What you need to know: How your body generates energy

There are two key types of metabolic/energetic pathways used for generation of energy in all our cells:  Aerobic and Anaerobic.   Aerobic means with oxygen and requires the presence of oxygen in the cell producing energy.   Anaerobic means without oxygen and cells can produce energy without the presence of oxygen using these pathways.  A single cell can either produce energy aerobically or anaerobically at any given moment in time, but never both at the same time!   However during any activity there are some cells producing energy aerobically and other cells producing energy anaerobically.     Muscles obtain energy from three important sources*:  Glucose which is sugar can be burned…
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