Definition of aerobics in English:


plural noun

  • [often treated as singular] Vigorous exercises designed to increase cardiovascular efficiency.

    • ‘Weight loss and gentle movement exercises such as water aerobics are also helpful.’
    • ‘Other good bone-building exercises are skipping, aerobics and brisk walking.’
    • ‘Doctors say they regularly treat people with injuries sustained while doing aerobics or exercising in the gym.’
    • ‘The combined exercise programme with both aerobics and power is ideal for keeping fit and controlling weight.’
    • ‘The class includes general aerobics and pelvic floor exercises to suit all ages.’
    • ‘Is there any evidence that resistance training is better than aerobics?’
    • ‘I no longer had time to lift weights, so I just taught aerobics and played sports.’
    • ‘These girls are likely to be introduced to new activities such as aerobics, swimming and gym training.’
    • ‘With that confidence, Giulia increased her workouts to five aerobics classes a week.’
    • ‘By joining a club or aerobics class etc you can meet so many people.’
    • ‘There is also a movement studio for aerobics, yoga and stretch and toning exercises.’
    • ‘Actually she does yoga and aerobics, plays shuttle and table tennis to keep fit.’
    • ‘I worked out three to four times a week, attending aerobics classes and lifting weights.’
    • ‘But many have no appetite for the horrors of gyms and earnest aerobics.’
    • ‘Step aerobics, gym ball, aerobics and yoga classes will start soon in Manorhamilton.’
    • ‘A good exercise programme such as aerobics will also activate and rejuvenate the skin and improve circulation and blood flow.’
    • ‘The gym offers yoga therapy, aerobics and callisthenics separately for men and women.’
    • ‘When I return home I want to open up a gymnasium to teach aerobics for people who want to lose weight.’
    • ‘If you find you don't like the aerobics exercise you're doing, switch to a new one this week.’
    • ‘I have always despised exercise - especially aerobics or anything involving a gym.’
    physical activity, movement, exertion, effort, work
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