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Understanding Aerobic vs. Anaerobic Exercise

Written by Dr. Chris Smith, Published on September 17th, 2019

What is Maximalist Running LPF 300x169The human body depends on two forms of energy production to facilitate physical activity — Aerobic and Anaerobic. While these concepts are easy to understand, most people haven't been adequately informed about how and why each form of fitness is essential. In Aerobic Exercise, muscle activity is fostered by the combination of the calories that we take in and the oxygen that we breathe. When you increase your activity level, your breathing rate increases because your body needs more oxygen to break down stored energy. The lungs work harder, which fuels the heart, which distributes oxygen to the muscles. Humans … Continue reading

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