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An Energy System Primer, Part 2

Being able to break down ATP for fuel is important for exercise, but also for living. We touched on its importance and how we access it for short-term, high intensity activities in our last post. In this post, we’re going to cover what happens if you want to exercise for longer than 6-10 seconds.   The ATP that we access for movements that last 6-10 seconds is not available in very large supplies. Estimates are something like 100 grams in...