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Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Abs

Abdominal muscles

Aerobic capacity

Aerobic capacity is the maximum amount of oxygen the body can use in an exercise session.

Aerobic Exercise

Aerobic exercise (uses oxygen) is physical activity which increases your heart rate and breathing for a sustained period of time.

Anaerobic Exercise

Exercise at a short, high intensity that does not utilise oxygen as energy but relies on the glycogen stored in muscles. This results in lactic acid build up.

Anaerobic Threshold

Anaerobic threshold is the point in which your muscles start working without oxygen being present.

Atrophy

Atrophy is the wasting away of your muscle mass.