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    Facts.

    About muscles and strength training:

    1) How does a muscle grow?
    2) Become stronger?
    3) What happens to a muscle for it to grow/become stronger?
    4) What is progressive resistence strength training?
    5) How do you measure intensity?
    6) Machines are ideal for?
    7) Free weights are ideal for?
    8) Isolation VS compound movements ?
    9) How much recovery time does a muscle group need?
    10) How much recovery time does the Body need?
    11) What are energy pathways ?
    12) When does Anerobic become Aerobic ?
    13) Soreness - why does it happen ?
    14) Volume training is ideal for ?
    15) High Intensity is ideal for?


    Answers anyone?
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    1)thickening of the muscular fibers. growing of new fibers afaik not possible for humans
    2)grow and/or adaption of the CNS
    3)training
    6)getting big isolated muscles without intermuscular coordination. for nothing
    8)compound, strength wise
    12)its the other way round ... when does aerobic become anaerobic. at about the point where 60% of the muscle is contracted. sweating only due to aerobic stuff. it is no "switch" at that point, it is just that anaerobic is more important after that point
    13)microwounds in the muscle on fiber-level
    15)CNS adaption
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    And here we have ronin69 making a bid for the longest thread on Bullshido history. :happy10:


    13. Repititions build something called lactic acid. The reason is unimportant partially because I have forgotten why and don't care to search again. To get rid of it, you need circulation to the affected areas to flush out the toxins and antioxidative properties lactic acid possesses. Warm downs, dynamic stretching and drinking water will all help.

    11. No freaking idea.

    10. Recovery time is dependent on the individual; his or her current level of fitness, amount and type of exercise down, and diet.

    9. 48 hours is usually a good bet if you are doing weights. A back, chest, and legs split done three workouts per week will give the muscles one whole week to rest. That is how Piz Doff split's his. (Other time constraints as well.)

    8. Compound movements involve multiple joints and muscle groups. Isolation typically only works one joint. Examples of compound movements include manly exercises like squats, bench press, pullups, and inverted pushups. Isolation movements include movements like bicep curls, calf raises and my beloved gluteal extensions.

    Compound movements also stimulate the most hypertrophy and strength growth. Compound movements should generally be done first in a workout.

    6. 7. Machines versus Free Weights
    Free weights are ideal for building stabilizing muscles as there are less stabilizing from machines. Machines are better for those recovering from injury and have weaker body parts so therefore need the added stabilization a machine gives.

    4. Lift more weight and/or do more reps every time you workout. :)


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    Now, now...
    I thought a thread with the most common questions in ONE thread, would be a good thing.

    Also, I wanted MORE info than the STD crap that almost everyone knows.
    And I am sure that our good body Tae_Bo Master will help :)
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    http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/mayner1.htm
    Because google makes life easier.

    Quote Originally Posted by Stickx
    It must suck for legit practitioners of tai chi like Cullion to see their art get all watered down into exercise for seniors.
    Those who esteme qi have no strength. ~ Exposition of Insights into the Thirteen Postures Attrib: Wu Yuxiang founder of Wu style tai chi.
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    Not when you are trying to make a thread for all to reference...
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    if anyone else did it they'd be raped by insults. Oh the highschool drama this place envokes.

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    Oh Ronin you evil evil man. Trying to suck all of the knowledge out of my brain huh? And asking a variety of questions you damn well know I can't leave alone. This is gonna take for fucking ever. *sigh*

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    Oh, and since you wanted to be an ass making this thread, I'm gonna postwhore and make a different post for each answer.

    1. How does a muscle grow? Hypertrophy. What it comes down to is that the proteins in the muscle cell break down due to stress. The body responds to this breakdown by adding more proteins and other compounds to the cell. This is done in an over-compensating manner, which is consistent with all healing processes in the body.
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    2. Become stronger? This is primarily a CNS adaptation. The majority of strength increases come from the CNS learning how to fire the muscles more efficiently. Motor neurons transfer signals faster, the CNS learns optimal ratios of fibers to recruit for exactly the work required. And the body learns how to recruit muscle fibers with better synchronization.
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