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Respiration

Respiration is the process of releasing energy from glucose, which happens in every
cell.

This energy is used to do things like:

Builds up larger molecules (like proteins)
Contract muscles
Maintain a steady body temperature.

There are two types of respiration: Aerobic and Anaerobic

Aerobic respiration needs plenty of…

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Anaerobic exercise doesn't used oxygen at all

When you do really vigorous exercise your body can't supply enough oxygen to our
muscles for aerobic respiration so your muscles have to start respiring
anaerobically. In this form of respiration the glucose produces lactic acid because it
is only partially broken down.…

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