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Cardiorespiratory Endurance

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Updated February 15, 2014

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Performing regular aerobic exercise will help improve your cardiorespiratory endurance.

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Definition: Cardiorespiratory endurance refers to the ability of the body to perform prolonged, large-muscle, dynamic exercise at moderate-to-high levels of intensity. Cardiorespiratory endurance is an important part of overall physical fitness.

Also Known As: cardiorespiratory fitness, aerobic fitness, aerobic power

Examples: Performing regular aerobic exercise will help you improve your cardiorespiratory endurance level.

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