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aer·o·bics

 (â-rō′bĭks)
n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
1. A system of physical conditioning designed to enhance circulatory and respiratory efficiency that involves vigorous sustained exercise, such as jogging, swimming, or cycling.
2. A program of physical fitness that involves such exercise.

[From aerobic.]
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aerobics

(ɛəˈrəʊbɪks)
n
(functioning as singular) any system of sustained exercises designed to increase the amount of oxygen in the blood and strengthen the heart and lungs
aerˈobicist n
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aer•o•bics

(ɛəˈroʊ bɪks)

n.
(used with a pl. v.) any of various sustained exercises, as jogging, calisthenics, and vigorous dancing, designed esp. to stimulate and strengthen the heart.
[1965–70; probably shortened from aerobic exercises on the model of calisthenics]
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aerobics

a form of physical activity characterized by strenuous exercise of many muscle groups and intended to increase muscle tone and cardiovascular fitness. — aerobic, adj.
See also: Athletics
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aerobics - exercise that increases the need for oxygenaerobics - exercise that increases the need for oxygen
cardiopulmonary exercise - exercise intended to strengthen the circulatory system
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Translations
aerobik
aerobic
aerobic
aerobik
エアロビクス
에어로빅
aerobika
aerobics
แอโรบิกส์
thể dục nhịp điệu

aerobics

[ɛəˈrəʊbɪks] NPLaerobic msing
I do aerobicshago aerobic
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aerobics

[ɛəˈrəʊbɪks]
n
(= exercise) → aérobic f
(also aerobics class) → cours m d'aérobic
I'm going to aerobics tonight → Je vais au cours d'aérobic ce soir., Je vais à l'aérobic ce soir.
modif [instructor, teacher] → d'aérobic
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aerobics

n singAerobic nt; to do aerobicsAerobic machen
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aerobics

[ɛəˈrəʊbɪks] nsgaerobica
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aerobics

تـَمَارِينٌ رِيَاضِيَّة aerobik aerobic Aerobic αεροβική aerobic, aeróbica aerobic aérobic aerobik ginnastica aerobica エアロビクス 에어로빅 aerobics aerobic aerobik aeróbica аэробика aerobics แอโรบิกส์ aerobik thể dục nhịp điệu 有氧健身操
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aer·o·bics

n. aeróbic, técnica gimnástica que consiste en ejercicios y calistenia combinados con una rutina de baile.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

aerobics

npl aeróbic m, aeróbics mpl (esp. Mex), aeróbicos (esp. SA); low impact — aeróbic (aeróbics, aeróbicos) de bajo impacto
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Presently, about 6 million Japanese regularly do aerobics, which consists of energetic exercises performed to music with the aim of making the heart, lungs and muscles stronger and increasing the amount of oxygen in the blood.
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The 10km Matsieng Bushwalk and Aerobics will be held in Rasesa on January 19, starting and finishing at Mochudi Home Gardens and Landscaping.
The '80s was a time when hair was big, clothes were colourful, music was a smorgasbord of many delights - and aerobics was the pioneering form of exercise at fitness classes across the land.
The European championships in aerobics and rhythmic gymnastics will be held in Baku in 2019, the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation said in a message Aug.
Looking to exercise, but the idea of jumping around on a hard aerobics floor makes your joints cry?
Aqua-aerobics was my favourite until Stan, the entertainment co-ordinator, announced Anya from Poland (a busty blonde in a bikini) as 'aqua- aerobics star of the day'.
From 2000 to 2015, there were increases in the incidence of neck sprains from aerobics (15.5 to 25.3 per million person-years), and increases in the incidence of cervical fractures from sport (6.5 to 8.8 per million), especially from cycling (0.67 to 2.7 per million).
[14] also indicated that water aerobics sessions could be an alternative to land-based exercises, particularly for middle-aged and older adults.
The easy method of maintaining a perfect figure is dance aerobics which is a subdivision of physical exercise.
In college aerobics teaching, the traditional teaching mode pays attention to the cultivation of techniques, learning methods and misconceptions.