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What is the role of potassium during aerobic exercise and anaerobic exercise?

What is the role of potassium during aerobic exercise and anaerobic exercise?

Balance: Potassium and sodium are important in all cells in the body and are lost in sweat - affecting both aerobic and anaerobic exercise. ...Read more

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Differences between aerobic and anaerobic exercise in terms of efficiency on metabolism?

Differences between aerobic and anaerobic exercise in terms of efficiency on metabolism?

Aerobic=efficiency: Aerobic metabolism yields about 30 atp (energy molecules) vs 2 atp molecules by using the anaerobic. This means aerobic is about 15 times more efficient. ...Read more

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What are the differences between aerobic and anaerobic exercise in terms of efficiency on metabolism?

What are the differences between aerobic and anaerobic exercise in terms of efficiency on metabolism?

Aerobic=efficiency: Aerobic metabolism yields about 30 atp (energy molecules) vs 2 atp molecules by using the anaerobic. This means aerobic is about 15 times more efficient. ...Read more

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What are the differences between aerobic and anaerobic exercise in terms of efficiency on metablolism?

Variable: Typically aerobic exercise will burn calories during the time of exercise and will cause a temporary increase in metabolism after exercise. Anerobic exercise- such as weight lifting, also burns calories during exercise, but not as much typically, but the process of increasing muscle mass improves basal metabolism to maintain muscle. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of exercise like aerobics to the cardiovascular system?

What are the benefits of exercise like aerobics to the cardiovascular system?

Benefits of exercise: Aerobic exercise has multiple benefits including lowering blood pressure and heart rate, but also increasing good cholesterol, hdl, and lowering serum glucose levels. Other things like increasing muscle tone and lowering body weight are also benefits. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages of circuit training?

What are the disadvantages of circuit training?

Disadvantages are: specialized equipment, ample space and required health and safety monitoring. Of course the advantages overweight the disadvantages. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of jogging outside compared to jogging on the treadmill in the gym?

What are the benefits of jogging outside compared to jogging on the treadmill in the gym?

Some: The scenery changes, you are less likely to get mugged, the air smells better.All joking aside we are happy you are exercising and where ever you jog makes you healthier. ...Read more

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What's the impact of extreme cardio exercise with tonsillitis?

What's the impact of extreme cardio exercise with tonsillitis?

Wait: You would probably survive but how do you feel? It is usually better to wait for an infection to be over before extreme exercise. Your body will appreciate it. Are you on antibiotics? ...Read more

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What are some dangers of recumbent exercise bikes?

What are some dangers of recumbent exercise bikes?

Dangers?: Our physical therapists use recumbent bikes for patients with a history of back problems it gives them more lumbar support we really haven't had any problems as long as used correctly. ...Read more

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Which type of exercise would elliptical training be?

Which type of exercise would elliptical training be?

More cardio, but: With the arm movement, easier to achieve cardio benefits with a lower perception of exertion, since you use more muscles. You will tone, but most strength gains go to the legs! safe and non-traumatic. Great machines! ...Read more

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What is the role of fitness and exercise in the corporate world?

What is the role of fitness and exercise in the corporate world?

Fitness is important: Even if you exercise regularly, sitting all day can increase your risk of chronic disease. So it's important to get up and move throughout the day every 30-60 minutes. If you're interested in making fitness part of your corporate culture, talk to the hr manager or wellness director. You'll need to get buy-in from the execs and support from coworkers. But it'll benefit everyone. ...Read more

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What types of exercise emulates rowing?

What types of exercise emulates rowing?

Rowing exercises: Rowing typically recruits the muscles of the latissimus dorsi, biceps brachii, and forearm flexors. Apart from machines that actually emulate rowing, exercises that most-accurately replicate the recruitment of the aforementioned muscle groups include: 1) pull-ups, 2) bent-over rows, and 3) close grip lat pulls. Using relatively lighter weights and higher reps can help emulate the act of rowing. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of interval training when exercising?

What are the benefits of interval training when exercising?

Increase speed: For a runner , intervals help to increase speed as well as indurance.They are especially helpful when training for a race such as a 5 or 10 K 's or even longer runs/ races. ...Read more

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Can alcohol affect the physical fitness of a martial artist?

Can alcohol affect the physical fitness of a martial artist?

Would think so: Every study with alcohol shows that alcohol slows reflexes and concentration. My thought would be that a serious athlete would not drink alcohol since it is beneficial to your training. The calories are empty calories and will certainly not improve you physical fitness. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of treadmill incline sprints?

What are the benefits of treadmill incline sprints?

Benefits: Incline walking and sprints on the treadmill will both increase the intensity of the workouts you do. This will boost metabolism of your muscles, making them hungry for energy. Try to incorporate some type of speed workout or incline workout roughly 1-2 times a week. Overdoing it can lead to injuries. ...Read more

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What are the results of exercise on the cardio respiratory system?

What are the results of exercise on the cardio respiratory system?

Some long term: Benefits are increased pumping power of the heart, decreased heart rates, and improvements in forced expiratory volumes. ...Read more