Exercise, Training, Step Aerobics, Dance
He or She Might Be Thinking About...
Do I have the right shoes?
Will I be able to keep up with the class?
I feel stupid because I don't know the routines.
Are people laughing at me because I can't keep up with the instructor?
Will I be able to finish the class.
Should I try to get close to the front of the class and teacher?
How many calories am I burning?
What should I eat before exercising?
What should I eat after I take the class?
Do men take the class, or is it mostly women?
My legs are really sore after doing aerobic classes this week.
I hope I like the music.
Words That Might Be Encouraging
Make sure you stay hydrated.
Aerobic classes are a great way to stay motivated. Everyone is usually very supportive.
Warming up your Achilles heal is worth taking the time to prepare.
Don't push yourself too hard on the first day. Do a little more each day.
Aerobics help burn fat calories efficiently.
Aerobics can help increase your stamina.
Aerobic exercise activates your immune system. It helps reduce susceptibility to minor viral illnesses, such as colds and flu.
Aerobic exercise reduces the risk of many conditions, including obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, stroke and certain types of cancer.
Weight-bearing aerobic exercises, help decrease the risk of osteoporosis.
Aerobic exercise may help lower blood pressure and control blood sugar. If you have coronary artery disease, aerobic exercise may help you manage your condition.
Aerobic exercise boosts your high-density lipoprotein (HDL), the "good," cholesterol, and lowers your low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the "bad," cholesterol.
Aerobic exercise can reduce depression and the tension associated with anxiety.
Aerobic exercise keeps your muscles strong, which can help you maintain mobility as you get older.
Studies show that people who participate in regular aerobic exercise live longer than those who don't exercise regularly.
Words That Might Be Discouraging
I thought aerobics ended in the 1980s?
I don't think aerobics is good on the knees.
Low impact aerobics doesn't really get your heart rate going high enough.
You need to be careful not to twist an ankle when you are exercising.
Do you wear color-coordinated outfits when you workout?
Aerobics burn fewer calories than other forms of exercise.
You look funny dancing around with all the ladies in the class.
I think aerobics is just for girls.
You look really feminine doing aerobics.
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