What types of exercises can I do if I want to get in shape?

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Exercises to get in shape are generally grouped into three categories depending on the effect they have on the human body:
  • Aerobic exercises increase cardiovascular endurance. Examples include walking, running, swimming and playing basketball.
  • Anaerobic exercises increase short-term muscle strength. Examples include weight training and strength conditioning.
  • Flexibility exercises, such as stretching, improve the range of motion of muscles and joints.

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Types Of Exercise

Types Of Exercise

Exercise provides many health benefits - from fitness to increased physical and mental energy. In order to prepare yourself for a exercise routine, you need to research which exercise is right for you and how to fit a new exercise ...

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