Aerobic Dance

Aerobic Dance™

A proprietary form of aerobic exercise developed in 1969 by an American, Jacki Sorensen. A typical routine consists of flexibility (to increase muscle elasticity), warm-up (which incorporates stretching into a dance, slowly increasing the heart rate and muscle temperature), followed by a 20–30 minute dance routine, and ending with a cool-down routine and stretching.
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A variety of activities will be held at the sports centre each month for public participation, including training courses for aerobic dance, badminton and multi-gym fitness activities, as well as activities for the elderly.
During the 8-week period of aerobic dance exercise program, the MD for weight (2.
Given the role of AGT in blood pressure homeostasis and the evidence suggesting that the polymorphism may be beneficial for exercise, we aimed to investigate whether or not selected power-related variables and their response to a 12-week program of low- and high-intensity aerobic dance training would be modulated by the AGT M235T genotype in healthy participants.
Cardio-dance made a comeback last year, harking back to the Jane Fonda years of aerobic dance exercises.
The purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of aerobic dance exercise [21] thrice a week, in addition to 30 minutes of moderate self-imposed physical activity on the remaining weekdays, on birth weight [22], including the proportion of small (< 2500 g) and large ([greater than or equal to] 4000 g) newborns in nulliparous previously inactive pregnant women.
Other titles not reviewed include: Cross-Training, Endurance & Cardio Training, Exercise for Physical & Mental Health, Flexibility & Agility, Sports & Fitness, Step Aerobics & Aerobic Dance, Weightlifting & Strength Building.
The new workout routine is a non-stop 23-minute aerobic dance class composed of hip-hop and Latin dance, as well as a touch of yoga at the end as a cool-down exercise.
Even after some practice sessions, women in an aerobic dance class significantly underestimated post-exercise HR by 29 [+ or -] 26 beats x [min.
The programme also includes an aerobic dance studio, a suite of sports offices and administration, and changing rooms to accommodate the school's sporting needs.
In July, work will begin on building a new sports facility, which will include a new 25m (82ft) swimming pool, a second sports hall above, fitness suite, weights room, aerobic dance studio and changing rooms.
Exercise scientists from the University of Wisconsin's Department of Exercise and Sport Science, working with the American Council on Exercise, recently decided to examine the workout benefits offered by Zumba fitness, a fast-growing aerobic dance workout its founder, Alberto Perez, claims is now performed by more than 12 million people worldwide.