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In order for one to improve their aerobic conditioning, they must increase their prolonged oxygen intake and metabolism. Aerobic Conditioning involves one's ability to take in, use, and deliver oxygen to all places of the body.[1]Aerobic conditioning will stimulate your body in order to increase the intensity of your workout. Once improvement in your aerobic conditioning is apparent, for example your metabolism and oxygen uptake, your body will progressively adapt to further training.[2] Aerobic conditioning can be anywhere from walking the treadmill to mowing the lawn. It is said that you should get anywhere from 150-200 minutes of moderate-aerobic exercise every week. This in turn should help with maintaining a healthy weight and keeps your cardiovascular system in good condition.[3] Aerobic conditioning is an excerise at which allows oxygen flow to the cardiovascular system at a slower pace than anaerobic.(See Anaerobic Conditioning)

Aerobic conditioning has many advantages over anaerobic, as it can increase your endurance and strength of the cardiovascular system. When aerobic training, you aim to improve the blood flow to your lungs, heart, and blood vessels. This particular type of training, targets large muscle groups so that when you increase your physical activity intensity, you are improving your overall fitness.[4]There are many benefits to aerobic training, and the outcomes can be very rewarding. Aerobic conditioning can increase the duration that one can endure physical activity. This type of conditioning can help with heart disease, diabetes, or anxiety. Aerobic conditioning also has many non-medical benefits, such as increasing your mood, fatigueness and sleeping patterns. This overall type of training has the most longevity to its practice, and can improve the well-being of a persons health immensely.[5]

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  2. ^ Olpin, D. M. (2011, October 14). Benefits of aerobic conditioning.
  3. ^ Davidson, J. (2011, September 2). Aerobic Vs. Anaerobic Conditioning. LIVESTRONG.
  4. ^ Mccord, E. (n.d.). Aerobic details.
  5. ^ Am J Lifestyle Med. (2010). Aerobic Conditioning and Physical Activity.