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Fall 2016
Hypertrophy W
Training for
the Natural
Bodybuilder
By JOSH JOSH MILLER JOSH@TRANSFORMATIONPERSONALTRAINING COM COM WWW KENTUCKyNATURALBODyBUILDING COM COM hen looking at at your muscle muscle anatomy you you will find 2 2 different types of muscles: Type Type Type 1 1 (slow twitch) twitch) Type Type Type 2 2 (Fast twitch) twitch) Type Type Type 1 1 muscle fibers are more resistant to growth produce a a a a a a a low power output but resist resist fatigue and can recover quickly The muscle group we we are concerned with for
a a a a a a a Natural
Bodybuilding program is the Type 2 2 (Fast twitch) muscle muscle fibers fibers The type 2 2 muscle muscle fibers fibers have a a a a a a a a a much higher potential for
growth and power output (which is is what a a a a a a a a a a a Natural
Bodybuilder
wants to to accom- plish) Type Type 2 muscle muscle fibers fibers tend to to fatigue at at at at at a a a a a a a a a a a a much faster rate than the Type Type 1 muscle muscle fibers fibers With consistency in in in in your weight training program you you you you can can train train train so that you you you you build more of of a a a a a a a a a a particular type of of muscle muscle fiber fiber With ongoing strength training you you you can can develop more type 2 muscle muscle muscle fibers which will produce muscle muscle muscle hypertrophy (increase in in the size of your skel- etal muscles) 24
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