anaerobic exercise


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anaerobic exercise

A general term for exercise consisting of slow rhythmic movements against a force—e.g., calisthenics, such as push-ups, sit-ups, weight lifting—which evoke minimal increases in heart rate. Anaerobic exercise is said to strengthen muscles, increase joint mobility and reduce risk of musculoskeletal injury.

an·ae·ro·bic ex·er·cise

(an'ār-ōbik ek'sĕr-sīz)
Physical activity that alternates short bursts of energy with periods of rest.
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* The oldest and oldest approach is to develop aerobic exercise capacity in the first 2-3 months of training, after which the aerobic anaerobic exercise capacity and the anaerobic exercise capacity are developed.
Effects of different doses of caffeine on anaerobic exercise in boys.
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Specifically, heart rate and blood pressure increased during the exercises that required short-term exertion, fierce competition, and aggressive struggle, and this led to irregularity of cardiac function; anaerobic exercise can lead to high secretion levels of Nesfatin-1, which stimulates metabolism-induced cardiac functional disorders and blood glucose imbalance as a reaction to psychological traumas, such as stress, anxiety, fear, or panic attacks, on the basis of the reduction in blood sugar associated with energy requirements.
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Anaerobic exercise refers to physical exertion where the energy required to produce this activity is provided independently of oxygen.
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is an enhanced form of interval training, an exercise strategy alternating periods of short intense anaerobic exercise with less intense recovery periods.
Studies suggest that hydration with sodium bicarbonate waters with high mineralization reduce dieresis and increase the hydration of the body after anaerobic exercise decreasing the time of fatigue.
The HR (170-180 beats/min; max 75-80%) of a race horse indicates that anaerobic metabolism occurs greatly during exercise due to the significant increase in lactate concentration to threshold levels following anaerobic exercise (Gondim et al., 2007; Ferraz et al., 2008).
Thus the greater the anaerobic exercise, the greater the oxygen debt after the exercise (25).
Exercise training was geared to increasing each participant's level of physical fitness and flexibility, and consisted of relaxation training, aerobic exercise (cycling or gymnastics), and hydrotherapy or anaerobic exercise (strength and flexibility training, walking).
While we all are aware of the importance of aerobic exercise, anaerobic exercise also helps to prevent functional decline.