Today we are going to be looking at how different types of exercise affects our heart and cardiovascular system.
First we looked at what aerobic exercise is: Aerobic exercise is any exercise undertaken to improve the body’s cardiovascular system. Aerobic exercise includes activities like running, cycling and dancing.
We tried to think of as many different types of aerobic exercises that we could… then we acted some out!
Who is recommended to take part in lower-Impact Aerobic Exercise? Why?
Then we looked at what a anaerobic exercise is: Anaerobic exercise is high intensity, high power exercise which aims to build strength rather than endurance.
What is the difference between anaerobic and aerobic exercise?
Which do you do more frequently?
Which has a greater affect on your heart?