Step aerobics is a variation of traditional aerobics. It
usually provides a more intense workout. You can learn the various moves from
DVDs, TV programs, or classes.
Step aerobics is like standard aerobics with the addition of a specially
designed platform. You step on and off the platform during your workout. It is
more intense than walking but less intense than running.
aerobics is good for people of all levels of fitness because:
But some precautions are needed. People with knee, hip,
or ankle problems should avoid step aerobics, or use a lower step height that
does not cause pain.
Before you buy a step to use at home, test it
out in the store. Make sure it will support your weight and will not
October 25, 2011
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Heather Chambliss, PhD - Exercise Science
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