Outline of exercise

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Exercise – is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness. It is performed for various reasons including strengthening muscles and the cardiovascular system, honing athletic skills, weight loss or maintenance, as well as for the purpose of enjoyment. Frequent and regular physical exercise boosts the immune system, and helps prevent the "diseases of affluence" such as heart disease, cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes and obesity.[1][2]

Health Benefits[edit]

Elements[edit]

Terminology[edit]

  • Reps –
  • Sets –
  • Workout –
  • Warmup –
  • Ripped –
  • Buff –
  • Recovery –
Nutritional
Biological

Medical injuries[edit]

Related

Types of exercise[edit]

Aerobic exercise
Anaerobic exercise

History of exercise[edit]

Exercise equipment[edit]

Traditional[edit]

Other[edit]

Weight-lifting equipment[edit]

Exercise trends[edit]

Main article: Exercise trends

Physiology of exercise[edit]

Main article: Exercise physiology

Health monitor[edit]

Miscellaneous concepts[edit]

Significant people of physical fitness[edit]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stampfer, M. J.; Hu, F. B.; Manson, J. E.; Rimm, E. B.; Willett, W. C. (2000). "Primary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease in Women through Diet and Lifestyle". New England Journal of Medicine 343 (1): 16–22. doi:10.1056/NEJM200007063430103. PMID 10882764.  edit
  2. ^ Hu., F., Manson, J., Stampfer, M., Graham, C., et al. (2001). Diet, lifestyle, and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in women. The New England Journal of Medicine, 345(11), 790–797. Retrieved October 5, 2006, from ProQuest database.

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