Aerobic Training Benefits

  • the heart enlarges
  • the heart increases its blood stroke volume
  • resting heart rate slows, less than 60 beats per minute indicates good physical fitness
  • oxygen is used more efficiently resulting in increased fat burning during exercise
  • more available energy due to greater amounts of ATP and PC for immediate power needs
  • increased endurance
  • lower blood pressure
  • reduced risks in developing diabetes and other diseases
  • increase in good cholesterol, decrease in bad cholesterol
  • faster recovery after exercise
  • positive body composition change, more muscle less fat