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Aerobic Exercise (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

aerobic exercise, aerobics, exercise, regular aerobic exercise, exercise program, exercise session, weight loss, weight, calories, body fat, sports, increased heart rate, increased breathing, obesity, walking for fitness, anaerobic exercise

Authors and Editors

Author: Richard Weil, MEd, CDE

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com


Last Editorial Review: 5/7/2007

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