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Cytosport Fast Twitch
Yes: These distinctions seem to influence how muscles respond to training and physical activity, and each fiber type is unique in its ability to contract in a certain way. Human muscles contain a genetically determined mixture of both slow and fast fiber types. On average, we have about 50 percent slow twitch and 50 percent fast twitch fibers in most of the muscles used for movement. ...Read more
Let me help: To maximize your muscles with fast-twitch fibers, you'll need to train with low to moderate reps (e.g., four to eight reps), rest periods of around one to two minutes, and a moderate training volume (too much volume will compromise recovery). ...Read more
Plyometric exercises: Plyometric exercises are exercises based on exerting the maximal force in as a short period of time as possible. The goal is increasing speed and power. The exercise goal is to move a muscle in extension to maximal contraction as fast as possible.The program should be supervised especially if the athlete is unfamiliar with the technique because when performed with poor technique, injury can occur. ...Read more
Conditioning: We all have both fast and slow twitch, and most have about 50% of each. You can enhance the capability of your fast twitch muscle by making them work harder, but you really have to strengthen both groups at the same time. An example, when you jog, add sprinting sessions of 1-2 minutes every 5 minutes. This should progress over time to do longer sprints with shorter rest (jogging) intervals. ...Read more
Neuromuscular: Practice. In order to get the guitar playing mastered, repetition is the best exercise. Need warm up exercises with proper stretching of fingers , wrist and forearm muscles. Rest periods and gradual increment in time of practice is advised. First try to dominate the proper cords or melody with a slow tempo, then increase tempo gradually. If you are loosing skills or dexterity check with your md. ...Read more
No : Sorry but there is not they are either one or the other but cannot be converted to the best of my knowledge. ...Read more
Vertical jump: Type 2 fibers are fast twitch "power" fibers that use creatine kinase for energy. To increase vertical jump you must increase you power relative to body weight. Heavy squats 80-90% of your 1 rep max 2-3 reps 5 sets with 3-5 minutes of complete rest in between. Does not make you sore as no Lactic Acid induced. Also decreasing body weight to maximize lean mass. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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