anaerobic exercise


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Noun1.anaerobic exercise - exercise that builds muscles through tensionanaerobic exercise - exercise that builds muscles through tension
exercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout - the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit; "the doctor recommended regular exercise"; "he did some exercising"; "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit"
weightlift, weightlifting - bodybuilding by exercise that involves lifting weights
weight gaining - bodybuilding that increases muscle mass and body weight
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Anaerobic exercise, however, is performed at a higher intensity which requires glycogen stores or sugar to fire up your muscles, since oxygen takes some time to get distributed throughout your body.
Researchers found no difference between the two diets in performance in anaerobic exercise tests.
who used a rat treadmill with a specific exercise programs; HIF-1[alpha] proteins were increased in the groups with aerobic and anaerobic exercise. Concentrations of HIF-1[alpha] in myocardium were increased in the groups with aerobic and anaerobic exercise.
Resistance training or anaerobic exercise involves activities such as weight lifting.
Builds strength - Sprints are a type of anaerobic exercise, this means that they will trigger muscle building, increasing the size and strength of fast-twitch fibers.
Edward Weiss' team then tested the anaerobic exercise performance of the participants.
GINST15 reduced perceived stress during anaerobic exercise. This is a novel finding, contradictory to several aerobic based investigations demonstrating no beneficial effect of ginseng supplementation on RPE (Bandyopadhyay et al., 2011; Engels and Wirth, 1997; Morris et al., 1996).
This method was used as a means of training in order to develop aerobic and anaerobic exercise capacity, following the alternation of different tremors without being determined in advance.
For their study, Stephens and his team from Keele University and Long Island University Brooklyn had 29 volunteers complete a test of  (http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/anaerobic+power) anaerobic power,  a measurement of physical effort during a short period of time where an individual will go "all out." For the study, the anaerobic exercise consisted of a short intense period on an exercise bike.
Thus, the purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of acute caffeine ingestion on high-intensity cycling anaerobic exercise in 14 healthy and physically active non-habitual caffeine users (mean age: 20.93 [+ or -] 1.73 yrs).
In particular, the degree of oxidative damage and the time course for elevation in oxidative stress markers, during and following both acute aerobic and anaerobic exercise, resulted to be dependent on the type, intensity, volume, and duration of muscle contraction, leading to differences in the oxidative status between athletes in different sport disciplines [6, 8, 11-14].
Specific protocols under study include anaerobic exercise to reverse mitochondrial dysfunction, anti-inflammatories targeting acute phase proteins (C-reactive protein) and cytokines (IL-6 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha), and treatments that augment dopaminergic neurotransmission, he said.