Physical exercises are generally grouped into three types depending on the overall effect they have on the human body:
- Flexibility Exercises: These exercises improves the range of motion of muscles and joints. Example is stretching.
- Aerobic Exercises: These exercises focus on increasing cardiovascular endurance. Exercises like walking and running comes under aerobic exercises.
- Anaerobic Exercises: These exercises increase short-term muscle strength. Anaerobic exercises includes weight training or sprinting.