Saturday, October 13, 2018

Aerobic exercise vs anaerobic exercise and its benefits for health

What is aerobic exercise?

Aerobic exercise means with oxygen when you do cardio workout like running on treadmill  for 20 minutes your heart will pump and deliver oxygen rich blood and nutrient to your muscle and release adinostriphosphte sustain ATP during workout session, our body has tendency to save energy whenever we are in survival state like in cardio your body use carbohydrate protein and fat as a fuel during cardio activity. So you must do your cardio activity at least 45 minutes if you want to burn your fat as a fuel source, do you know when you running 10 kms your body is in the condition called aerobic glycolysis.



aerobic workout vs anaerobic workout for cardiovascular fitness


Moreover aerobic exercise help to reduce depression symptoms and anxiety symptoms in men and women by releasing happy hormone serotonin in brain which give you the feeling of happiness.

Example of aerobic exercise light jogging activity jogging for 6 km a day.


  • Brisk walk in Park  walk for 45 minutes.
  • Stationary bike and hiking.
  • Swimming is the best cardio activity it is good for heart and deliver proper supply of oxygen to your brain and heart. 
However do you know that aerobic exercise can change into aerobic when perform at high level of intensity.

What is Anaerobic exercise:

Anaerobic is a exercise in which your body can't not produce oxygen, anaerobic means without oxygen, when you do strength exercise such as weight lifting and bodybuilding your body produces the hormone called lactic acid which slow down the energy levels of muscle set after set of strength training.anaerobic help to build strength and muscle fiber cells and increase stamina, on the other hand when you doing high intensity exercises like squats, chest press, back exercises it's help to increase your testosterone levels and growth hormone and dopamine.

 whereas testosterone is the only muscle building hormone to build muscle, low level of testosterone can not produce good results and decrease strength in adults. Check your doctor by given  simple blood test to lab can show your testosterone levels reports.

Example of anaerobic exercise:


  • Strength training activity in the gym by lifting weigh
  • Fast sprinting and running
  • Circuit training for fat loss
  • Cycling and jumping exercises
  • step aerobics


Basically cardiovascular exercises that consist of short time physical effort with high intensity training movements is anaerobic activity. simple cardio workout and interval training and aerobic and anaerobic can help you to achieve your weight loss results fast.

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