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How Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercises Can Help One Achieve Fitness
Aerobic exercises are those that require the pumping of oxygenated blooding to working muscles when doing them. They stimulate the breathing and heart rate to increase in a way that can be sustained during the exercise session.
They can change to anaerobic if are performed at a high level of intensity since high intensity means less oxygen available for breathing and thus less oxygen available for pumping in working muscles. Aerobic exercises are of important meaning in one’s body as they ensure that the body is kept fit and is able to perform many of its functions as required.
This type of exercise is helpful in ensuring that the blood pressure level is at its normal level and thus ones breathing rate is not affected. This exercise helps in maintaining the blood sugar level at its normal.
The symptoms associated with asthma are reduced when one engages and is committed to performing activities that make use of oxygen. Aerobic exercises aids in sleep and one cannot struggle since they are tired and their body feels relaxed.
The risks associated with overweight and obesity are reduced and as such one’s health is enhanced and also the immunity boosted. They also help in the improvement of one’s brain power and in reducing the risks of attack by different kinds of diseases. They help in strengthening the heart as more blood is pumped at each beat. With aerobic exercises, mitochondria in the body increase in number and in the activity they perform in the body which is producing energy. They require energy during their performance.
Anaerobic exercises are those that do not make use of oxygen when performed but are intense and result in the formation of the milk producing agent. The amount of oxygen demanded by the body is usually high than the amount of oxygen supplied and therefore this means that there’s a deficiency in oxygen in the body in anaerobic exercises.
With low oxygen supply in the body, there is always an added advantage to athletes since their strength and speed is enhanced. Anaerobic exercises are very important in human life since they help strengthen bones, build the body and also ensure that the muscles are built. This type of exercise is key in one’s health enhancement through increased fat loss and also minimizing the chances of having broken bones.
These kinds of exercise need both physical and psychological preparedness in undertaking them and those who lack this may find it difficult and at long last may even end up giving up on them.