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Aerobic VS. Anaerobic Exercise: It comes down to oxygen

Posted On: Oct 24, 2021   |   Posted By: Natural News

When exercise takes place, we are moving our body with the intention to better our health. There are many different ways to work up a sweat, each placing different demands on our heart and activated muscles. The two main forms of cardiovascular activity are aerobic and anaerobic. Selection of either can be influenced by a person's age, goals, and level of fitness.
Either way, we have to make time to move, but maybe knowing what moves are best for you and your body can help you make better, more effective, and informed choices.
Aerobic exercise is done at low to moderate intensity and means “with oxygen”. Walking, jogging, cardio machines like the Elliptical, cycling, and swimming are common modalities.
A person is able to sustain this activity for more than a few minutes as their heart rate is elevated. Regular aerobic activity is beneficial to the heart, improves stroke volume , and the body becomes more efficient with oxygen use. Activity level still allows you to hold...

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