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Types of Muscle Fibres

Types of Muscle Fibres

This video describes the characteristics of fast glycolytic, fast oxidative-glycolytic, and slow oxidative muscle fibers.

Time stamps

Skeletal muscle fibre types 0:09 

Chicken analogy 1:44 

Details of slow, intermediate and fast fibre characteristics 3:25 

Fibre proportions in various muscles 8:40 

Genetics and training affect proportions of fast and slow fibres 9:45 

Fast and slow fibres in meat 12:33 

Engaging different muscle fibres with exercise 13:37 

Summary chart 18:18 

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