October 7, 2022


Health & Fitness

Aerobic vs anaerobic exercise | Live Science

Aerobic vs anaerobic exercise | Live Science

Having a basic understanding of aerobic vs anaerobic exercise is a great starting point if you want to get fit, lose weight or improve your sporting performance. Both forms of activity can be incorporated into a workout, whether it’s using the best exercise bikes (opens in new tab), hitting the gym or playing a team sport.

Typically, aerobic exercise is classed as a cardio activity that lasts longer than two minutes and includes sports like running and cycling. Anaerobic exercise is usually classed as short, intense bursts of movement (think sprinting and jumping.)