Exercise : Exercise And Exercise

1721 Words Oct 19th, 2015 7 Pages
Many times when people think of exercise it is thought of in an incredibly broad sense. There is no second thought given to whether the workouts are high or low pace, to what the level of exertion is, or the fluctuation of oxygen levels. With this being said, there are others that think of exercise in a more detailed way that live and breathe it, and are educated in the way the details of exercise works. This detailed broken down way of thinking breaks down breathing, heart rate, recovery, and many other details. When breathing and oxygen are thought of, these types of exercise are classified into aerobic and anaerobic exercise. Aerobic exercise – meaning with oxygen, is an exercise that raises the body’s need for oxygen causing a higher heart rate and increased respirations. Anaerobic exercise –meaning without oxygen, is when there is vigorous exercise causing an absence of oxygen (Merrium-Webster, 2015). Even though exercise is not commonly thought of in a broken down sense, aerobic and anaerobic exercise have many comparable benefits. There are many differences between aerobic and anaerobic exercise. Aerobic exercise is by definition “with oxygen” (Merrium-Webster, 2015). This type of exercise is slower a paced and is a less intense workout. This allows for a person to exercise for longer periods of time with less stress on their body. Aerobic exercise places less stress on the body allowing for a faster healing time and an easier recovery. When exercising at a less…
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