One of the best ways of staying active and getting your heart pump more blood is aerobics. This physical exercise also called cadiovascular exercise, is rhythmic steps performed on the beats of music. People with some health issues, like high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, etc., must not include this exercise in their fitness program. The common exercises performed are run in place, high knees, jumping jacks, butt kicks, mountain climbers, high kicks, lunge twist, squat side kick, forward leg swings, and lateral leg swings. The benefits this workout when performed 3 to 5 times a week and for 30-60 minutes, provides to people include increased energy levels, reduced stress, increased heart efficiency, reduced blood pressure and improved physical and mental health.