Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Fitness & Exercise

Aerobic Exercise Directory

Aerobic exercise (cardio) is activity that strengthens the lungs and heart and improves your body's ability to use oxygen. It can improve your heart rate and blood pressure as well as your breathing. Good examples of aerobic activity are swimming, walking, jogging, bicycling, and running. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how aerobic exercise benefits your body, types of exercises, and much more.

Basic Information

More About Aerobic Exercise

Yes, bouncing up and down on a trampoline gives you an aerobic workout, strengthens your muscles, and just might boost your mood!

Read Full Article


Slideshows & Images

Expert Commentary

Aerobic Exercise News Archive

Healthy Living Tools

Ditch Those Inches

Set goals, tally calorie intake, track workouts and more, all via WebMD’s free Food & Fitness Planner.

Get Started

Today on WebMD

Wet feet on shower floor tile
Flat Abs
Build a Better Butt Slideshow
woman using ice pack

man exercising
7 most effective exercises
Man looking at watch before workout
Overweight man sitting on park bench
6-Week Challenges
Want to know more?
Chill Out and Charge Up Challenge – How to help your tribe de-stress and energize.
Spark Change Challenge - Ready for a healthy change? Get some major motivation.
I have read and agreed to WebMD's Privacy Policy.
Enter cell phone number
- -
Entering your cell phone number and pressing submit indicates you agree to receive text messages from WebMD related to this challenge. WebMD is utilizing a 3rd party vendor, CellTrust, to provide the messages. You can opt out at any time.
Standard text rates apply

pilates instructor
jogger running among flowering plants
Teen girl jogging
Taylor Lautner