oxygen debt


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oxygen debt

[′äk·sə·jən ‚det]
(physiology)
A bodily condition in which oxygen demand is greater than oxygen supply.
The amount of oxygen needed to restore the body to a steady state after a muscular exertion.
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By going out too quickly, you will incite oxygen debt and so not actually condition the energy system you will most rely upon in distance races.
Consequently, lactic acid is created, and oxygen debt builds up.
An aerobic range where your body can continue to use oxygen without going into oxygen debt (the anaerobic state) is between 70% to 85% of your maximum heart rate.
To watch Spitz pace the pool deck, mixing lessons on freestyle's high-elbow recovery with lectures on oxygen debt, is to imagine Picasso teaching an adult-education class in painting.
exercise in assumption of either delaying oxygen debt or enhancing