Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise For Weight Loss – Results Create Greater Confidence to Your Goal

August 3, 2012 by  
Filed under Anaerobic Exercises

Aerobic exercises are activities that utilize large muscle clusters. It can be done in a continuous manner and are rhythmic in nature. These exercises overwork the heart and lungs which cause them to work doubly hard than when they are at rest. Some types of this particular exercise include dancing, cycling, skiing, skating, running and swimming, among others. However, these routines take too much time and are slow. On the average, a person who performs the following exercises burns seventy-five percent fat calories and twenty-five percent carbohydrates.

On the other hand, anaerobic exercises are performed at higher intensities and require more energy compared to aerobics. It uses a system of respiration, which largely depends on high levels of energy. It causes one’s rate of metabolism higher than aerobic workout for a longer duration. This procedure burns fat as the body refills diminished energy stores from the forceful workout.

Exercises falling under this category can only be performed for two to three minutes because of the high amounts of energy that it requires. These types of exercises are short and rigorous. Twenty-five percent calories and seventy-five percent carbohydrates are burned.

There has been a long-standing debate among fitness experts to which between the two would prove to be the better activity that one can adopt if he intends to lose weight. The truth is, both exercises are efficient, and it will give one better results if both are performed simultaneously.

Both have advantages and disadvantages. Performing them in balance will produce best results for the dieter. Anaerobic workouts heighten cardio and muscle mass, but do not work well in burning a lot of fats.

Aerobic activities lessen anxiety and enhance circulation. It also burns a remarkable amount of fat but in the process diminishes muscle mass. Combining them will ensure the dieter that muscle mass is sustained, bone density is improved and the cardiovascular system intensified while still being able to burn fats.

Now you want to have more energy, be Healthier, look Younger, lose weight, and cleanse your body, right?

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