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Speed Skating (3000 m, 5000 m) and Short Track Speed Skating (5000 m relay):

 

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Speed Skating (3000 m, 5000 m)

Short Track Speed Skating (5000 m relay)

Energy Systems*

Anaerobic, ATP – CP

0%

Anaerobic, Glycolysis

15%

Aerobic

85%

Pre – Competition Carb Loading

Yes

Average Calories Burned per One Hour**

450

Endurance Diet Required

Yes

Risk of Muscle Breakdown (Rhabdomyolysis)***

Low

Risk of Sports Injuries

Moderate

Benefits from Creatine****

Minimum

Fitness Demands

Agility      

Yes

Endurance

++++

Explosive Power

No

Speed

Yes

       

*See “Energy Systems” under the section of “Sports Nutrition”.

**Your body weight and body metabolism are important elements affecting the average calories you burn during any physical activities. This is the average amount of calories burned by a person with a body weight of 155 Ibs (70 Kg) within one hour of these events. 

***See “Post – Exercise Rhabdomyolysis” under the section of “Athletic Disorders”.

****See “Creatine Monohydrate” under the section of “Sports – Performance Enhancers”.

 

 

For the “energy paths” of these events, see the “energy map” below.

 

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