Thread: slow twitch fibers
07-15-2005, 11:29 AM #1
slow twitch fibers
will slow twitch fibers hypertrophy enough to make working in that range worth while?
07-16-2005, 03:35 AM #2Originally Posted by HOLLYWOOD
I usually change reps every 2-3 weeks from 15 to six or say 2 weeks of 15s then 2 weeks of 12s then 2 weeks of 8 and so on, it has worked for me and you may be one of the ones that has more fast type 1 fibbers than the slow…JMO
Its good to look at weight training with a scientific eye rather than just seeing how much weight you can use, have a game plan calculate what you are doing.(HOLLYWOOD) that last bit wasn’t a referral to you bro, i no you no your $hit...
Last edited by S.P.G; 07-16-2005 at 03:41 AM.
07-16-2005, 06:17 AM #3
Is there a way to determine wut kinda muscle fibers u have in each muscle group?
07-16-2005, 07:18 AM #4Originally Posted by IronFreakX
07-16-2005, 08:11 AM #5Originally Posted by S.P.G
07-16-2005, 09:29 AM #6Originally Posted by IronFreakX
07-16-2005, 10:18 AM #7Originally Posted by S.P.G
07-16-2005, 10:43 AM #8Originally Posted by IronFreakX
he's a very general idea of the ratio of fibers in each muscle group, remember that this is jsut a general idea and that everyone is very different this is jsut to give you an idea.
go down to the first of the links where it says "muscle fiber ratios of the..."
07-16-2005, 10:50 AM #9Originally Posted by IronFreakX
07-16-2005, 10:52 AM #10Originally Posted by S.P.G
07-16-2005, 12:29 PM #11Originally Posted by HOLLYWOOD
07-16-2005, 05:07 PM #12Originally Posted by RJstrong
The body is extremely lazy....when u workout ur taxing it...so what does it do to make the work easier? build muscle....there is a homestatis on how ur body wants to stay...so u need to keep hitting all the time to enforce change....Im researching on this subject....There is alot of false info on training...
07-16-2005, 05:34 PM #13Originally Posted by IronFreakX
07-16-2005, 07:33 PM #14King of Supplements
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Slow twitch fibers don't get as big as fast twitch fibers. So if your going for size, you should train mostly fast-twitch fibers
07-17-2005, 02:11 AM #15Originally Posted by nsa
well yes i know this, i wanted to know whether or not it would be worth including slow twich in the mix. when you really think about the general human the average ratio of fast twitch and slow twitch is about 50/50 except for for forearms which are slow twitch dominant so if you're, on average of course made up of 50% slow twitch one would think that it would be really worth while to train that 50%, however the big question is, will these fibers actually hypertrophy to the point of visible size gains?
07-19-2005, 03:43 AM #16Originally Posted by HOLLYWOOD
07-19-2005, 05:45 AM #17
07-19-2005, 06:45 AM #18Originally Posted by IronFreakX
07-20-2005, 01:32 PM #19Originally Posted by S.P.G
o sorry man, but thanx for backing me up iron
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