As the level of intensity of exercise increases, the body reaches a point where the level of oxygen within the cell’s mitochondria is not sufficient. Since there is not enough available oxygen, the pyruvate produced by glycolysis cannot be oxidized. Furthermore, since energy production must continue, ATP production from glycolysis must increase.
Your Skeletal System Explained The human skeleton consists of 206 bones! We are actually born with more bones (about 300), but many fuse together as we grow during childhood. At birth, many of our cranial bones are not yet fused and instead are joined by fibrous membranes called fontanelles. Fontanelles are the delicate “soft spot” […]
Training special populations is one of the fastest-growing segments of the personal training industry. A special population refers to particular groups of people with special fitness and exercise needs and typically requires a greater level of supervision. This group includes those with diseases like heart disease, diabetes and other prevalent diseases and extends to those […]
Do individuals choose a sport to participate in based on their personality? Most psychology research studies and sports psychology textbooks talk about the fact that the majority of athletes or exercisers will choose the type of sport of their preference based on their personality. That is, if someone is introverted, patient, or calm, they will […]
What are the different types of fitness training? Physical activity provides long-term health benefits, and finding the right training method can make the difference in getting the results you want. Daily Exercise Controls Weight Exercise can help prevent excess weight gain or help maintain weight loss. When you engage in physical activity, you burn calories. […]