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The Key to Fitness is Discipline! > The Truth About Fat-Burning

14 Sep 2007

    For activities more than three minutes, continuously, the body will continue to burn sugar(carbohydrate). However, it will being to burn and breakdown the sugar in the presence of oxygen. This is known as aerobic glycolysis.

    There is only one difference between the anaerobic glycolysis and aerobic glycolysis. Lactic acid does not accumulate in the presence of oxygen.

    in other words, the presence of oxygen inhibits the  accumulation of lactic acid.    

Daryl Conant