Aerobic exercise
Brisk physical activity requiring the heart and lungs to work harder to meet the body's increased oxygen demand. Aerobic exercise promotes the circulation of oxygen through the blood. Examples of aerobic exercise include running, swimming and cycling.

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systematic exercise designed to increase oxygen consumption and improve the functioning of the respiratory and cardiovascular systems.

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