aerobic aerobic  /ɛ ˈroʊ bɪk/


  1. (adj) depending on free oxygen or air
  2. (adj) based on or using the principles of aerobics; enhancing respiratory and circulatory efficiency




  1. Her study suggests that regular aerobic exercise, even starting in middle age, could be a crucial factor.
  2. It is a backward business organization, in fact, that does not subsidize some kind of aerobics program at least for its executives.
  3. So when I heard about a machine that promised a full aerobic and strength-training workout in just four minutes a day, I had to check it out.


  1. Study Supports Idea that Seniors Can Meet Their Weekly Exercise Needs in Small Pieces

    June 20, 2013 – Senior citizens need at least 150 minutes (2 hours and a half) a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity, like a brisk walk. There is new research out today that may encourage more seniors to make the effort. The study from Queen’s University says it make no difference if a senior does this in one big effort of in a series of smaller efforts during the week.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Senior Journal

  2. Working out, bulking up

    Warriors new strength-training program making a difference Two weeks ago, Del Norte High head football coach Ray Rook found himself with a little bit of free time. Fifty members of his football team were participating in strength and conditioning workouts. Half were engaged in weightlifting. The other half performed a CrossFit exercise — heavy on aerobic activity, heavy on repetition. Rook ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Daily Triplicate

  3. LR Family: Fitness Father Figures

    A hurried lifestyle running from point A to point B as a family does not equate to healthful living. Aerobic exercise and unstructured active play often take a backseat to other pulls on our attention.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KTHV Little Rock


  1. "I can do weights," Nowak said. "I don't have other suitable aerobic exercises. There's no specific exercise required, but staying in shape is a requirement of the military."
    on Aug 24, 2007 By: Lisa Nowak Source: USA Today

  2. "I guess I've gotten buff. There's a lot of acrobatics in the movie - a lot of running up walls, and jumping on things, so it requires muscularity, but it requires a lot of aerobic ability too," Gyllenhaal said.
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Jake Gyllenhaal Source: Newstrack India (blog)

Word of the Day
subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /