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Doctor insights on: Anaerobic Training For Middle Distance Runners

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Is my aerobic level decreasing while I am training anaerobic exercises? Are this 2 things somehow connected?

Is my aerobic level decreasing while I am training anaerobic exercises? Are this 2 things somehow connected?

No: As long as you continue to get aerobic exercise, anaerobic conditioning does not decrease aerobic capacity. A good balance of both is important for overall health. ...Read more

Anaerobic (Definition)

It may be in reference to organisms that grow in oxygen poor environment. Or to those that simply do not need oxygen to thrive. It is also used to refer to certain types of execises (ie weight lifting) that are short in duration but high in power out put. They are the companion (not the opposite) if aerobic exercises which are longer duration, less intense and ...Read more


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Can someone free-dive with mild MVP and Tricuspit-Valve ? ( over 2 minutes breath holds each diving-aerobic and anaerobic trainings)

Can someone free-dive with mild MVP and Tricuspit-Valve ? ( over 2 minutes breath holds each diving-aerobic and anaerobic trainings)

Free dive: Not a good idea to hold your breath under water over 2 minutes. You could see a trainer or you might just decide to cut down holding your breath to 30 seconds. With an MVP and Tricuspid valve you must see your doctor soon! Hope all stays well. ...Read more

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What does it mean to be anaerobic?

What does it mean to be anaerobic?

Doing without oxygen: In medicine, anaerobic usually means anaerobic exercise, such as in the 100-meter race at the olympics. In that sprint, the runners don't get enough oxygen to their leg muscles, so the muscles work in a low-oxygen state during the sprint and recover shortly afterwards. The other medical meaning is anaerobic bacteria or infections, which are nasty germs that grow in low or no-oxygen environments. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: anaerobic?

What is the definition or description of: anaerobic?

With out air!: It may be in reference to organisms that grow in oxygen poor environment. Or to those that simply do not need oxygen to thrive. It is also used to refer to certain types of execises (ie weight lifting) that are short in duration but high in power out put. They are the companion (not the opposite) if aerobic exercises which are longer duration, less intense and rely on oxygen.(ie walking). ...Read more

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Is it possible for aerobic endurance to translate to anaerobic endurance?

Is it possible for aerobic endurance to translate to anaerobic endurance?

2 different systems: The anaerobic work uses the metabolic chemicals present in your muscles, while the aerobic ('with oxygen') uses oxygen to metabolize glucose. These are two completely different systems. ...Read more

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What are some examples of aerobic exercises and anaerobic exercises?

What are some examples of aerobic exercises and anaerobic exercises?

Aerobic vs anaerobic: Aerobic-high impact-running, biking, etc. Significant increase in heart rate anaerobic-weights, yoga, muscle toning. isotonic exercise Increase in heart rate but not as significant as aerobic. ...Read more

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Is there anaerobic exercise for the heart?

Is there anaerobic exercise for the heart?

Yes and No: There is exercise for the body and heart and lungs.If we surpass our aerobic threshold with vigorous exercise, we convert to anaerobic metabolism (not enough oxygen) to feed the cells that need fuel.This typeoftraining has different effects on physiology than aerobic conditioning and is more intense. ...Read more

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