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Aerobics and the Latest Trends

By Charles Hopkins Published 12/14/2006 | Fitness
 

Media is relentlessly flashing the negative outcomes of a sedentary life style and the net result is: people are slowly but steadily coming to realize the value of a fit and healthy lifestyle. Nothing can help you more effectively than aerobic exercises to help you stay fit and healthy through your busy and demanding life style.

Before analyzing the trends in aerobic fitness exercises, lets explain what it can actually do for you. Aerobics regimen raises the level of oxygen in your muscles, and this improves the health and flexibility of the muscles allowing them work longer. Aerobic activities are those which raise your heart beat and keep it up for long time. With regular aerobic exercises you will experience an enhanced level of energy and an increased ability of doing more works without being fatigued.

In addition to that, aerobics exercise will improve the health of your heart; ensures better blood supply to heart and muscles. You body will be able to use up more oxygen and that will heighten the muscular endurance.

Aerobic exercises significantly lower the risk of such deadly diseases as diabetes, cancers and other cardiovascular diseases. It maintains the balance of blood pressure and cholesterol level of the body. It also helps you to deal with such emotional distresses as anxiety, depression and low self esteem.

In the arena of fitness, aerobics is perceived as the most dynamic branch of exercise regimen. New types of aerobic fitness models are emerging that reflect the latest trends and philosophy of this immensely growing discipline of physical and mental fitness.

If you want a high-energy, dynamic workout, you must consider an aerobics fitness regimen in any form. There are various types of aerobic fitness training to choose from according to your unique fitness needs, goals and present fitness level. Various new types of exercise models have been designed incorporating the most recent medical and scientific researches with an objective to raise the overall fitness level as well as ensure healthy cardiovascular and muscular development. Here are the brief descriptions of some of the trendy aerobics exercises.

Qi Gong When it comes to martial art and aerobics, the world seems to be indebted to the ancient Asia, as most of the trendy aerobic exercises find their origins in several Asian countries. Originated in ancient China, this exercise has been the traditional tool for the enhancement of self-discipline. A traditional healing therapy, today millions across the globe have benefited from this aerobic exercise that literally means working for gaining vital energy of life.

Kwando This has its origin in the culture of Bally and incorporates the features of boxing, tae kwon do, and karate. With an emphasis of such activities as punches and kicks, this aerobic regimen offers the highest heart-pumping workout.

Yoga This has its origin in ancient Indian culture. This aerobic exercise comes with an unavoidable spiritual trait that helps you to deal with modern day stress. While you achieve control over your mind, you automatically gain physical fitness.

Alexander Technique This is a comparatively modern fitness work out having its origin in 20th century Australia. This aerobic regimen involves the transformation of movement patterns and postures in everyday activities. It helps improve your movement, balance, support and coordination between various parts of the body. The method helps you to learn how much energy has to be expended for each type of physical activity and thus saves energy for all kinds of activities.

Rebounding This involves jumping on a mini-trampoline. It is an effective way to tone your muscles and shed the extra pounds.

Reggae Aerobics It gives you good upper and lower body workout with an emphasis on your torso. It is rhythmic workout exercise that uses music of reggae, calypso, and soca and thus Reggae becomes a really fun exercise.