

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Stair Climber
Stair Climber

Remember that stair climbing is a strenuous form of exercise so check with your healthcare professional before starting a new workout routine. Once your doc has given you the all clear, start off slow and easy and only increase the intensity and duration of your workouts gradually.

Strength Exercises
Strength Exercises

Strength training exercises not only help build your muscle mass, it also help slow the aging process. Strength training exercises not only help build your muscle mass, it also help slow the aging process.

Swimming
Swimming

Swimming is a great aerobic workout for people with most types of arthritis. It can take the load off your joints and help prevent injuries. It is also a good choice if you have low back pain.

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Walking
Walking

This workout is not focused on improving flexibility. Aerobic: Yes. Keep up a brisk pace to make it a good cardio workout. Strength: Yes. Your legs will get stronger from walking regularly. Sport: No. Race-walking is a sport, and you can often find charity walks to do with a group of people, but for most people, walking is not competitive. Low-Impact: Yes.

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