MITCHELLMAGGIE's SparkPeople Blog MITCHELLMAGGIE's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Chemical process while exercising Exhaustion of energy while exercising leads to anaerobic metabolism. During anaerobic metabolism glycolysis is less effective, requiring more than five times glycogen to produce ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate). Therefore, with increased anaerobic glycogen metabolism, lactic acid is increased, as a metabolic byproduct. Accumulation of lactic acid in muscles is the cause of pain and increases the risk of cramp. Again, after exercising, small amounts of calcium leak inside the muscle which prevents... Mon, 11 Feb 2013 19:30:53 EST Lifting or Running When it comes to losing weight, which one is the champion? Cardio, or weight training? Both have their proven results that they reduce weight and devour fat, but which one does the better job? Most people say cardio is the winner here. Most are running on a treadmill ( <link><BR>iews/ </link> ) although there is some evidence that running outdoors gets more benefits for your body. They do have good reasoning. Number one is, if you are looking to purely lo... Mon, 26 Nov 2012 18:34:37 EST