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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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what's all the stuff about exercise converts fat to muscle? Well if you excercise you burn energy, which can force ... Generally speaking aerobic excercise burns more fat (jogging, swimming etc), while anaerobic excercise builds more muscle (weight training, sprinting). More muscle requires ...

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by Geokinkladze
Sat Sep 25, 2010 12:23 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: muscle growth
Replies: 10
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Electron Transport Chain and O2 Debt and LA fermentation?

... the time a little. I guess, you don't stop breathing, when you do some exercise ;) But the need of oxygen is higher, than the supply, so you must use the anaerobic as well ;)

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by JackBean
Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:17 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Electron Transport Chain and O2 Debt and LA fermentation?
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... all) unless they are deprived of oxygen, which happens during physical exercise. However, for example some cells of the retina normally have a storage ... to produce lactate. I am looking at cells in general under aerobic and anaerobic conditions. So, can I conclude that lactate is produced only ...

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by mathsphd
Sun Mar 29, 2009 11:51 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Lactate
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Arizona. Our project ended up being effects of aerobic vs anaerobic exercise and it's effect on reaction time. At the end the only thing that really mattered was how ...

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by mith
Tue Nov 27, 2007 2:53 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: help?help!help.
Replies: 15
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Anaerobic and aerobic

umm just wondering when doing exercise aerobic is the perferred method right over anaerobic??? and once the sources for aerobic have run out then anaerobic takes over...is this correct?

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by biology_06er
Wed May 02, 2007 9:00 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Anaerobic and aerobic
Replies: 2
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