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Aerobic Exercise for Teenagers

Now, Do It!

Select your favorites from the following aerobic activities and sports. Make a commitment to exercise for 60 minutes on most days of the week. Write down your planned workouts and sports practice times on your calendar. Check off each day as you complete the activity or sport. As the hours spent in aerobic activities start to add up, you will feel stronger and look great.

Select the Activities You Enjoy

Here's a list of activities that provide good aerobic exercise:

Aerobics

Badminton

Basketball

Biking

Dancing (jazz, hip-hop, modern, swing)

Golf (carrying clubs)

Hiking

Mall walking (3-4 mph)

Running or jogging

Skiing -- especially cross county (Nordic)

Stair climbing

Spinning

Stationary cycling

Swimming

Walking

Water aerobics

School Sports That Are Aerobic

Baseball (run the bases)

Basketball

Cheerleading (running, jumping, dancing)

Color guard (flag team)

Cross country

Dance team

Drill team

Field hockey

Football

Golf team (carry clubs)

Lacrosse

Rowing

Soccer

Softball (run the bases)

Swimming

Tennis

Track and field

Wrestling

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WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Varnada Karriem-Norwood, MD on March 17, 2013

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