AEROBIC HISTORY




"Origin of the way ending in a fit and healthy world"

Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper Aerobics consists in a system of exercises to prevent coronary artery sicknesses which was first put forwarded by a physician called Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper in San Antonio air force hospital in Texas. Sometimes after the publishing of cooper's book with respect to the exercise system, Aerobics in 1968, a person called Jackie Sorenson developed a series of dance routines known as the aerobic dance to generously improve the cardiovascular fitness. So, aerobic dance and other form of exercises gain existence and made its way prudently between the masses all over United States and many other counties and that too in a very short span of around two decades. The number of aerobics participators in the US alone raises from an estimated 6 million in 1978 to 19 million in 1987. For the mentioned previously, one can easily observe the enormous popularity of aerobics between the people around the world.

Something about sport-aerobics

Sport Aerobics In the year of 1983 Howard and Karen Schwartz developed a very new and competitive sport called sport-aerobics. In the year 1984, their group organization known as the sport fitness international has the credit of organizing the first national aerobic championship. Sport-aerobics at the beginning, started featuring competition in four categories namely individual male and female, mixed pairs and trio which have the facility to include any of the three athletes. In the year 2002 the competition was improved to a group of six athletes. The verdict toward the competitors is done on a one minute, forty-five seconds routine done to music. Judges elect two criteria namely the artistic merit and the technical merit with an overall 10 pints each. In 1996 sport-aerobics is officially adopted as a Gymnastique discipline.

Growth of aerobics since the early years

Aerobics grows at a tedious pace since the day of its prelude. All kind of people are identifying aerobics to be beneficial and helpful in preserving a fit and healthy body structure. Now, the actual reality is such that every person among a heavy work schedule makes out at least half an hour to work out either in the gym or in the home. Every one today stress on the need to stay healthy and hence aerobics and all its form of exercises are rapidly gaining popularity.

History of step aerobics

Gin Miller In the year 1989, Gin Miller, a competitive gymnast during the college, bore her own overuse injury in consequence of high-impact aerobics. Her physical therapy based of stepping up and down on a milk box to fortify and rehabilitate the muscles of her knee. Rather than a milk box, she used her porch steps and included aerobic music to break the silence and reduce boredom. This simple concept gave rise to the famous way of exercise we know today as step aerobics.







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