Muscle Fiber Types and Training

  title={Muscle Fiber Types and Training},
  author={Jason R. Karp},
  journal={Strength and Conditioning Journal},
  • Jason R. Karp
  • Published 1 October 2001
  • Biology
  • Strength and Conditioning Journal
HOW SKELETAL MUSCLES ADAPT to a repeated stimulus depends, to a large extent, on the neuromuscular recruitment of muscle fibers as well as on the inherent characteristics of the muscles themselves. The specific types of fibers that make up individual muscles greatly influence the way your clients will adapt to their training programs. There is a reason why some people get bigger muscles more easily than others and why some people are able to run for much longer periods of time without fatigue… 

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