Step Classes & Aerobics
AEROBICS & STEP CLASS EXERCISES
Aerobics including Step Class Exercises is a form of physical exercise that combines rhythmic aerobic exercise with stretching and strength training routines with the goal of improving all elements of fitness (flexibility, muscular strength, and cardio-vascular fitness). It is usually performed to music and may be practiced in a group or solo setting led by Charlotte Hanekom.
With the goal of preventing illness and promoting physical fitness, various routines comprising a number of different dance-like exercises.
Formal aerobics classes are divided into different levels of intensity and complexity. A well-balanced aerobics class have five components:
Warm-up (5–10 minutes),
Cardio vascular conditioning (25–30 minutes),
Muscular strength and conditioning (10–15 minutes),
Cool-down (5–8 minutes),
Stretching and flexibility (5–8 minutes).
Aerobics classes allow participants to select their level of participation according to their fitness level.