Energy Systems Explained 3 – Anaerobic (Lactic) System

Once the body’s ATP-PC stores are used up (~10 secs), it is time for the anaerobic (lactic) energy system to contribute. It is the predominant ATP supplier for activities lasting over ~ 10 seconds, but less than ~ 2 minutes. The function of this energy system is to breakdown stored

Carbs, Fats, Proteins Explained Part 3: Energy Storage

In parts I and II of this series, we spoke about the background structure of the macronutrients, and the way in which energy is derived from foods. In part III of the series, I will attempt to explain how energy can be stored in the body. As previously explained, the