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Old 11-14-2008, 08:19 AM
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Originally Posted by President Wilson View Post
Good point. I agree with you
my thought is runners for example train mainly slow twitch muscle fibres and have a low amount of fast twitch muscle fibres, some studies show that it could be possible some of the fast twitch have be modified by the body to form slow twitch to help with the stress of running.
some believe muscle fibre types can be modified 11b to IIa to I by calcium signaling pathways that involves calcineurin.
so my thought is could it go the other way? after a muscle is repeativly trained could this modify the fibre type to be stronger and therefore resistant to damage leaving only newer muscle growth available to break down?
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