Anaerobic exercise



A form of exercise involving highly intense activities that triggers anaerobic metabolism, especially when the aerobic pathways become insufficient in supplying energy at the required rate.


Athletes in non-endurance sports (e.g. 200-metre sprint) work out under anaerobic conditions to build power and muscle mass. Muscles trained under anaerobic conditions result in greater performance in short duration, highly intense activities.

Compare: aerobic exercise

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