Aerobic Exercise

Aerobic exercise is physical exercise primarily using the body's oxygen-dependent aerobic energy system. Find out more about aerobic exercise here:

Running can be tougher than it seems, we know. Luckily we’ve got 30 kick-butt reasons to get off that couch and out the door.

Two a days. They sound hellish, but some people choose to get their sweat on multiple times a day. Find out why sometimes it's okay to visit the gym more than once in a day.

Need another reason to hit the gym? Besides keeping the heart rate up and the number on the scale down, exercise could also help lessen symptoms of depression and anxiety.

Remember those classic Walk and Talks from the West Wing? Funny or Die teamed up with a reunited cast of the West Wing and Every Body Walk! to tout the health benefits of a brisk walk. No election necessary.

Looking for the perfect cardio cure for all your winter woes? Read on to see how the Greatist Team did at Cardio Mission, a new interval-based fitness class offered at Chelsea Piers NYC.

Last week the Greatist ladies jumped around in bouncy shoes at our first Kangoo class. Find out what the fitness class is all about.


No gym membership? Not a problem. Here are 50 bodyweight exercises that can be done (almost) anywhere — no equipment required.

They’re not just for Gram and Gramps. Low-impact exercise is a great workout option that still challenges the body — without all the stress.

Can reaching our fat-burning zone be as easy as a push of the button?

Breathing may seem like a no-brainer, but when it comes time for exercise, technique is everything. Find out the best way to breathe for every physical activity from running to basketball to strength training.

Hula hooping isn’t just for kids. This fun activity is a great way to sneak in a full body workout and shake it, shake, shake, shake it like a polaroid picture.

Could a simple cheek swab tell us how much we’ll benefit from a workout? There’s a new genetic test on the market that may reveal how we’ll respond to aerobic exercise.