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Aerobics is an effective physical exercise done to music. Apart from staying power, strength, flexibility, coordination, and tact are trained. Aerobics is very popular with women who do it together in a group or alone in front of the television.

In the 1960s, Dr. med. Kenneth H. Cooper[?] introduced an exercise training in order to strengthen the heart and the lungs and took the first step of the “aerob” training in the United States. His published book “Aerobics” finally led to a gymnastic staying power- training, to Aerobics.

Aerobics is done in order

· to improve your fitness,
· to burn up calories,
· to shape your body,
· to strengthen your psychical well-being, and
· to keep fit.

There are different types of Aerobics, namely

· Circuit- Aerobics[?],
· Bodystyling[?],
· Intervall- Aerobics[?],
· Box- Aerobics[?],
· Step- Aerobics[?],
· Aqua- Aerobics[?],
· Dance- Aerobics[?], and
· Slide[?].

Apart from

· a Warm up,
· a Cardio part, and
· a Cool down,

one lesson also consists of

· Floorwork, and
· Stretching.

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