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Stage 1 – fast component / alactacid 

  • Takes 2-4 mins 
  • Stage 1 begins as soon as exercise stops 
  • Replenish ATP stores 
  • Replenish phosphate/PC stores 
  • Reload (oxy)myoglobin / (oxy)haemoglobin 

Stage 2/slow component/lactacid 

  • May take several hours 
  • Elevated levels of oxygen consumption to facilitate/aid recovery 
  • General removal of lactic acid
  • Conversion of lactic acid to glygogen 
  • Glygogen replenishment/carbohydrate replenishment 
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