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date: 21 October 2019


Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Pirkko MarkulaPirkko MARKULA

Aerobics, group exercise done to music, first became popular in the 1980s in the United States and has since spread worldwide. Aerobics began as “fun” exercise for women—specifically, as a more enjoyable alternative for those who don’t enjoy running—but has evolved to include multiple forms of group exercise. Popular group exercise forms such as bodypump and Zumba have replaced aerobics in many health club programs. ...

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