Physiological makeup

Knowing an individual's ratio of muscle fibers can help you design a more effective training program. Individuals who are slow-twitch dominant will benefit more from higher volumes of training, while fast-twitch dominant athletes will progress more on a lower volume, higher intensity and higher acceleration training program.

An athlete's posture is also important to analyze. Think of your posture as the wheels of a car; if one of your tires is slightly misaligned it will reduce the performance of your car as well as lead to some overuse. If you drive only 10-20 miles per day chances are that it will not be much of a problem, however if you drive 100-200 miles per day the problems will compound very quickly.

The same goes for an athlete. The same misalignment in posture is compounded for an athlete because of the great demands he places on his body. While attaining the perfect posture is not always possible, reducing misalignment as much as possible will make for a longer, more productive career.

For individuals only looking to have a beautiful body, a good posture really creates a positive effect on how you look. Sloppy posture can make you look like a doof even if your muscle mass is high and body fat is low.

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The Basics Of Body Building

The Basics Of Body Building

Bodybuilding is the process of developing muscle fibers through various techniques. It is achieved through muscle conditioning, weight training, increased calorie intake, and resting your body as it repairs and heals itself, before restarting your workout routine.

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