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Doctor insights on: How To Train Fast Twitch Muscles For Sprinting

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Could i convert fast twitch muscles?

Could i convert fast twitch muscles?

No: But you can increase numbers fast twitch fibers by doing high intensity interval training ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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How do I develop fast twitch muscles?

How do I develop fast twitch muscles?

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

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Can there be a way to convert fast twitch muscles into slow twitch?

Can there be a way to convert fast twitch muscles into slow twitch?

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

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What should someone do to build fast twitch muscles in arms/plyometrics.?

What should someone do to build fast twitch muscles in arms/plyometrics.?

Plyometrics: Plyometric exercises, because they involve bursts of strength, will inherently build fast twitch muscles. Examples of plyometric arm exercises include clapping push-ups, burpees, and throwing medicine balls. ...Read more

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What vertical jump exercises do you have to do to gain fast twitch muscles?

What vertical jump exercises do you have to do to gain fast twitch muscles?

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 more

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Or could you of any genetic make-up build fast twitch muscles through exercise?

Or could you of any genetic make-up build fast twitch muscles through exercise?

Yes: Anyone can build fast twitch muscle fibers through strength training, however there is some degree of genetic influence as to how much fast twitch muscle tissue can be developed. ...Read more

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What should someone do to build up fast twitch muscle fibre for guitar?

What should someone do to build up fast twitch muscle fibre for guitar?

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

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How can I most effectively build fast twitch muscle fibers?

How can I most effectively build fast twitch muscle fibers?

Strength Training: Low rep, high resistance strength training will build more type i fast twitch fibers. These types of muscle fibers will be very effective for activities requiring bursts of power. ...Read more