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noun, adjective as in exercise regime designed to increase heart and lung activity while toning muscles

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While it was far from the force it had been in the 1980s, when it dominated the US market at the height of the aerobics era, the brand still had the potential for a turnaround.

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The reasons for Sheila’s love for aerobics, for instance, are never spelled out, and it may well be that she herself doesn’t understand the fullness of its power over her.

Byrne remembers that by the time she discovered what aerobics was—there was a morning show program called Aerobics Oz Style that used to air while she was growing up in Sydney—the fad was already considered dated.

Their frustration with Reagan-era consumerism and complacency confronts them wherever they go, sometimes literally, like in the local business-destroying mall where Sheila goes and discovers an aerobics class.

She was playing a frustrated ’80s housewife who discovers aerobics and uses it to build an empire that would be her ticket out of her humdrum life.

Many dance instructors register their classes at gyms and teach women or men (separately) under the name of aerobics.

They were up on their feet so often to applaud the Texas senator that his speech was practically an aerobics class.

Then the locals arrived for water aerobics conducted by a Riviera coach in lurid pink-and-black Lycra to French pop.

Whatever the current passion, it was obvious that the fasting and aerobics had been abandoned.

People simply arrived for a weekend dance aerobics class and walked into a completely empty studio.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aerobics, such as: drill, exercise, step, workout, aquarobics, and dance workout.

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