quote by Andrew Weil

Human bodies are designed for regular physical activity. The sedentary nature of much of modern life probably plays a significant role in the epidemic incidence of depression today. Many studies show that depressed patients who stick to a regimen of aerobic exercise improve as much as those treated with medication.

— Andrew Weil

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When doing your aerobic exercise, go at a comfortable pace until you've developed more stamina.

The word aerobics comes from two Greek words: aero, meaning “ability to,” and bics, meaning “withstand tremendous boredom.

I run six-to-eight miles a day, plus weights and aerobics in the lunch hour.

I also lie a lot, which keeps me thin.

My workouts include aerobic exercise for a healthy cardiovascular system;

strength training to maintain muscle tone and bone density; core strength exercise for a stable mid-section; and stretching to maintain mobility.

The word 'aerobics' came about when the gym instructors got together and said: If we're going to charge $10 an hour, we can't call it Jumping up and down.

Many exercise forms - aerobic, yoga, weights, walking and more - have been shown to benefit mood.

When aerobic running becomes a daily habit, strength and confidence follow.

No one will burn out doing aerobic running.

It is too much anaerobic running, which the American scholastic athletic system tends to put young athletes through, that burns them out.

If you want a dancer's body, dance. Dance aerobics is my favourite cardio. It's very frustrating if people think you have to become a dancer to do it - you don't.

Whatever kind of workout you settle on, it should include the Big Three of exercise for health and fitness-aerobics, resistance exercises, and stretching.

I don't criticize weight training - as long as it is not a substitute for aerobic training.

With Aerobic Strip Tease, you can do it at home - it makes it easier for women that don't want to go to the gym.

Physical fitness is a three-legged stool: strength, aerobic capacity, and flexibility.

I ride a bike and use aerobic equipment twice a week, and work out with a trainer, lifting weights.

Aerobics is a really whacked-out way to get going.

The loud rock 'n' roll music and the teachers standing before you, doing the exercises and screaming into the microphone, "Go! Go! Go for the burn!"

I love going to the gym and taking aerobics classes and kickboxing.

Doing a variety of activities keeps it fresh and helps work other muscles that could potentially help you with your game.

I'm Latina. I was born with high heels. We crossed border in high heels. We were running from immigration...I can do aerobics in heels.

It's my life dream to be able to go and continue going to schools and teaching them about stretching and aerobics, cardio and strength training, because I want them to have a better life than I did. I don't want them to grow up to be me. I want them to be healthy. I want them not to go through eating disorders [like me].

Running for office is the least aerobic of the socially interactive sports.

Since then, I have not missed five consecutive days in getting some type of aerobic exercise, mostly jogging.

Contrary to popular cable TV-induced opinion, aerobics have nothing to do with squeezing our body into hideous shiny Spandex, grinning like a deranged orangutan, and doing cretinous steps to debauched disco music.

I have been through various fitness regimes.

I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while.

When we shot the first series of Aerobic Striptease, we shot five DVD's, so we slowly put out each DVD and timed it out that they were all done and shot and ready to go. We just started shooting the next series once we felt it was time to work on the next one.

Aerobic dancing is already adjusting to injury problems and will probably phase out to some extent.

Poetry seems to have been eliminated as a literary genre, and installed instead, as a kind of spiritual aerobic exercise - nobody need read it, but anybody can do it.

You've got to find ways to breathe while you're dancing so that when it comes time for you to stop and sing again, you have it. To prepare, I do a lot of aerobic activity. Many times at the gym, people will look at me because I'll be on the treadmill humming.

Cyclists, I work with a number of cyclists.

They are great athletes; they are great aerobic athletes. If you ask them to hit a baseball or golf ball, they can't do that.

In another life - and as I like to say, another body - I used to teach aerobics.

I get up at sunrise. I'm a Buddhist, so I chant in the morning. My wife and I sit and have coffee together, but then it's list-making time. I have carpentry projects. We have roads we keep in repair. It's not back-breaking, but it's certainly aerobic and mildly strenuous.

Now I say that if you run more than 15 miles a week, it's for something other than aerobic fitness. Once you pass 15 miles, you do not see much further improvement.

Think of aerobics plus weight lifting minus the music or camaraderie.

Combine unalloyed endurance with straightforward strength and demand poise, timing, and practiced form as well. Think of pure pain: that's the ergometer.

Do you remember a little phenom called step aerobics? If you do, then you know how crazy it was to take two ninety-minute classes in a row. It’s incredible that I didn’t die from a blunt injury to the back of my head from slipping on my own pool of sweat.

The Middle Ages hangs over history's belt like a beer belly.

It is too late now for aerobic dancing or cottage cheese lunches to reduce the Middle Ages. History will have to wear size 48 shorts forever.

I don't really believe in cardio. I train with a very high intensity, which in turn gives it an aerobic effect. I like to use anaerobic resistance type movements or exercises. I don't believe in sitting on a Stairmaster or a bike for hours, that's just not me.

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